Traffic Safety – an oxymoron?

An important message from John Hiddema, SEDRA Co-President The term traffic safety is used as a catch-all for conversations about what happens on our streets as we move about the city. It covers what goes wrong when vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists collide. That said, it’s not traffic we want to keep safe, it’s people. Lost … Read more

Six Reasons to Renew Your SEDRA Membership Today

Over the last several months, we have been working hard for you, our neighbours. Our board members and able volunteers continue to invest hours of their time on many projects. We work closely with residents, city councillors, city staff, other associations and developers to find common ground and advocate for the interests of those who … Read more

Bill 23: Ford’s Housing Plan is built upon a Field of Dreams

On October 25, 2022 Premier Doug Ford said that ‘Everyone’s dream is to have a little white picket fence.’ Meanwhile his government proposed Bill 23 that does nothing to provide for affordable housing and fails to build liveable communities. Bill 23 is a complex piece of omnibus legislation that, if passed, will make a multitude … Read more

A New Electoral Map is Taking Shape for all of Toronto

Welcome to the riding of St. Clair – Mt. Pleasant … What? The provincial government’s decision to change the ward boundaries in Toronto was made in 2018. This decision aligned the city’s wards with the federal/provincial riding boundaries to create 25 new wards. The federal government modifies electoral boundaries after every 10-year census to reflect … Read more

Calling all mural artists

The Midtown Yonge BIA is currently undertaking “Midtown Yonge BIA Connects! Through Community Animation & Art”, an ambitious project to define a shared sense ofcommunity identity through public art. The BIA believes public art is key in building their business community back better from the pandemic, enlivening the streetscape after years of development, making the … Read more