Initiatives

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 …

Official Launch Week

Thank you to the volunteers (your very own neighbours!) who helped colour the neighbourhood green, grey and white in January 2019, for our official launch. Volunteers: Alisa Posesorski, Ava Kitz, …

Toronto Neighbourhood Summit

Community activist Dave Meslin organized the one-day Toronto Neighbourhood Summit, which BPRO attended on April 6.  Toronto is a city of neighbourhoods and the agenda was to share ideas between …

250 Lawrence – Update

BPRO continues to monitor the initiation of the Site Plan Working Group. This group will be involved in the next stages of planning and will include BPRO representation. We’d like to …

1507 Avenue Road

Many will have noticed renovations taking place to the old Mac’s convenience store at the northeast corner of Avenue Road and Lawrence. The Bedford Park Residents Organization (BPRO) recently participated …