Warm Reception At Winterfest

By 51 Division,
Toronto Police Service
Published: 4:10 p.m. March 13, 2015

On February 21, Toronto Police 51 Division engaged Regent Park community members in the first-ever winter festival in the community.

Men in TPS uniform with another man in front of a winterfest sign
Officers and community helped set up the Regent Park Winterfest, a celebration of community and the season
  • Men in TPS uniform with another man in front of a winterfest sign
  • Four people behind a table under a tent
  • Men in TPS uniform with others lifting up a display tent
  • A note on letterhead Friends of Regent Park. Note reads: Dear Regent Park Neighbourhood officers. We would like to thank you for coming out to our first ever Regent Park Winterfest. Your support was greatly appreciated and we are glad that your were able to help out with the food and games! Everyone had a great time and we hope to do another Winterfest next year! Thank you for supporting Friends of Regent Park and your commitment to the community. PS the ice cream was a delicious treat

“It was a great event with our Neighbourhood Officers playing a key role in helping to organize the event,” said Sergeant Sin Chiu. “This is just another instance of a fun activity bringing the police and the community closer.”

The neighbourhood officers are Constables Ed Parkes, Mircea Biga, Farzhad Ghotby and Melissa Huntley.

“They are very engaged in the community,” Chiu added. “We expect this winterfest will be held annually.”

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