What would locals like others know about Toronto? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:
Friends of St James Park Toronto
Toronto Island Park
October 19 Webinar
The Making of the New Don River.
Creating a magnificent Toronto Waterfront.
Planning. Design. Citizen engagement. Finance. Politics.
This presentation will explain the complex design challenges behind the naturalization and flood protection of the lower Don River, which entails moving the river mouth a half-kilometer south of is present route through the Keating Channel. Integral to this project is the creation a riverine park and wetland system that will restore habitat and create a new network of riverfront parks. Chris Glaisek (@cglaisek) is the Chief Planning and Design Officer at Waterfront Toronto (@WaterfrontTO), where he is responsible for precinct planning and design in the 2,000-acre Designated Waterfront Area. Chris is a passionate advocate for design excellence and strives to ensure high standards are achieved in development of parks and public realm, new buildings, streetscapes and infrastructure. Under Chris’s stewardship, Waterfront Toronto has received more than 80 national and international design awards and nominations for its master plans, parks, and streetscape designs.
Toronto’s Farmers’ Markets: St. Lawrence Market
Lost and Found Toronto – Take a tour of Canada’s largest and most multicultural city via it’s underground walkways, it’s myriad of restaurants and a Toronto Raptors home game.
Elsewhere on the Web
Toronto International Film Festival: TIFF @TIFF_net
Royal Ontario Museum
Munk Centre for International Studies
City of Toronto – toronto.ca
Evergreen at the Brickworks
center for experiencing the relationship between nature, culture and community. Located on a unique natural and industrial heritage site, it is a destination for families and individuals to enjoy a natural refuge, while sampling a rich offering of programs and services – from gardening workshops, heritage tours, and clay-making and organic food markets, to a retail nursery, demonstration gardens and leading-edge green design techniques.