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History Parks Toronto Walking

Exploring Earl Bales Park

View from the top of the ski hill at Earl Bales Park Last Sunday afternoon, I went for a walk around Earl Bales Park. The large, multiuse green space is located near the corner of Bathurst Street and Sheppard Avenue in North York; it also descends into the West Don Ravine. It was a delight […]

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Toronto Urban Planning

Farewell to to Bathurst Manor Plaza

This Sunday July 31, another suburban shopping plaza in Toronto will close for good. For over 50 years, Bathurst Manor Plaza, at the corner of Wilmington Avenue and Overbrook Place, served the local community. At its peak, it had Sunnybrook Market, a local grocery store, a Shoppers Drug Mart, LCBO, and a CIBC bank branch. It also had several clothing stores, an optician, […]

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Election Toronto

Mapping the 2014 Toronto election: Wards 33 and 34, Don Valley East

With my vacation over, and back in Toronto, it’s about time to finish posting maps of the poll-by-poll results of the 2014 Toronto municipal election. In this post, I take a quick look at Wards 33 and 34, Don Valley East. Ward 33, in North York’s northeastern corner, is represented by centre-left veteran councillor Shelley […]

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Election Maps

Mapping the 2014 Toronto election: Wards 23 and 24

Poll results of the mayoral race in Ward 23 Poll results of the mayoral race in Ward 24 There’s not a lot to say about the mayoral race in Wards 23 and 24, Willowdale. Ward 23 is Toronto’s most populated ward, with over 88,000 residents; the ward’s population grew by 11.2% in the last 5 […]

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Election Maps

Mapping the 2014 Toronto election: Wards 9 and 10

Poll results of the mayoral race in Ward 9 Poll results of the mayoral race in Ward 10 This weekend, let’s have a quick look at the 2014 election results in Wards 9 and 10, York Centre. Both wards are located north of Highway 401 in the former City of North York. Allen Road and Dufferin […]