About our ward

Ward 13 consists of the western portion of the Parkdale - High Park riding. Bordering Keele/Parkside to the east, Lake Ontario to the south, the Humber River to the west, and the Canadian Pacific rail lines to the north, Ward 13 consists of ten square kilometers of housing, small businesses and parkland.  Ward 13 includes a number of unique neighbourhoods including Baby Point, Bloor West Village, High Park, The Junction, Swansea, and Warren Park.  For more information on the demographics of the ward, please visit the city's website

Business Improvement Associations

Baby Point Gates BIA
Bloor West Village BIA
Junction BIA

Residents & Ratepayers Associations

Bloor West Village Residents' Association
High Park Residents' Association
High Park Tenants' Association
Junction Residents' Association
Swansea Area Ratepayers Association
Warren Park Ratepayers

Faith Organisations

Our ward is fortunate to have many faith organisations. In addition to their spiritual and religious services, many offer social services, recreation opportunities and community meeting spaces. Councillor Doucette has produced a newsletter highlighting these services, with contact information for each faith organisation. Find out more about the Faith in the Community project here.

Local Elected Representatives

Arif Virani, MP for Parkdale--High Park
(416) 769-5072
1596 Bloor St. West, Toronto, ON
M6P 1A7

Provincial Parkdale--High Park Constituency Office
(416) 763-5630
2849 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON

Barbara Poplawski, Toronto Catholic District School Board Trustee
(416) 512-3410

Robin Pilkey, Toronto District School Board Trustee and Board Chair
(416) 395-8787