Monthly Archives: April 2013

Engaging thousands to fight for the ‘heart’ of their community

Engaging thousands to fight for the ‘heart’ of their community

By CYNTHIA REASONcreason@insidetoronto.comStaff photo/IAN KELSOHow does Etobicoke’s Humber Valley Village neighbourhood define community engagement?When it comes to the fight for the “heart” of their community – Humbertown Plaza – what that term has translated into over the past two years has been: a “Save Humbertown” lawn sign campaign that has reached 2,350 households; two overflowing community meetings that drew more than 1,500 residents late last year; tens of thousands of dollars out-of-pocket spent towards an alternative design for the site;…