Community Transit Meeting – Feb. 29, 2016

This Monday, MPP Albanese, Councillor Di Giorgio and Councillor Nunziata are hosting a meeting to discuss transit plans for our area with a specific focus on SmartTrack. Throughout the City, meetings are being held so that residents can learn more about integrated transit planning and provide feedback on key projects and studies underway.

Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 7pm
York Civic Centre
2700 Eglinton Ave. West

Transit Meeting February 29

Request for Expressions of Interest, Artscape Weston Hub – Deadline Mar. 18/16

Artscape Weston HubCalling artists, arts groups and not-for-profit arts, cultural and community organizations. Artscape is currently seeking expressions of interest from potential program providers and tenants for the Artscape Weston Hub, a dynamic, publicly accessible space slated to open in late 2018. What do you see yourself doing there and how could the space be designed to facilitate it?

This new community cultural hub, with 8,200 square feet of indoor programming space and 12,400 square feet of outdoor programming space, will provide a platform for arts, cultural and community programming that is accessible to all of Weston.

Click for the full Request for Expressions of Interest for Artscape Weston Hub.
Deadline for submissions is March 18, 2016 at 5:00 PM.

Download PDF of the Artscape ROEI

This is an opportunity for the entire creative community to help shape the vision for Artscape Weston Hub and finalize the exact balance, types and sizes of spaces within the community cultural hub.

Councillors vote in favour of Weston Community Cultural Hub

It was unanimous – west-end councillors voted in favour of the proposal for the Weston Community Cultural Hub at the Nov. 9 meeting of Etobicoke York Community Council.

The project will see the construction of a 794-square-metre Creative Cultural Hub, with 26 affordable live/work artist units at 33 King St. and 2 Elsmere Ave.; the creation of a 1,200 square-metre outdoor community open space at 22 John St., which will be used for an enhanced Weston Farmers Market and public open space; and a 30-storey, 370-unit rental apartment building with seven townhouses at street level.

Read the full Inside Toronto article….