Neighbourhood Improvement Areas:

  • #24 Black Creek
  • #25 Glenfield Jane Heights

Councillor & Ward:

Anthony Perruzza, Ward 7

2019 Meeting Schedule:

Date Location Time
September 25 Oakdale Community Centre – 350 Grandravine Dr. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
October 23 Oakdale Community Centre – 350 Grandravine Dr. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
November 20 Oakdale Community Centre – 350 Grandravine Dr. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
December 16 Oakdale Community Centre – 350 Grandravine Dr. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

2018-2019 Priority Actions:

  • Participation in Decision Making:¬†Outreach to and engage with diverse residents from across Black Creek and Glenfield Jane Heights Neighbourhood Improvement Areas, and bring them into the planning table process
  • Social Development:
    • Facilitate the recognition of the leadership and volunteer contributions residents are making in their community
    • Offer capacity building workshops for Residents
    • Empower the positive Jane and Finch resident narrative through storytelling and the sharing of lived experiences using a variety of mediums

2017 Priority Actions:

  • Participation in Civic Decision-Making: Received a catalyst grant from York University to research resident issues; held two strategic planning sessions with stakeholders and six work groups worked to implement the report recommendations
  • Economic Opportunities: Provided First Aid/CPR and job search skill training to¬†58 adult residents
  • Healthy Lives: Implemented the Community Garden Network to connect local services and food sources; provided materials,
    seeds, soil, and tool sharing

    • Delivered workshops on food literacy, small- and large-scale gardening, food preparation and preserving, and community services
  • Economic Opportunities: 80 high school youth participated in HIGH FIVE, First Aid/CPR, food handling and employability training

The work of the Jane Finch Task Force is no longer aligned with the Toronto Strong Neighbourhood Strategy (TSNS) 2020, as of July 2018.