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The WLPCA 2020 Pumpkin Parade

To keep everyone safe and sound this Halloween, we are moving the Pumpkin Parade online!

Please do not drop off your pumpkin at Whiteoaks Park – no pumpkin collection is happening this year!

How it works?

There are 2 ways to participate:

  1. Tag @wlpca in your pumpkin photos on Instagram
  2. Email your pumpkin pics to info@wlpca.ca

Make sure your entries are sent to us on November 1, 2020!

The WLPCA online Pumpkin Parade will be featured on our Instagram and Facebook pages.

Be sure to follow us!

A collection of the best pumpkins will be featured in an upcoming WLPCA newsletter!

The Parks of the Whiteoaks Lorne Park Community

Residents and families in our community are often seen out walking around our areas’ beautiful street. There is much to admire in our neighbourhoods with their gardens and trees in abundance.

Your WLPCA Board members thought that we might help you to discover new routes and pleasures that exist nearby and within our borders/

There is much for you to discover. There are small parkettes, large areas with long trails, benches to rest on, historic sites and everything in between for families to discover.

We invite you to seek out and enjoy new pleasures in our community. To help you, ew have provided a map and list of the WLPCA territory marking the location of all of our many parks.

Tell us about your ventures – tag us on Instagram @wlpca or send us your pictures at info@wlpca.ca.

What the WLPCA Board of Directors has been up to in 2020

So much has changed since we last met at our Family Day Skate. We may not have met in person, but the WLPCA Board has been working hard on your behalf. Here’s what we’ve been up to: 

  • Discussions on vacant buildings on Clarkson Rd (at train tracks) with Councillor Ras and property owners
  • Noise By-law deputation to City Council and a press release about proposed changes, which were not provided for community consultation.
    • WLPCA has been active with the Mississauga Residents’ Associations Network (Miranet) to raise residents’ concerns with proposed changes to Mississauga’s Noise Control By-law. Miranet is presently drafting concerns for review by the Mayor and Members of Council for Mississauga as the Council considers public comments amid prospective legislative change.
    • WLPCA is engaged to assist Miranet in preparing its comments on the proposed revisions to the Noise Control By-Law. Residents have concern that some of the proposed changes (e.g. expansion of the time frames in which noise will be legally tolerated) may have detrimental effects on the quality of life of residents in Lorne Park and may ultimately permit further nuisance from noise and noise pollution. Members interested in this matter are encouraged to contact info@wlpca.ca for information on how volunteer efforts can be made. 
  • Letter to the Mayor about running of Council meeting and a press release
  • Covid-19 Items:
    • Virtually attending the Mayor’s update meetings
    • Virtually attending bi-weekly Councillor update meetings
    • Virtually attending weekly Council meetings
    • Letter to politicians against Airbnb pandemic relief
    • Asking Council questions about pandemic’s impact to budget
    • Following up with Councillor on park signage, lack of physical distancing, speeding, and garbage in public spaces
    • Providing daily COVID-19 statistics
    • Providing updates from Peel Health
    • Providing updates from Peel District Board of Education
    • Providing updates on neighbourhood activities

JOIN OUR BOARD

WLPCA is expanding our Board!

We’re looking for Lorne Park residents to join our volunteer Board of Directors and assist with our mission to enhance, engage, and promote our community.

•  Are you passionate about our neighbourhood?

•  Would you like to engage with neighbours to plan and run events?

•  Would you like to engage with local community leaders?

Creativity, enthusiasm, knowledge of finance, event planning, or marketing is a plus. Prior Board experience is an asset but not mandatory. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact us at info@wlpca.ca.

2019 AGM – Nov 19th

Please join us on Nov 19th, 2019 for our Annual General Meeting. Invited guests: MP Spengemann, MPP Cuzzetto, Mayor Crombie, and Councillor Ras. Peel Police will speak about safety. Lorne Park Secondary School Lecture Hall. Timing to be confirmed. Renew your membership in person or online. Join us after the meeting for a social to meet your neighbours and a look into the past with historic Lorne Park photos. Donations to the Compass Food Bank greatly appreciated.