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NEWS: Report urges reduction of traffic lanes on Avenue Road (Aug. 2021)

September 8th, 2021 · No Comments

Cyclist death spotlights lack of bike lanes in the plan

The Avenue Road Safety Coalition proposes reducing Avenue Road from six lanes to four and adding a linear park. COURTESY BROWN AND STOREY

By Madeline Smart

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CHATTER: Huron St. Playground going leash-free (Jan. 2021)

January 27th, 2021 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Huron St. Playground going leash-free (Jan. 2021)

300 square metres of off-leash freedom is being implemented on the West side of the park. BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS

The Annex has just three designated off-leash dog park areas: Bickford Park, Ramsden Park, and Vermont Square Park. A 2018 motion to add a fourth off-leash area (OLA) in the neighbourhood is now underway at Huron Street Playground. Located just northwest of Bloor Street West and St. George Street, the park currently has a few playground structures including a rope climber, a sandbox, a swing set, and a small rock-climbing structure. 

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