Neighbourhood Improvement Areas:

  • #61 Taylor-Massey
  • #121 Oakridge

Councillor & Ward:

Brad Bradford, Ward 19

2019 Meeting Schedule:

Date Location Time
August 13 Crescent Town Club Inc.- 2A The Market Place 6-8 p.m.
September 10 Neighbourhood Link Support Service – 3036 Danforth Ave. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (noon)
October 8 Oakridge Community Centre – 63 Pharmacy Ave. 6-8 p.m.
November 12 Access Point Danforth – 3079 Danforth Ave. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (noon)

2018-2019 Priority Actions:

  • Physical Surroundings: Enhancement of a joint Taylor Massey and Oakridge (TMO) Safety Network by:
    • Increasing community policing initiatives to improve community relations
    • Promoting Police Partnership with TMO Safety Network, Paramedics, Toronto Community Housing Corporation
  • Physical Surroundings: Use Partnership Opportunity Legacy Funds to create accessible community kitchen spaces for Lumsden residents, redesign Dentonia Clubhouse to increase community access to space, and enhance Oakridge Community Centre kitchen
  • Participation in Civic Decision-Making: Increase civic engagement programs with information on how communities can access information and participate in decision making
  • Social Development:
    • Establish a working relationship with Toronto District School Board and Toronto Catholic District School Board to increase support for children and youth to succeed in school
    • Increase resident access to Wi-Fi and internet
  • Healthy Lives: Create a health and well-being plan to address concerns identified by local stakeholders—including focusing on mental health

2017 Priority Actions:

  • Participation in Civic Decision-Making: Collaborated to promote and support residents in the Participatory Budgeting pilot project in Oakridge, through which $250,000 was committed to neighbourhood upgrades that residents proposed and voted on
    • Funded projects included a new performance stage, a mural on an underpass, a new walking/running path, and a playground upgrade
  • Economic Opportunities: Developed and delivered eight workshops for youth in Taylor Massey and Oakridge to help increase their knowledge around managing and growing their money
  • Social Development: Collaboratively organized community information fairs to increase knowledge-sharing among service providers and residents, and to engage more residents into the work of the Neighbourhood Planning Table