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Extreme Cold Alert

January 12, 2015 Extreme Cold Alert for Toronto – seek shelter, check on loved ones Dr. David McKeown, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, has issued an Extreme Cold Weather Alert today for Toronto that will be in effect until further notice. Exposure to cold weather can be harmful to your health. Hypothermia occurs when the […]

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Services for homeless people

Jan 8, 2015 – Continued availability of Services for Homeless People Until further notice, additional services will continue to be available following the termination of the Extreme Cold Weather Alert at noon today. These services will continue to ensure Toronto’s vulnerable persons have a safe and warm place to stay. These services include two 24-hour […]

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Statement by the TTC: heightened security

October 22, 2014 The Toronto Transit Commission has implemented heightened security across the entire transit system following the tragic events this morning in Ottawa. TTC customers can expect to see increased visibility of transit enforcement officers and Toronto Police on subway trains and in subway stations. The TTC began heightening security two weeks ago following […]

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Danforth Construction Update

  Danforth Construction Schedule: Victoria Park to Dawes Road Location Start Date Completion Date Dawes Road: South of Danforth June 9, 2014 September 15, 2014 Kelvin Avenue June 9, 2014 September 15, 2014 Luttrell Avenue August 25, 2014 Late October Danforth Avenue: Dawes to Sibley July 14, 2014 September 15, 2014 Danforth Avenue: Kelvin to […]

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Foodshare Market on Gower St.

FOODSHARE MOBILE GOOD FOOD MARKET Selling fresh fruits & vegetables in your neighbourhood Harmony Hall, 2 Gower St. (Parking Lot) Every Wednesday Starting Aug. 27, 2014 4:00pm – 5:15pm (Alternate indoor location – 10 Gower St.) PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN BAG TO SHOP! For information: contact Afua Asantewaa afua@foodshare.net 416 363-6441 ext 276.

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West Nile Virus in Toronto

Toronto Public Health (TPH) has received a lab report indicating mosquitoes in Toronto have tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). This is the first positive test for WNV in Toronto for 2014. “The positive test result is a good reminder for the public to protect themselves from mosquito bites and to remove standing water […]

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Spruce It Up! Saturday July 26th

Join us for a planting party in Parkview Gardens this Saturday, July 26th at 10am. Come lend a hand to keep your community beautiful, and meet your neighbours at the same time. We’ll be starting at Parkview Gardens at 10am, then move on to the St. Clair Ave planters in the afternoon. Tools, plants, and […]

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July 17th – Fix It Up! A Workshop on Toronto Programs for Home Improvements

Thursday July 17th 6:30-8:30pm Danforth Mennonite Church (2174 Danforth Avenue) Are you thinking about home retrofits? Do you have lead pipes? Learn about the City of Toronto’s programs to help you retrofit your home to improve safety, Sustainability and cost savings. Hear about: Home Energy Loan Program: New City of Toronto program, offering low interest […]

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July 12th – Taylor Creek Bridge Opening Celebration

Join me for cake and ribbon-cutting to celebrate on Saturday, July 12 at 10 am to celebrate the re-opening of the Halsey bridge. This bridge connects the access paths off Halsey and Barrington Avenues. Children, friends, and pets are welcome. Entrances to the creek are at Notley from the North, and Lumsden/Barrington from the South. This […]

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Danforth Construction Community Liaison Committee July 9

Improving Danforth Avenue The City of Toronto is investing in Danforth Avenue this summer. Between Woodbine and Victoria Park Avenues, new sidewalks with red bricks, trees, planter beds, and decorative railings will be installed. The Danforth Village Business Improvement Area is also investing in new pedestrian lights and decorative fixtures. Sidewalk improvements are scheduled for […]

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City of Toronto offers free and affordable activities during March Break

During March Break, March 10 -16, the City of Toronto is offering low cost or free family activities at its recreation centres, parks facilities and museums. More information about leisure activities and camps for children and families is available at http://www.toronto.ca/parks or by calling 311. Camps March Break recreational camps are a great opportunity for […]

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