City of Toronto  

Living in TorontoDoing businessVisiting TorontoAccessing City Hall
All news releases
Last 30 days
By month
Archived news release by year
  2012 - 2011 - 2010
  2009 - 2008 - 2007
  2006 - 2005 - 2004
  2003 - 2002 - 2001
  2000 - 1999 - 1998
RSS identifier linked to feed RSS
February 15, 2013
City of Toronto to announce Riverdale Farm donation from the W. Garfield Weston Foundation
Councillor Norm Kelly (Ward 40 Scarborough-Agincourt), Chair of Toronto's Parks and Environment Committee, Councillor Pam McConnell (Ward 28 Toronto Centre-Rosedale), and Andrew Sorbara, Vice-Chair of the Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation, will announce a donation from the W. Garfield Weston Foundation.

Date: Monday, February 18
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (remarks at 11:30 a.m. followed by a photo op)
Location: Riverdale Farm, 201 Winchester St.

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation has generously donated $25,000 to support Riverdale Farm.

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation was established in the 1950s to benefit Canadians in Canada. Currently the foundation supports organizations in the fields of education, conservation and science in Canada's North. Today, the family’s business includes the Weston baking company and Loblaw Companies Limited.

The Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation is a charitable public foundation dedicated to enhancing Toronto's green spaces. It promotes and supports philanthropy, seeking and accepting donations, corporate sponsorship and community involvement to enhance Toronto's parks and urban forest. For information about Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation initiatives, call 416-397-5178 or visit

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Media Contact
Trena Cesario
Business Development Officer, City of Toronto

Andrew Sorbara
Vice-Chair, Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation



Toronto maps | Get involved | Toronto links
© City of Toronto 1998-2019