New CRBA Board, Public Consultations and Valentine’s Day sale!

New CRBA Board of Directors

On a miserable, wet, icy evening, the CRBA held it’s Annual General Meeting at the YMCA.

Congratulations to the new Board of Directors.  They will vote on the executive positions at their first Board Meeting.

  • Socrates Apallas – returning
  • Kathrin Furniss – returning
  • Sandra Iskandar – returning
  • Tom Junek – returning
  • Sarah Legacy – new
  • Trevor McLeod – new
  • Philip Stoop – new
  • Tricia Waldron – returning
  • Scott Wilson – new

We are very excited to welcome Trevor from the West Don Lands and Scott from the Distillery District to the board. We are also looking to recruit an additional Business board member – if you’re interested and represent a Corktown-based business, email

We would like to thank the Board members who will no longer be serving on the Board. They have spent countless hours making our neighbourhood a better place to live and work. But have no fear, they have all committed to continue with various CRBA responsibilities so they’re not really gone. Many thanks!

  • Scott Barker
  • Michele Cummings
  • Kara Isert
  • Larry Webb

Thanks again to the Tim Hortons at King and River for the coffee and Timbits. There were a few excited Roll up the Rim winners to boot! (Just coffee, no car!)

18-32 Eastern Avenue Community Consultation

What: Community Consultation about proposed 13-storey mixed use building
When: Thursday, February 9, 7:00 – 9:00pm
Where: Little Trinity Church, 425 King St. E.
See here for more information.

King Street Pilot Study Public Meeting

What: City-run initiative to explore bold ways to improve King Street
When: Monday, February 13, 6:30 – 9:00pm.
Where: Metro Hall, Room 308, 55 John St.
See here for more information.

Valentine’s Day Art Sale

What: Queen Gallery invites you to a very unique exhibition: “We guarantee that our collection of jewellery, and paintings to be One of a kind and most importantly affordable to all budgets.”

Where: Queen Gallery, 382 Queen St East
When:  February 9 – 11, 3:30pm – 7:30pm

Spoken Lives: Stories Women Share

Where: Paintbox Bistro, 555 Dundas St E
When:  February 28, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Three wonderful speakers share their real life stories from the stage. Come and
hear about adventure, challenges and triumphs (and the food at Paintbox is awesome!)

Tickets on Eventbrite.

Video of Underpass Park

Our very own Underpass Park was featured in a Brooklyn publication. Check this out!

Brooklyn Street Art Blog

Manhattan Concert Series at Soulpepper in March

Due to audience demand, the full Manhattan Concert Cycle returns, featuring Albert Schultz as conductor on an unforgettable journey through the history, culture, and rhythms of the original neighbourhoods of Manhattan. For more information, see their Concert Series Website.

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