Serious mountain bikers love Crothers Woods for its challenging trails.

Crothers Woods

Crothers Woods. It’s just around the corner. But until Leaside Life asked me to write about it, I had no idea what, or where, it was. But once I had discovered it, I realized why ...more




The Grade 5/6 Northlea Class (l to r): Arnav Shah, Zane Beauregard, Quinlan Birmingham, Oliver Wong, Samantha Reid, Jackie Rendle, Rylan Maheu, Eve Gilady, Charlie Cummins, Aidan Boyd, Alexander LeDrew, and teacher Kalina Butts.

Waving Leaside’s orange flags

By now, most Leasiders recognize the colourful crop of orange flags gracing a number of our intersections. They are the work of the Crosswalk Company of Quinlan Birmingham, Arnav Shah and Oliver Wong. These three ...more



Leaside Pub Manager Param Ratna blazes the eco trail.

The last (plastic) straw!

Leaside Litterati
Whether you’re ordering a takeout drink or a cold beverage in a local eatery, you’ll likely get a plastic drinking straw, one of 57 million used by Canadians each day. Single use plastic straws have ...more


Laird in Focus final report.

Can Focus Plans be challenged?

As a participant in the wild world of Toronto planning, one quickly learns to recognize the driving role of the province’s Growth Plan and its direction for intensification around major transit station areas. The aims ...more

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Upcoming Events

  1. Leaside Library August Events

    August 1 - August 31
  2. Leaside Library September Events

    September 1 - September 30
  3. Men’s Bridge

    September 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Neighbourhood Family Fun Fair – St. Augustine’s Anglican Church

    September 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  5. Northlea United’s Annual Welcome Back Community Corn Roast

    September 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Leaside Gardens

  • New electronic sign at Leaside Memorial Gardens.
    May 31st marked the first community education session under the auspices of the Leaside Gardens Safety Committee. The free CPR, AED and Choking response clinic was attended by a full house of 80 participants. Made ...more