A sample agenda from a prior meeting. We are nothing if not organized!
As a reminder, we are all getting together for an open executive meeting Monday, September 30th at 7:30pm at Loyola Arrupe Centre, 1709 Bloor W (near Keele Station). Email email@example.com if you have any meeting questions or suggestions. We look forward to seeing you!
UKRAINIAN PARADE: On Saturday September 14th at 10am we will be walking in the Ukrainian Parade. We are meeting at the Bloor entrance of High Park. The Parade will be approximately one hour long. Please email Gabriela Gonzalez or Ryan Hobson for more information.
UKRAINIAN AND POLISH FEST TABLES: All day Saturday September 14th and Sunday September 15th we will be hosting Liberal tables at the Ukrainian and Polish festivals. It’s going to be a fun and community driven weekend and we want you to be part of it. Please stop by our tables to say hi. Also, if you’re able to help, we need more volunteers to help staff the tables between 9am and 6pm. Each shift is three hours. Please email Gabriela Gonzalez or Ryan Hobson if you’re able to help out.
TERRY FOX RUN: In addition to the festivals, a group of Parkdale-High Park Liberals will be taking part in the Terry Fox Run on Sunday, September 15th. There is no minimum donation required and you can walk, run, cycle or ride 5 or 10km. Please consider joining our team and supporting us with a donation. Register or donate here.
OPEN EXECUTIVE MEETING: We are all getting together to keep up our momentum and do future planning on Monday, September 30th at 7:30pm at Loyola Arrupe Centre, 1709 Bloor W (near Keele Station). Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any meeting questions or suggestions.
Join us for this annual neighbourhood event. We’d love to hear your thoughts on our new leader Justin Trudeau.
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Please join us at tonight’s open executive meeting. All are very welcome and we love to see new faces!
- WHEN: Tuesday, July 16th at 7:30 pm
- WHERE: Loyola Arrupe Centre, 1709 Bloor W (near Keele Station)
The development of Keele Street brought an important vitality to our local community. Keele Street, which runs along the north central part of the riding, has a unique history.
William Keele bought a 100-acre property in 1834, followed by two more parcels in 1840 and 1857. He then created the Carleton Race Course, where the Queen’s Plate was run for the first time in 1860.
Keele’s son Charles sold the racecourse in 1882, and the whole property in 1884. A CPR terminal was opened on the land in 1884, thus laying the groundwork for the building of the area to be known as the Junction.
For more civil development trivia and gorgeous accompanying images, read Toronto Street Names An Illustrated Guide to Their Origins by Leonard Wise & Allan Gould, Firefly Books, 2011.
A brand new initiative has begun: the Parkdale—High Park Supporters Committee. First launched at the end of 2012 to encourage people in the riding to register as supporters to be eligible to vote in the recent Party leadership contest won by Justin Trudeau, the Supporters Committee is now shifting its focus.
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Great crowd, great friends.
Congratulations to our new leader Justin Trudeau, and another thank you to everyone who joined us at our local fundraiser with him last summer. For those who missed it, pictures from the event are on our Facebook photo stream here.
WHEN: Monday, June 10th at 7:30pm
WHERE: Loyola Arrupe Centre, 1709 Bloor W (near Keele Station)
Katie Telford – the recent Campaign Director of Justin Trudeau’s successful leadership bid, the current National Election Readiness and Transition Co-chair – will be joining us at our upcoming open executive meeting.
This is a chance to talk with Katie about Justin’s vision and the strategy for the next election in an intimate, informal setting. It’s also a chance to reconnect with old friends and make new ones at our always boisterous and engaging open executive meetings. For those of you that have never attended one of our meetings before, come out and see what the Parkdale-High Park Federal Liberal Association is all about.