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  • July 05, 2018 3:48 PM | Heather Harris (Administrator)

     Full Intersection Closures at Chaplin Station for Wet Utilities Relocation

    What Work is Taking Place?
    • Crews will conduct six (6) consecutive closures of the intersection of Chaplin Crescent and Eglinton Avenue West over several weekends beginning Friday, July 6, 2018, in order to complete deep wet utilities relocation work in the middle of the intersection.  Through access on Chaplin Crescent will be closed.  Through access on Eglinton Avenue West will be maintained. This work will be completed in three phases (pictured below).
    Work will be conducted on a 24-hour basis during each closure to minimize the number of closures required.  Access for emergency vehicles will be maintained.  At the end of each closure, the road will be plated and traffic will be restored overtop.
    Closures will begin at 8:00 p.m. on Fridays and end at 5:00 a.m. on Mondays.

    What to Expect
    • Overnight noise from construction activity can be expected
    • Overnight site lighting can be expected
    Pedestrian Details
    • Pedestrian crossings will be maintained, please follow on-site signage.
    Traffic Details
    • No through access on Chaplin Crescent at Eglinton Avenue West
    • Work will be completed in three (3) phases with east-west access on Eglinton Avenue maintained.
    • Vehicles traveling southbound on Chaplin Crescent, north of Eglinton Avenue will not have access to Eglinton Avenue.
    • Vehicles traveling northbound on Chaplin Crescent, south of Eglinton Avenue must turn onto Eglinton Avenue
    • Access for emergency services vehicles, TTC and local access will be maintained
    • Road users can expect delays when traveling through the intersection



    Thank you for your patience as we work to build this important project.

    Please support your local businesses during construction.

    For more information about Chaplin Station, please contact:
    West Community Office
    1848 Eglinton Avenue West


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  • June 15, 2018 9:06 AM | Heather Harris (Administrator)


    Please read and vote to support our proposed changes:


    Dear Neighbours on Oriole Parkway and in Chaplin Estates,

    As you may have seen, the crosswalk at Oriole Pkwy at College View Ave is not a

    safe crossing for our children or ourselves. Time and time again, cars fly through

    the crosswalk when the lights are flashing when pedestrians are in the crosswalk.

    At our request, a police officer came to the area one morning this spring. He

    pulled 2 cars over for speeding and 2 cars over for going through the lights when

    pedestrians were waiting and the crosswalk lights were flashing. These

    infractions were within a 30 min window on a random weekday morning.

    The Oriole Park Association (OPA), represents residents in our area, has

    established a Standing Committee of the OPA to address this important traffic

    safety issue and to convince the city to remove the crosswalk and put a

    permanent 3-way stop at Oriole Pkwy and College View Ave. This committee

    includes Paul and Andrew Goldberg and Ann Tebo (residents on the east corners

    of Oriole Pkwy and Anderson Ave).

    On Tuesday, May 29 th we all met with City Councillor, Josh Matlow and he’s in

    agreement that changing to a 3-way stop sign will make crossing Oriole Pkwy

    much safer for residents. But to make this change happen, he needs the

    community’s support. So, we are circulating this petition and asking you to

    please voice your support by selecting Yes on this google form and including your

    name and the street you live on: .

    If you have any questions or concerns please contact the OPA at , or Ann Tebo at .

    We sincerely thank you for your support.

    David McMahon – President OPA

    For Members of the Standing Committee of the Oriole Park Association

  • May 24, 2018 8:00 AM | Heather Harris (Administrator)

    Please consider completing the following surveys.  The results will be communicated directly to our local city councilor, Josh Matlow, and to Metrolinx.


    Metrolinx Construction Survey:


    Chaplin Estates Residents Survey:

  • May 11, 2018 9:44 AM | Heather Harris (Administrator)

    The Oriole Park Association was in attendance on May 10th for a community consultation with the Times Group who is proposing a 35 and 24 two tower development on the old LCBO site at Davisville and Yonge.


  • May 08, 2018 4:47 PM | Heather Harris (Administrator)

    Yonge Street will be closed in Chaplin Estates between 4:30am and 11:30am.  Please go to for more information  

  • February 27, 2018 3:30 PM | Heather Harris (Administrator)


    Toronto Police Service
    News Release

    Public Safety Alert, Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue area, Street robberies

    Monday, February 26, 2018 - 1:18 PM

    53 Division

    The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a recent series of street robberies within a one-km. radius of
    Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue.

    Since Wednesday, January 17, 2018, there have been 11 reported street robberies.

    These incidents are mostly swarming-type robberies involving teenagers, in which
    a group of people approach the victims and demand personal property, including cell phones, clothing and money. In several incidents, an edged weapon was produced during the demands.

    The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public be vigilant in the area. Police are also requesting anyone who is a victim or witness to this this type of incident to contact police.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

    For more news, visit

    Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Daniel Sabadics, 53 Division

    There are no files attached to this release.

  • November 07, 2017 11:07 PM | Anonymous

    Are you a member of Oriole Park Association? 
    If Yes, join our new facebook group to connect with other members
    Follow this link:

    Once your membership is verified you will be approved.

  • October 19, 2017 6:31 PM | David McMahon (Administrator)

    Save the date for the Oriole Park Assocation on November 13th at 7pm at Oriole Park P.S. in the gymnasium.  We look forward to sharing the evening with Councillor Josh Matlow, Staff Sergeant James Hogan, the Eglinton Way BIA and of course, all of you.  Please bring your questions, comments and any other issues that are top of mind.   

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As we all know our neighbourhood is subject to serious development pressure, and development issues have occupied much of the board’s time. Among these issues are:

Community Development Committee of Adjustment – Single Family Homes

The OPA keeps a close eye on applications for home renovations and tear- downs in our neighbourhood.

We receive details about applications from the Committee including a description of the proposed changes and the deadline for submitting to the committee. We forward information about homes in our area to a special email list. You can subscribe here: Oriole Park Association - Committee of Adjustment notices.

Metrolinx – Eglinton LRT

The OPA is involved in the ongoing process of the development of the new Light Rail Transit line in our area.

One major concern for the community is that Eglinton Avenue is to have restricted lanes westbound between Oriole Parkway and Braemar Avenue for the construction of the Avenue Road Station.

The proposals as detailed below will last until 2021.

The businesses on the north side will have very restricted access and visibility.

The second concern is that Metrolinx in their initial proposal wished to ‘clear cut’ the area on the south side of the North Toronto Community Center between the eastern driveway and the western boundary beside the ‘Art Barn’ building. The area is to be used for storage and construction vehicles

The OPA community involvement is:

  • We attend meetings on behalf of the membership and community as well as sit on a ‘working group’ Chaired by Councillor Cristin Carmichael-Greb (Ward 16) and as supported by our Councillor Josh Matlow ( Ward 22).
  • The working group is comprised of elected officials; Senior City of Toronto Staff including Metrolinx and Crosslinx staff. The local residents associations are represented by the Eglinton Avenue Road Community Association: the Eglinton Park Ratepayers Association as well as the OPA.
  • We will provide updates via our Twitter and Facebook Accounts as well our email subscribers as they come available.

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