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What would locals like others know about Toronto? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:

Parks
Facebook
@TorontoPFR
toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/parks-gardens-beaches

Berczy Park
berczy.wordpress.com
facebook.com/BerczyPark

Dieppe Park
facebook.com/Friends-of-Dieppe-Park

Regent Park
facebook.com/FriendsOfRegentPark

Rouge Park
rougepark.com@RougePark

Smythe Park
facebook.com/smythepark

St James
https://www.toronto.ca/data/parks/prd/facilities/complex/408/index.html
Friends of St James Park Toronto
friendsofstjamesparkto.com
Facebook

Toronto Island Park
Facebook

Waterfront Toronto
waterfrontoronto.ca
Facebook
Youtube

green-gateway-to-the-waterfront

October 19 Webinar
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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.

Government
toronto.ca

Downsville
People and place come together in green-minded design for Downsview development in north Toronto@alexbozikovic
Downsview Airport – Wikipedia

Places to visit
Chocosol, 1131 St. Clair Avenue West
facebook

Dios de Chocolate on the Loom

Indigenous Cultures
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/a-defining-moment-for-tkaronto/article18432992
http://www.torontoforall.ca/indigenous-peoples-of-tkaronto

Headlines
http://boingboing.net/2017/08/05/toronto-the-goodbye.html
https://www.utoronto.ca/news/u-t-joins-global-biodiversity-heritage-library-digitize-archive-science-literature
Toronto’s Farmers’ Markets: St. Lawrence Market

Recommended Listening
https://www.sportsnet.ca/590
https://www.sportsnet.ca/podcasts
http://player.sportsnet590.ca
https://www.sportsnet.ca/?s=greg+brady

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.

Events
June Summer Solstice
October imagineNATIVE

Twitter
@ocReLEAF
@ConsulMexTor
@RudkinDave
@ROMToronto
@ROMPalaeo
@parkdalewalking
@GreenLineTO
@Walk_TO
@MoreMossPark
@ChocoSolTraders
https://twitter.com/TCATonline
https://twitter.com/TorontoPFR
https://twitter.com/Walk_TO
https://twitter.com/TZWConservancy

Elsewhere on the Web
Royal Ontario Museum
heritagetoronto.org
nowtoronto.com
centennialcollege.ca
Munk Centre for International Studies
scotiabankarena.com

City of Toronto – toronto.ca

Toronto – Flickr – tdot
Toronto Highs & Lows

Evergreen at the Brickworks
evergreen.ca/rethinkspace
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.

http://www.niagaraparks.com/abouthttp://www.torontozoo.com/conservation/green.asp
http://www.arcgis.com/apps/MapJournal/index.html?appid=93ee1f7778eb43f9abcbc73df4d2398d

https://nowtoronto.com/news/ecoholic/fish-out-of-water-the-sustainable-seafood-guide

News
thestar.com

Where to eat in Toronto
Frida Restaurant and Bar
fridarestaurant.ca
@FridaRestaurant
Facebook

Food
Tasting the Global City

Education
georgebrown.ca

Locals and Visitors
Locals and Tourists #10 (GTWA #10): Toronto

Embedded Tweets

Wikipedia
BMO Field
Toronto
Task Force to Bring Back the Don

Features

Planeta.com

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