Community Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) is made up of community volunteers and police service representatives from the 51 Division’s geographic area.
The membership of the CPLC reflects the unique and diverse population served by 51 Division. Participants on committees include community representatives from racial, cultural or linguistic groups, social agencies, businesses, tenant associations, schools, places of worship, gender, youth and socio-economic status.
During the Great Depression thousands of single unemployed men filled the city's relief shellters, many of which were located in East Downtown Toronto. Who were these men and what organizations did they belong too?
Come explore the changing dynamics of the neighbourhoods of Riverside and Leslieville! This Jane's Walk will take us along Queen Street East over the Queen Street Bridge into the heart of Toronto's east side. We will explore how some of the areas and buildings have changed use over time, providing historical context of how the neighbourhood developed, its current state, and its future potential.
The walk will explore the effects of the Regent Park redevelopment project on homeless and low income people living East Downtown Toronto. We will look at the early history of the gentrification of the neighbourhood dating back to 1965, along witth the more recent redevlopment of Regent Park, and offer a critical look at the concept mixed neighbourhoods. Do revitalization projects like the Regent Park redevelopment contribute to a healthy neighbourhood or do they contribute to the further displacement of poor people in East Downtown Toronto? These are some of the questions that we will explore during the walk.
Walk the western half of the Green Line--a 5km hydro corridor through midtown Toronto--and imagine the electricity infrastructure as a continuous linear park. The walk ends with a community event and free BBQ: greenlinetoronto.ca
Toronto has one of the most extensive underground walkway systems in the world. Roughly 30km of pathways connect over 50 buildings within the downtown core! Come explore how it all started and how to orient yourself in this maze.
The House of Industry was Toronto's first "poor house," which dominated the lives of the poor people in East Downtown Toronto for over a century. This Jane's Walk will explore the history of the poor in this area, including the relationships between the poor and the wealthy, what happened to the slums of Cabbagetown, and more