Report Back: 1st PFN and Maytree Building Blocks workshop at PARC

On July 23, in partnership with Maytree Foundation’s Building Blocks, Parkdale Food Network and PARC hosted an event on civic engagement and food security. This event brought together community members largely from PARC and representatives from all three levels of government representative offices for Parkdale-HighPark (City Councilor Gord Perks, MPP Cheri DiNovo, and MP Peggy Nash). The event provided opportunities for people to learn … Read More

WEFC’s Food Hub Open House

West End Food Co-op has been working toward opening up a community food hub in Parkdale – coop store and community kitchen in the ground level of Parkdale Community Health Centre. This Saturday July 21st, WEFC is hosting a Open House of this exciting community hub that is opening soon! Date: July 21st (Sat), 2012Time: 12pm-4pmPlace: 1229 Queen St West Details: http://westendfood.coop/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=173

Population change in Parkdale from 2006 to 2011

Some of the 2011 census data have been already released at the Statistics Canada website, although the comparison has become difficult due to the loss of mandatory long-form census. That said, the data still tells us something. Here, Geosearch 2011 allowed to track the population change in Parkdale from 2006 to 2011 by census tract.  What do you think of this?