Category Archives: general

Welcome!

Welcome to the website for the Trefann Court Residents Association. Scroll down to read all items (listed in date order, newest items first), or use the menu on the right to view a recent post, view comments by other readers, … Continue reading

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Shuter St parking problems

Longtime Shuter St residents will have noticed an increase during the past few years in “all day” parking on Shuter – in spite of the 3 hour limit, sporadically enforced.  All nearby streets (Wascana Sackville, Sumach) have 1 hour limits, … Continue reading

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from all sides

You likely know that Google Maps will display satellite photos (as well as street views).  One nice feature of Bing aerial photos is the ability to view from several different angles. (when using “angled views”). To demonstrate, here are four … Continue reading

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longtime school crossing guard retires

It is with mixed feelings (1 part ‘happy for her’ + 1 part ‘sad for us’) that we say “Happy Retirement” to a wonderful individual in our neighbourhood. Crossing Guard Anne is leaving her post, (held for more than 30 … Continue reading

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Trefann Court history

The Trefann Court Residents Association has a long and colourful history; its founding meeting was August 11, 1966. Earlier in their respective careers, four ex-Toronto mayors helped organize this neighbourhood: David Crombie, John Sewell, June Rowlands and Barbara Hall. The … Continue reading

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public meeting

A core of motivated Downtown residents is inserting new life into what was once a formidable community group – the Trefann Court Residents’ Association. Our aim is to increase information sharing and provide a forum for Trefann Court residents to … Continue reading

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Merry Xmas – 2007

Here is the Xmas greeting we sent to Councillor McConnell. During the fall of 2007, dog owners in the Shuter-Sumach park were being unfairly hassled by city inspectors, even when dogs were on leash. Hopefully the city won’t be hassling … Continue reading

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SuWaDoSh picnic

Approximately 40 residents from Sumach, Wascana, Douglas Co-op and Shuter (take the first 2 letters of each street name: SuWaDoSh) gathered in Stinky’s Park (Shuter+Sumach) at noon on Sunday July 15 to enjoy a sunny summer day, to chat, and … Continue reading

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Corktown’s Irish connection

Why is our neighbourhood area called “Corktown”? A quick answer appeared awhile ago in Toronto Life. Local historian Bruce Bell wrote a more extensive explanation in an Aug 2005 Bulletin article. Here is an excerpt. “One of Toronto’s “newest” neighbourhoods … Continue reading

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trefann.org

For several years, Corktown has had both a website and an email discussion list. Percy Street residents recently announced their own electronic presence, implemented using blog software. And then the mysterious FWIS surfaced. So here’s (another) attempt at a blog … Continue reading

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