Most of the tab for three new dog parks in Scarborough is being picked up by developers, Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker says. On Oct. 6, the Ward 38 councillor announced Scarborough will be gaining the three new dog parks. The total cost of the new parks is pegged at $700,000, with $500,000 being paid for through what are known as Section 37 contributions: money paid by developers and used to improve communities.
Glenn De Baeremaeker
On Oct 6. Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker held a Cutest Dog Contest at Thomson Memorial Park. Scarborough residents brought their canine companions to the dog park and entered them into some friendly competitions including cutest dog (small, medium and large), longest tail, best dressed, dogs who look like their owners and of course, best trick.
The question of improving the public transit in Scarborough still needs an answer. Coun. Glenn De Baeremaeker (Ward 38, Scarborough Centre) is hoping to see an upgrade in the Scarborough RT system in the near future.
Coun. Glenn De Baeremaker seeks a ban on killing, trapping or poisoning coyotes in Toronto.
“Ford is turning Toronto into a joke and people in Europe and the U.S are laughing at us because of his antics…”
A city committee will consider a proposal next week to implement off-leash dog hours in early mornings and late nights in select local parks.
Everything seemed calm as Heather Hill walked toward the barn. But once the doors opened, the smell of rotten flesh and the barking of 400 dogs proved otherwise. Puppies were kept in groups of about eight, in small rooms and forced to stand on metal grates allowing their excrement to fall through. “It was more disgusting than you can ever imagine. She knew nothing about the breeds.”
Of Toronto’s 44 wards, 10 are in Scarborough. Here’s a cheat sheet of some of the basics on each.
Scarborough Centre councillor Glenn de Baeremaeker proposed a ban on shark fins, which was approved by the Toronto Council late October. Scarborough Chinese restaurant consumers and staff gave their comments on the recent legislation.
Regressive. Out of touch. Anti-Toronto. These are only a few of the words Rob Ford’s critics use to describe the Toronto mayor. Scarborough residents seem to disagree.