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Area: north of Ellesmere, east of Highland Creek, west of Morningside, south of Highway 401

Ellesmere Complete Street Public Consultation
In 2026, roadwork is planned on parts of Ellesmere Rd between Orton Park Rd and Kingston Rd. The work provides an opportunity to review the street for changes with the goal to improve safety, accessibility, and operations for all people using the street. Join the first phase of public consultation on Monday. February 12 from 6PM-8:30PM at Cardinal Léger Catholic School’s Gym (600 Morrish Rd). The deadline to fill out the online survey is on Monday. February 26.
Military Trail Road Reconstruction
The road reconstruction on Military Trail is complete and the road is open.  The contractor will be returning in the Spring to complete the landscaping and permanent road painting.  They will also be completing final inspections and any areas found to be outside specified construction tolerances will be noted as deficiencies to be rectified by the contractor.

Military Trail and Ellesmere Road Turn Restrictions
Currently in place is a turning prohibition for eastbound drivers on Ellesmere Road to make a left turn onto Military Trail 7am-9am.  I have asked staff to implement a right turn prohibition for westbound drivers during these hours at this intersection to.  I will be putting a motion forth at the February 16th meeting of Scarborough Community Council asking staff to implement this turn prohibition.

Livonia Place, Watermain break.
We were notified on January 29th that there was a watermain break on the private side of the townhouse complex which has been going on since January 16th at Livonia Place. Our office immediately contacted Toronto Water.  Our office and Toronto Water have been in contact with the Property Management as they are required to make necessary repairs.  One the repairs are completed; the Property Management will update Toronto Water. Residents experiencing issues with no water should be contacting 311 to advise and have a property standards complaint issued.

Automated Speed Enforcement Program (ASE) Highcastle Road north of Pineslope Crescent
The following site is scheduled to receive Automated Speed Enforcement during the next rotation planned for Spring 2024: Highcastle Rd North of Pineslope Cres

ASE is a tool in the Vision Zero Road Safety Plan focused on altering driver behaviour to decrease speeding and increase safety. The ASE systems are mobile and will rotate every three to six months within each ward. This provides an opportunity to address a greater number of areas with safety concerns and provide a wider-ranging deterrent effect.
For additional information about the ASE program, or to submit a request for ASE, please go here. Residents with program-specific inquiries should call 311 or email

If you have any questions/concerns, please do not hesitate to connect with the ASE team at

Instagram/paulainslie Twitter: @Ainslie_Ward24 youtube: PaulAinslieWard24 Facebook: Councillor Paul Ainslie Scarborough-Guildwood

100 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2N2

Phone: 416-396-7222