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Bayview Village includes the area bounded by Bayview Ave., Sheppard Ave., Finch Ave. and the East Don River. See Map.

The Bayview Village Association (BVA) is a non-profit community organization for residents of Bayview Village. Established in 1956, the BVA works towards enhancing the quality of life for the residents by building community, pride, city and community awareness and by addressing issues of concern to the neighbourhood.

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In the News

Car Break Ins

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There have been a number of car break ins and attempted car break ins in our neighbourhood (in particular in the Burbank Ave area) in the last few weeks. If you park your car in your driveway overnight please be sure it is locked and that you’ve removed money, purses, bags, sunglasses etc. As a further precaution consider installing exterior motion detector lights and/or a security camera.

Should you have this unfortunate experience be sure to report the incident to the police; any information helps them make arrests as they see the overall patterns and big picture.
Police Contact: Non-Emergency: 416 808 2222
33 Division: 416 808 3300
E mail community officer: kelly.downie@torontopolice.on.ca

Snow Clearing on Roads and Sidewalks

The city provides a real-time map to display the location of salters and plows and to indicate when one was last on the street.

Bayview Village Shopping Centre Redevelopment

BVA MAGA has just become aware of the next public community consultation: Wednesday January 10, 2018 at the Grand Luxe Ballroom – 3125 Bayview Avenue Session 1: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm – Presentation at 5 pm
Session 2: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm – Presentation at 7 pm

See more info.

Renew your Bayview Village Association 2018 membership online!

Now is the time to show your support for your community - help us to maintain Bayview Village as a vibrant safe community. BVA serves to keep our neighbourhood active, keep you informed and involved, monitor government activities and promote a healthy environment. BVA is completely volunteer - our volunteers are your neighbours.

OMB Reforms!

New rules require city councils to make decisions that conform with provincial policies and the city’s own rules. Appeals will only be heard on those grounds, making it a true appeals body for the first time in its century-long history.

Under the old system, if a developer didn’t like a decision they could seek a new one at the OMB, which was guided under former rules to “have regard” for local decision-making but had the power to overturn council decisions after re-litigating the application. See more detail on MAGA page. Also read comments in Toronto Star article

Canada150

As part of this award, members of the BVA Executive received, on behalf of the community, commemorative pins containing the copper roof from West Block of Parliament Hill from 1918-1996. The ceremony took place at the constituency office of Geng Tan, MP for Don Valley North.

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TPS Parking Enforcement East contact

Area Supervisor Andrea Seivwright oversees parking enforcement issues in our neighbourhood and she is the best point of contact, please call her directly at 416-808-6675. Alternatively, requests for parking enforcement can also be made by calling the Toronto Police Service non-emergency number at 416-808-2222. In response to your call, an officer would be dispatched to attend and respond with enforcement action as necessary.

Public advisory, North York Winter Maintenance By-Law

The North York Winter Maintenance By-law prohibits parking on streets in the former City of North York from Friday, December 1, 2017 up to, and including, Saturday, March 31, 2018, between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m., unless signs are posted indicating an exemption.

This bylaw ensures the city can completely clear streets of snow, and that large emergency vehicles can have free vehicular flow.  

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When the chilly temperatures of winter set in, will your vehicle be ready for the cold? If you live in a part of the country that experiences inclement weather, such as heavy rain, snow and ice, are you prepared to drive in those conditions? Planning and preventative maintenance are important year-round ... but especially when it comes to winter driving.  Click here for NHTSA's winter driving tips.

Emergency Preparedness

The City of Toronto's Office of Emergency Management can help you and the members of your Residents Association be prepared by giving you steps to minimize the negative effects of emergencies. We invite you to visit our website for information on how you can "Get Emergency Ready". 416-338-3927.
Or contact us at 416-338-3927.
Boris Rosolak
Coordinator, Office of Emergency Management

For more info on emergency preparedness, see this website.

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City Council Update: Airbnb regulations

City Council direct that short-term rental operators comply with the following:

a. No operator shall rent or advertise for rent a short-term rental except at their principal residence;

b. An operator can only have one principal residence at any time; and

c. An operator must, upon request from Municipal Licensing and Standards, provide evidence that is satisfactory to the Executive Director within ten days that the property they have registered for short-term rental use is their principal residence.

6. City Council direct that an operator shall not be permitted to operate an entire-unit rental for more than 180 nights per calendar year.

Coming Events

BVA Restaurant Series: Dim Sum Saturday January 13, 2018
Paradise Fine Chinese Dining, 5505 Leslie St To attend: email Jan Siegel at jandsiegel@icloud.com by January 10.

Recent Events

  • Canada 150
  • A Tree For Me
  • Spring Clean-Up
  • 60th Anniversary Gala
  • Mayor Tory visit

Self-guided walks in Bayview Village

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