Ford votes at parks committee to stop ‘lefties spending like drunken sailors’

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Ford votes at parks committee to stop ‘lefties spending like drunken sailors’ Mayor votes against service improvement proposals in 2014 budget City Centre Mirror ByDavid Nickle   Mayor Rob Ford made an impromptu appearance at the city’s parks and environment committee Monday, Sept. 16, to vote down motions that would have seen possible service improvements […]

Friends celebrate High Park Zoo’s 120th year

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High Park Zoo celebrates its 120th anniversary   September 8, 2013 Bloor West Villager ByLisa Rainford   Unbeknownst to the Friends of High Park Zoo, the popular tourist spot was about to reach a milestone birthday. This year, the zoo is celebrating its 120th anniversary.  “We were putting dates together and realized, wow, we’ve been […]

High Park Zoo wallaby has a name

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High Park Zoo wallaby has a name July 1, 2013 Bloor West Villager The High Park Zoo has a new resident, a baby wallaby named “Zoomer” after Moses Znaimer’s “ZoomerMedia.” Earlier this year, Znaimer donated $10,000 to the Friends of High Park Zoo. A female baby wallaby that popped her head out of her mother’s […]

High Park Zoo benefits from $12K in new donations

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High Park Zoo benefits from $12K in new donations May 30, 2013 Bloor West Villager Two more organizations have stepped up in support of the High Park Zoo. During a special ceremony at the zoo, The Grenadier Group presented a $5,000 cheque while CUPE Local 79 presented a $7,000 cheque to Parkdale-High Park Councillor Sarah […]

High Park Zoo welcomes baby kangaroo

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High Park Zoo welcomes baby kangaroo May 15, 2013 Bloor West Villager One of the High Park Zoo’s latest additions has made an appearance in recent weeks, much to the delight of visitors to the popular family spot. A baby kangaroo has popped its head out to get a peek of its new home, Parkdale-High […]

FRIENDS OF TORONTO’S HIGH PARK ZOO RECEIVE THANK YOU EMAILS FOR SAVING THE HISTORIC SITE

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FRIENDS OF TORONTO’S HIGH PARK ZOO RECEIVE THANK YOU EMAILS FOR SAVING THE HISTORIC SITE Zoomer Radio Posted on May 9, 2013 by Jane Brown Friends of Toronto’s High Park Zoo are receiving thank you emails this week for helping to save the historic zoo. It was always funded by the city of Toronto, but […]