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  • Council Meeting February 10 & 11, 2015

    SmartTrack work plan   Council approved $1.6 million to study SmartTrack, Mayor Tory’s proposal to add 13 stations to Metrolinx “regional express rail” RER plan. One of the proposed RER routes, the GO Stouffville line, uses the Danforth GO station in our area. In addition, Council adopted recommendations to address matters such as finances, design, number of stations, frequency […]

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  • Toronto’s Poverty Reduction Strategy

    Over the last 10 years, cities across Canada have been putting in place plans to reduce poverty. In Toronto, there is consensus that we do not want to continue the growing inequity in our city, and that a collaborative, community-driven strategy is needed to end poverty. In April 2014, Toronto City Council directed City staff to develop […]

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  • Cedarvale and Oak Park Construction Plans

    In April the City of Toronto will be replacing a sanitary / combined sewer on sections of Cedarvale Avenue from Danforth Avenue to Milverton Boulevard and from 20 metres south of Carruthers Lane to Lumsden Avenue. The work is scheduled to be completed by September 2015. Work will then begin in early fall on replacing the […]

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  • George Webster Splash Pad Plans

    This summer the City is improving George Webster Park’s wading pool by adding a splash pad. Thank you to everyone who came to the consultation last Tuesday, especially the children, who had many ideas to share! View the preliminary plans here.

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  • Recreation Registration March 11

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    The Spring/Summer 2015 Toronto Fun Guides and programs listings are now available on the city website. Printed copies of Toronto Fun Guides available at civic centres, community centres and libraries. Registration for the Toronto and East York District opens March 11. Swimming lessons, summer camps and more!

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  • Child Care Budget Update

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    Dear Child Care Friends, I am writing to provide a brief update on a number of child care issues that City Council will be considering in the coming weeks. The proposed City’s Children’s Services 2015 Budget is now on its way to City Council for debate and approval on March 10-11. The Children’s Services budget […]

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  • Business Inc. at Toronto Public Libraries

    Business Inc. Starting a business? Take part in an eight-week business program offered at Toronto Public Library in partnership with the City of Toronto and the Toronto Business Development Centre. Learn from professionals and get on your way to making your business dreams a reality! Enrolment is limited to 20 participants per location (total of […]

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  • Funding for Dawes Crossing events

    East End Arts is now accepting proposals for ideas that use Dawes Crossing to bring art and/or local community members together. Proposals will be awarded up to $500 to develop and present an activity in 2015. Examples of events and activities might be: an arts performance or workshop, a community BBQ, a local artisan show or […]

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  • International Mother Languages Monument

    A local organization called the Organization for a Toronto International Mother Language Day Monument Incorporated is working to design and donate to the City a monument that would be located near the entrance to Taylor Creek Park at 260 Dawes Road. The monument is intended to recognize International Mother Language Day and be a visible […]

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  • International Mother Language Day Monument Proposals

    A local organization called the Organization for a Toronto International Mother Language Day Monument Incorporated is working to design and donate to the City a monument that would be located near the entrance to Taylor Creek Park at 260 Dawes Road. The monument is intended to recognize International Mother Language Day and be a visible […]

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  • City of Toronto to host public consultation session on street food

    Members of the street food vending industries and the public are invited to attend a public consultation session on March 5 to review and comment on proposed changes to Toronto’s street vending bylaw. Council approved a city-wide bylaw for street vending last year. The bylaw addresses the City’s need to manage the various uses of […]

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  • Taylor Massey Creek EA Notice of Study Completion

    Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Notice of Study Completion Taylor-Massey Creek The City of Toronto has completed a Municipal Class Environmental  Assessment (EA) study to develop a Master Plan to address erosion concerns and degradation of Taylor Massey Creek’s aquatic and riparian habitats, which have put subsurface infrastructure at risk. The Master Plan has identified recommendations for enhancing the stability and function of […]

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  • Extreme cold temperatures affecting water service and City’s response times for service calls

    Prolonged, extreme cold temperatures are having an impact on the private drinking water pipes in many homes and buildings, as well as water meters and the City of Toronto’s watermains, causing delays in response times to service calls. The City of Toronto has received more than 1,400 “no water” calls since February 14. About 95 […]

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  • Cedarvale and Oak Park Construction Open House

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    We invite you to attend a drop-in event to learn more about upcoming work on Cedarvale Avenue and Oak Park Avenue, the schedule of work and what to expect during construction. Monday, February 23, 6 to 8 pm, Danforth Mennonite Church, 2174 Danforth Ave. In April the City of Toronto will be replacing a sanitary/combined […]

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  • City of Toronto Seeking Arena Board Members

    Do you love your local arena? Have you ever thought about joining a local board? There are eight indoor ice arenas operated by a board of management in Toronto. These City boards were established as a means of engaging the local community in the decision making for managing these facilities. The eight arenas are: George […]

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