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Eglinton Crosstown West Extension Tree Giveaway Event- April 27, 2024

Apr 27, 2024
9:30 am - 12:00 pm (ET)

Metrolinx has partnered with the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) to organize a tree giveaway event at Silvercreek Park.

As we continue to make progress on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension (ECWE), we’re committed to keeping communities green and thriving. We are happy to announce that Metrolinx ECWE Community Engagement team has partnered with the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) to organize a tree giveaway event at Sivercreek Park on Saturday, April 27th .

We are inviting the residents of the community to stop by Silvecreek Park between 9:30 a.m.- 12 p.m. to meet the team and pick up a tree or shrub to take home.

Take note of what tree or shrub you’re taking home so you can learn how to plant and care for it.



Black Cherry


Red Oak

American Witch Hazel


Red Osier Dogwood

Paper Birch

Prickly Gooseberry

Silky Dogwood

Fragrant Sumac


Great Lakes Sandcherry

American Hazelnut

Button Bush

We encourage you to arrive as soon as possible as there is limited tree inventory available.

Thank you for your interest in our event and we look forward to welcoming you there!

Please see below for additional details:

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2024

Time: 9:30 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Location: Silvercreek Park- 44 Strathdee Dr, Etobicoke, ON (near the Silver Creek Tennis Court Parking Lot)

Things to know/ What to bring:

  • Please dress appropriate for the weather (event will take place rain or shine)
  • Work Gloves, please bring if you have

All scheduled events will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme and/or unsafe weather conditions, TRCA staff will email you by 8:00 am the morning of the event if there is a cancellation.