Took part in making history, Leaside made it in 1918 as the terminus of the first airmail flight in Canada, travelling from Montreal to Toronto. Leaside is one of the most popular neighborhoods and is home to upper middle class families as it combines great recreation, great selection of schools, and excellent access to public transport.Home to Bayview Avenue which is regarded as one of the best shopping districts, Leaside residents enjoy ease of access to various shops and restaurants. It is also known for its antique shops, specialty stores and neighborhood pubs. Leaside Centre is a new shopping destination which is a collection of large national retailers. Recreation is top notch as it is home to the Leaside Memorial Community Gardens at Milwood Road.Bus service is available on Eglinton Avenue and is connected to the St. Clair station. Several bus stations also connect to the Davisville and Eglinton stations. Drive to downtown usually takes only five minutes.