Noel the High Park Reindeer

Noel the High Park Reindeer Published on Dec. 17, 2016 Jane Welowszky, The Star “Most adoring pet owners would do anything for their cherished companions, but could they speak for their furry or feathered or finned friends and tell us what they are thinking? To find out, we’re putting pet owners to the test with […]

How Adele spent her day off in Toronto

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How Adele spent her day off in Toronto Published Oct. 6th, 2016 Chris Mejaski, etalk.ca “After performing two of four sold out shows in Toronto this week, Adele took some time Wednesday to relax and take a walk in the park — and we have the photos! The singing superstar was spotted strolling through the […]

Friends of High Park Zoo fundraises for new capybara enclosure

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Friends of High Park Zoo fundraises for new capybara enclosure Published October 6th, 2016. May Warren, The Star “Extreme Makeover: Capybara edition The most famous residents of Toronto’s High Park Zoo could soon see a home reno. Friends of High Park Zoo, a non-profit that raises money for the free facility, is fundraising to finance […]

High Park capybaras getting renovations that could keep them at home

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High Park capybaras getting renovations that could keep them at home CBC News Published October 6th, 2016 “The capybaras that made worldwide headlines in the spring when they escaped from Toronto’s High Park zoo will soon have more space to strut their stuff — and perhaps less chance of escaping again. A group called Friends of High Park Zoo is raising […]

Support the High Park Zoo during Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

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Support the High Park Zoo during Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Posted: Sat., Oct 01, 2016 Lisa Rainford, Bloor West Villager “For life-long High Park area resident Charles Jewell, running has become a lifestyle. Five years ago, he was suffering severe back pain with herniated discs when he realized he had to make some significant life changes […]

Plans in place for a new High Park zoo

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Master plans unveiled to volunteers Metro Morning Interview Matt Galloway and Chair, John Formosa Feb 3 2015 CBC News Posted: Feb 03, 2016 6:30 AM ETLast Updated: Feb 03, 2016 8:00 AM ET The plan for the High Park Zoo will include places to pet llamas and bunnies. (Friends of High Park Zoo/supplied) 20 shares […]

Friends of High Park Zoo unveil future improvements

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Inside Toronto Mon., Feb 01, 2016 | By Hilary Caton http://m.insidetoronto.com/news-story/6258188-friends-of-high-park-zoo-unveil-future-improvements From facing closure to getting a facelift, High Park Zoo not only continues to bring people closer to nature, it now has improvements in its future. Plans for the zoo’s future improvements were unveiled to a room of eager volunteers and nearby residents, Thursday, […]

From Henley to the High Park peacock, Toronto’s animal tales from 2015

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Toronto’s dwellers love an animal story. Here’s a look at the year’s top headlines. Vince Talotta / Toronto Star Order this photo A peacock from High Park Zoo was spotted in the Parkdale area, flying from house to house. By: thestar.com, Published on Sun Dec 27 2015 Over the years, Toronto has been home to […]

After Gardiner donation, Toronto looks to capitalize on philanthropy

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The AGO expansion, ROM crystal and High Park Zoo are projects that were the result of philanthropy.   Contributed A concept drawing for Project: Under Gardiner, a $25-million plan to convert a stretch of land beneath the Gardiner Expressway into an urban park. By: Chris Bateman For Metro Published on Tue Nov 17 2015 City […]

High Park Zoo supporters working on master plan

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Oct 16, 2015 High Park Zoo supporters working on master plan Second master plan meeting set for Dec. 16 High Park Zoo Staff file photo/IAN KELSO Friends of High Park Zoo (FHPZ) launched the High Park Zoo Master Plan. Bloor West Villager By Lisa Rainford One of the many reasons the High Park Zoo is […]