Dufferin Grove Park News
The Unofficial Website of Dufferin Grove Park, Toronto

Publications


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Films

Citizen-Z Cavan Young's 2004 film about the zamboni crisis

The Big Back Yard in Dufferin park, a 1995 film made by Amnon Buchbinder


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Basics

About this site

A project of CELOS

This is not a government website. Read about the Website & Privacy Policies See About Us and the Park for more information.


Dufferin Grove Park

Dufferin Grove Park is a public neighbourhood park located in Toronto Canada, just south of Bloor, on the east side of Dufferin.

Location and Contacts

Click here for a map.
Email:dufferinpark@gmail.com
Staff: 416-392-0913

The basics

- How To Get Involved
- The Role of the Park


Local Discussion Groups

Independent neighbourhood groups:

 
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Custodians:
The Dufferin Grove Farmers' market has its own website

The Weekly Market Notes are available on-line at www.dufferingrovemarket.ca

The Farmers' Market continues all year round, every Thursday, rain or shine.

 

Current News


shingles missing, May 2019

Playground café maintenance: If you want to help preserve the cob café: ask staff to fix small problems before they get big, email the staff supervisor: Keith.Storey@toronto.ca.

 

BLOG


April 26, 2019, from the editor...

Dufferin Grove meetings: public discussion is replaced by public shopping: read more

 

Reports


The Dufferin Grove neighbourhood is UNDER CONSTRUCTION: see our MAP of 23 new major developments (many condos, some rentals, some very tall towers) + 4 park/community centre renovations or replacements

 

Neighbourhood opinions...

....about replacing the two rink surfaces (March 27 to April 2, 2019): letters (spoiler alert: some say yes, most say no)


The "Northwest corner revitalization" meeting reports, documents and correspondence:

page 1, page 2, page 3, page 4.

Question: why not use the $4 million to fix the whole park instead of just one corner? What needs fixing.

Answer: because the city's Capital Projects planning staff can't cover their payroll by just fixing things, they need big new projects.....read the posts


Accessibility for everyone at Dufferin Grove Park:

- a little history and a tour with the head of the Stopgap Foundation, Luke Anderson: pictures and text and the talk he gave at this park, here.


A park booklet: "Dufferin Grove Park as a neighbourhood commons, 1993 to 2015" is posted here -- a little history, at the end of an era, with stories, lots of coloured photos, and some short interviews. To get a paper copy, e-mail celosadmin@gmail.com.