Category Archives: Regent Park

school re-opens

After 2 years of renovations (and $8 million over budget), Nelson Mandela Park Public School finally reopened March 19, 2013. The school’s official opening was June 10, 2013; no one from the community was invited (although we endured 2 years … Continue reading

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more dirt

It’s obvious that the problem of significant construction dirt on Shuter St is not taken seriously by Councillor McConnell or by TCHC. Dirt control techniques promised 9 months ago for the Sackville St entrance to the Regent Park construction site … Continue reading

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swimming soon ?

The pools at the Regent Park Aquatic Centre have been filled, but no signs on the building to indicate an opening date. Updated: mid-Aug opening, according to our city councillor’s office (see details)

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Regent Park: June 2012

June 26 was the 2nd meeting of the “Regent Park Community Construction Liaison Committee”.  No Regent Park residents attended; neither did the contractor. See meeting minutes and TCHC’s presentation; following is our account of this meeting. The problem of construction … Continue reading

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Regent Park: March 2012

It’s been almost a year since TCHC met with residents living adjacent to Regent Park, to give us an update. For several months, Shuter St has been clogged with mud, from TCHC and TDSB construction activity (see photos).  In response … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Regent Park – an independent view

[Ryan Kohls is a student in Ryerson’s Masters in Journalism programme. Ryan’s blog contains other writings.] As Regent Park enters the second, and largest, phase of its $1 billion facelift, some nearby residents and at least one expert fear that … Continue reading

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Regent Park dirt

Look at these photos; our neighbourhood continues to get “substandard” service from the city. If they were considerate of the existing Trefann Court residents, TCHC and the City of Toronto would be making more effort to promptly clean construction dirt … Continue reading

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Busy Beavers

If you have a large enough machine, you can chop down trees so quickly, that almost no one will notice. Regent Street is to be retained as part of the “New and Improved” Regent Park; too bad the city doesn’t … Continue reading

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Regent Park: March 2011

On March 17, several Shuter residents met with TCHC staff, to get an update on the status of Regent Park phase 2 development.  According to TCHC: 444 existing units to be demolished during phase 2 (demolition almost complete) reconstruction to … Continue reading

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Regent Park: Feb 2011

Here is an official summary of Regent Park redevelopment: about Regent Park:  phase 1, phase 2 status building profiles (what has been built to date) In case the above links no longer work, here is a copy of those pages, … Continue reading

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