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Leslieville-Riverdale Tree Project

The Leslieville-Riverdale Tree Project is neighbours talking with neighbours to improve our local tree canopy. The Project addresses a critical problem of dying mature trees in this southeast Toronto neighbourhood (Ward 30) while helping the City of Toronto meet its goals of beautification, doubling of the tree canopy and improving overall air quality.

South Riverdale Environmental Liaison Committee

Residents meet with government and local planning officials, as well as industry and elected representatives, to share information and concerns about environmental issues in South Riverdale.

Issues include:

  • air and soil quality
  • odour
  • incineration and garbage disposal
  • industrial waste

Portlands Action Committee

This group is currently dormant. The city of Toronto has initiated a Portlands planning study which will be released in early 2014. If you are interested in learning more or getting involved please email or call Paul Young (416-461-1925 ext.

Healthy Child Screening Days

Free health testing of children aged 2 to 6 years old at South Riverdale Community Health Centre (twice a year), in partnership with the Toronto District School Board and Toronto First Duty. Information and referrals for health and community services. Child must be accompanied by a parent.

Parent & Child Groups

Parents and caregivers meet, take part in discussions and enjoy activities with their children. All groups are led by a health promoter, with social workers, dietitians and nurses presenting information and answering questions. 8 sessions, 2 ½ hours each. Each session includes a 30-minute discussion, as well as time to share information.

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