Encampments in Ward 8

This article, from May 11, has details on the rise of encampments across Ward 8 and how the Encampment Response Team works with individuals to find them appropriate shelter or housing.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Encampments have long been hidden from public view, but since the COVID-19 pandemic, encampments have become more publicly visible. This article has information on the City’s response to encampments.

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Sam Lawrence Master Plan unveiled

This article, from September 21, includes the unveiling of the Sam Lawrence Park Master Plan.

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One of the most picturesque areas of the city is in line for major improvements, with better connecting trails for hikers, runners and cyclists while creating safer intersections for drivers, helping to revitalize one of the city’s oldest parks while adding to its escarpment allure.

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Love your pet, but please remember to pick up after them.

This article details information about responsible pet ownership and a reminder to residents to pick up after one’s pet.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With many of us being around the house more, we know that Max, Yogi, or Molly may be getting a little more love, affection, and attention as we all deal with the new realities of being at home.

Although our dogs may love the extra time together, it’s important to remember that some neighbours don’t enjoy stepping on Max’s leftovers in the park, something we’ve been hearing about at the Ward 8 office.

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Ward 8 Jane’s Walk Tours of Auchmar and Sam Lawrence Park – This Weekend

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours!

This weekend Ward 8 will be hosting two Jane’s Walk tours as part of a City wide festival of free, citizen-led walking conversations inspired by Jane Jacobs.

This year there will be walks at both Auchmar and Sam Lawrence Park in Ward 8.

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