Congratulations to MP Julie Dzerowicz

On October 21st., 2019 there was a federal election for parliament and incumbent MP Julie Dzerowicz secured her second term as Member of Parliament for Davenport riding, in the contest. RHRA Chairman John Keating sent the following letter of congratulations to Julie on behalf of the Regal Heights Residents’ Association

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Edward McIlwain Lane

On Wednesday, June 26th at 6 pm, the laneway between Oakwood Ave. and Regal Rd. will be officially named “Edward McIlwain Lane”. Come and join in the recognition of a former well-respected neighbor and friend to all. Everyone is welcome! About Edward McIlwain Edward McIlwain lived at 1380 Davenport for over fifty years. He came […]

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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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