A million-dollar public art project from Ontario’s Planning Act Section 37 funds for Downsview Park’s Stanley Greene neighbourhood was passed at the most recent meeting of North York Community Council (NYCC). However, the vote was not unanimous.
Many of us are creatures of habit and often don’t notice the beauty on our streets and buildings, but public works of art are important aspects of our community. They bring people together, instill pride, improve our neighbourhoods and provide a sense of belonging.
Bistro on Avenue founder and the “Louis” of St. Louis Wings Louis Nemes has removed the Rob Ford articles and memorabilia from his well-known restaurant. In 2010, Nemes was an influencial voice in the small business community when he endorsed the embattled mayor during his campaign.