History of the St. Clair Theatre at Westmount Ave.

The following article is reproduced here with permission from the Historic Toronto blog. The original story and other interesting historical stories can be found by clicking here . . .   Toronto’s old movie houses—the St. Clair Theatre (near Dufferin St.) 02OCT The above photo was taken in March of 1921, gazing east along St. Clair […]

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Regal Heights Changemakers and the Residents’ Association Featured in a Toronto Star Article

Call it do-it-yourself democracy. In Toronto, Dave Meslin is considered the wizard By SABRINA NANJI  Democracy Reporter Thu., Aug. 23, 2018 . If you want to see democracyin action, just follow the yellow, blue and orange road. The path is paved with unsanctioned street art, guerrilla gardens and illegal maple syrup tree taps. At least that’s the […]

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RHRA members receive volunteer awards

The Province of Ontario has recognized four long-time members of the Regal Heights Residents’ Association for their work with the group. Members were honoured with the Ontario Volunteer Service Award at a ceremony on April 7 at the beautifully renovated Grand Symes Room. Harry Lay, Peter Norman, Severino Centritto, and Art Dacks were awarded a […]

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Regal Heights to get Garrison Creek signs

Regal Heights is about to get four new decorative street signs that recognize the importance Garrison Creek in the community. Councillor Cesar Palacio generously offered to support the project. In the coming months, signs similar to the one shown in the concept drawing will be installed at the following intersections: Rosemount and Lauder Springmount and […]

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Historical Plaque Ceremony Regal Road School

On September 24, 2007, a plaque was unveiled at Regal Road School recognizing the restoration of the portico by a combined effort of the Regal Heights Residents’ Association, Councillor Palacio’s office, the Toronto District School Board and Heritage Toronto. Mary Bull, who lives in the area and is a descendant of the original owner of […]

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Regal Heights Residents Honoured with Canada 150 Award

Residents of Regal Heights were among citizens honoured Thursday night at the Davenport Canada 150 Leadership Awards. Four of the 16 awards presented by Davenport MP Julie Dzerowicz went to people from the neighbourhood: Florence Watts, Margaret Smith, Dave Meslin and John Keating. All are active members of the Regal Heights Residents’ Association. The federal […]

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Lt John Roberts Kenmure Lane

On Wednesday November 15th there was a naming ceremony for Lt John Roberts Kenmure Lane in the south east part of Regal Heights. The following is a note from Councillor Palacio: .   Dear Friends, Hope this e-mail finds you well. Earlier this year, my office worked in partnership with Ms. Debbie Vrbicek to name […]

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