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  • GO Rail Network Electrification-Public Meetings

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    Go Rail Network Electrification-Public Meetings: Metrolinx is holding consultations with the public on February 16, February 24, and March 22 about the conversion of several GO Transit rail corridors from a diesel to an electric based system. The project is being planned under the Transit Project Assessment Process. February 16th: Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School […]
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  • Annual Skating Party 2016

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    It’s that time of year again! Councillor Janet Davis will be having her 13th Annual Skating Party at East York Memorial Arena on Sunday, March 6th. There will be cookies, live performances, face painting for kids and prizes to be won. Admission is free and skate sharpening and rentals will also be available. Come say hello and […]
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  • New 24E Victoria Park Express

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    The TTC has added five new express bus routes that will begin running this March. The new 24E Victoria Park Express bus will be running on Victoria Park Ave. between Victoria Park Station and Steeles Ave. E., operating between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. and between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. More information in the link below: […]
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  • Hydro One Leaside to Main Infrastructure Refurbishment Project

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    Hydro One is launching a process to refurbish two sections of aging underground transmission cable located in Ward 31. The cable sections, which were originally installed during the 1950s, are located between: • Leaside Transformer Station (TS) and Todmorden Junction (JCT) • Lumsden JCT and Main TS In conjunction with this work, Hydro One will take […]
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  • Dawes Crossing 2016 Call for Proposals

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    Dawes Crossing 2016 Call for Proposal is a great opportunity to share your ideas to bring art or local community members together at Dawes Crossing! Dawes Crossing is an excellent gathering space that promotes the natrual elements such as wind, sun, water, and wood. It also generates its own electricity through solar panels in order to […]
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  • Survey on Parks and Recreation Facilities

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    Parks, Forestry & Recreation is working on a Facilities Master Plan to prioritize investment in their facilities over the next 20 years. Members of the general public are encouraged share their views by taking part in an online survey. The survey closes on January 24th. Most types of parks and recreation facilities including community centres, pools, […]
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  • Family Literacy Day/Week Events

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    Dawes Road Library Branch would like to invite you to two Family Literacy Day/Week celebrations. Be a Book Hero activity on Saturday January 23 at 10:30 am. We will have a superhero photo stand, and storytelling and crafts for kids of all ages. On Wednesday January 27 -Family Literacy Day itself — we will be having a presentation from […]
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  • Animating Toronto Parks with TAC

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    Do you have an idea to bring arts programming to a park near you? The Toronto Arts Council is still accepting applications for their grant program to bring art to City of Toronto parks. The deadline is January 11, 2016.  All applicants must also attend an information session in advance of submitting an application. Funding is […]
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  • 2016 Budget Consultation in East York

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    Join your City Budget Committee members at the East York Civic Centre for a consultation in your community. The Budget Subcommittee will hear public presentations on the 2016 Capital and Operating Budgets at East York Civic Centre on January 14th. Details can be found below. You can read up on the proposed 2016 Budget here and you can request […]
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  • Are you ready for a power outage?

    Power outages can happen at any time, particularly during severe weather. While winter has been mild so far, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be thinking about getting prepared. On the second anniversary of the ice storm, Toronto Hydro released a fun video to help you learn about emergency preparedness.  The video follows the story of […]
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  • Holiday Artwork Competition at George Webster ARC

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      Each year, a different school from our ward participates in my annual Holiday Card Contest. This year, I decided to highlight one of our City programs and children from George Webster’s ARC program. I visited the ARC program to thank the children for their contributions, and awarded small prizes to the top three submissions. […]
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  • Driveway Windrow Snow Clearing Program Expanded

    The City of Toronto has expanded its driveway windrow clearing program this year after reviewing all streets in Ward 31 against the program’s criteria. A driveway windrow is the snow that collects at the end of your driveway after roads are plowed. You can find out more about this program expansion by reading the City […]
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  • Animating Toronto Parks Funding Project

    Animating Toronto Parks is a program that provides funding to professional artists, organizations, and collectives to organize free arts programming in any of the 23 Toronto parks. This program is run through the Toronto Arts Council which advocates for increased arts programing throughout the City. Deadline to apply is January 11, 2016. For more information […]
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  • Statement of Unity from TO Councillors and Trustees

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    Statement of Unity: In light of recent hate crimes targeting Muslims, especially Muslim women, and threatening to create a rift in our communities, we stand united today to state the following: No one should be made to feel afraid because of who they are and what they believe. No one should be afraid to practice […]
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