Initiatives

Avenue Road & Lawrence

A drawing, courtesy of First Capital, of the northeast corner of Avenue Road and Lawrence.  The pink area shows all the land now owned by First Capital.  The site includes …

Avenue Road & Lawrence

More development is coming our way. This is why BPRO was so concerned with 250 Lawrence, because we knew it would set a precedent for development on the corner. First …

250 Lawrence – Update

BPRO has voiced our current concerns at the Site Working Group meetings, and has been working in tandem with our Councillor, Mike Colle, on the following issues: To deny lane …

Annual General Meeting

Please join us on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 from 7-8:30 pm at Fairlawn Avenue United Church.  This will be BPRO’s first AGM and we hope everyone will come out to …

Bedford Park Walk

35-40 people joined the BP Historical Walk, run by the North Toronto Historical Society on Sunday October 6.  The focus of the information shared was on the development of Bedford …

250 Lawrence – Update

Following participation in a City-led site plan working group, we are extremely disappointed to learn that certain deliverables discussed and promised at the LPAT hearing are not happening. The Douglas Greenbelt …

Membership – Update

With less than nine full months behind us since our official launch on January 14, 2019, over 13% of our catchment area has signed up.  Our target was to reach …

Federal Candidates Meeting

BPRO and Fairlawn Avenue United Church co-presented the Federal Candidates Meeting on September 25.  We estimate between 200 – 225 people attended.  The candidates who took part were: Reuben DeBoer, …

Re-Routing Lawrence Buses

The bus terminal at the Lawrence TTC station is scheduled for underground re-surfacing beginning in June.  The project will continue until at least the end of 2019 and will reduce …