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  • City of Toronto removing abandoned bikes from streets, sidewalks

    With students returning to school at this time of year, the City experiences increased pressure for safe and secure bike parking. To free up much needed bicycle parking, the City of Toronto is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying abandoned bikes for removal over the next few weeks. Residents can assist with this cleanup by […]

  • Health warning issued on consuming wild mushrooms

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    Toronto Public Health is advising the public of the potential health risks associated with eating wild mushrooms after a Toronto resident was hospitalized after consuming wild mushrooms identified as “Amanita“ (bisporigera species), which can be fatal. “Toronto Public Health wants to remind the public not to pick and eat mushrooms found growing in the wild,” […]

  • Ideaspace. Share your ideas with the City

    The City is piloting new ways for residents to share their ideas, knowledge and expertise, and help shape the future of Toronto. IdeaSpace is an interactive opportunity for residents to discuss, explore and comment on each other’s ideas and interact with City staff on a variety of topics. First up: City Planning staff want your […]

  • City of Toronto Labour Day Activities


    City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation activities on Labour Day The City of Toronto encourages residents to take advantage of the City’s attractions and recreational sites open on Labour Day – Monday, September 1. Swimming Splash pads will be open on Labour Day and will remain open until September 21. Parents and caregivers are […]

  • Update re Power outage in Wards 31 and 32

    August 26, 2014 Toronto Hydro has contacted Councillor Davis with the following update about the power outage in the south end of Ward 31 and part of Ward 32. “An independent contractor has damaged Toronto Hydro’s underground assets while excavating for non-hydro related services, causing an extended power outage to the area just north of Danforth south to Queen St. […]

  • Toronto City Manager Joe Pennachetti and Deputy City Manager Brenda Patterson announce retirement plans

    August 26, 2014 At today’s meeting of Toronto City Council, City Manager Joe Pennachetti and Deputy City Manager Brenda Patterson announced their respective retirement plans. After a career in public service spanning close to four decades, Pennachetti will retire from his position as City Manager effective November 28, 2014. Patterson leaves her role as Deputy […]

  • Danforth Construction Update

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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 4:00 – 5:15pm (Alternate indoor location – 10 Gower St.) PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN BAG TO SHOP! For information: contact Afua Asantewaa 416 363-6441 ext 276.

  • IdeaSpace introduced as new online engagement tool for Torontonians

    The City of Toronto has launched a new online engagement platform called IdeaSpace. The introduction of IdeaSpace at is the beginning of a year-long pilot project aimed at increasing engagement with Toronto residents. IdeaSpace enables residents to connect with City staff through a web platform on which people can share their ideas and solutions […]

  • Shortlist announced for 2014 Toronto Book Awards

    The City of Toronto and the Toronto Public Library have named the five finalists for the 2014 Toronto Book Awards, which honour authors of books of literary or artistic merit that are evocative of Toronto. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Toronto Book Awards. The finalists are: • Anthony De Sa for his […]

  • Danforth construction schedule update

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    Danforth Construction Schedule: Victoria Park to Dawes Road Location Start Date Completion Date Active Zone Dawes Road: South of Danforth June 9, 2014 August 31, 2014 Kelvin Avenue June 9, 2014 August 31, 2014 Luttrell Avenue August 25, 2014 Late October Danforth Avenue: Dawes to Sibley July 14, 2014 Late August Danforth Avenue: Kelvin to [...]

  • 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 […]

  • Report vegetation growth near stop signs and traffic signals

    The City of Toronto is asking residents to contact 311 to report locations where summer vegetative growth is obstructing traffic signals and stop signs. The City will dispatch staff to the location to clear the obstruction. “To protect public safety, we are asking residents to act as our eyes on the street to help us […]

  • No.9 Eco-Art-Fest activities all summer at Todmorden Mills


    An outdoor festival that celebrates the environment through art is now running weekly every Wednesday to Sunday until September 21 at Todmorden Mills Heritage Site. Produced by No.9 Contemporary Art & the Environment in partnership with the Museums and Heritage Services of the City of Toronto, the inaugural Eco-Art-Fest features installations by Canadian artists, interactive […]

  • WW1 Exhibit at Market Gallery


    Market Gallery exhibition explores Toronto during First World War An exhibition at the City of Toronto’s Market Gallery called Toronto Does Her Bit: The Home Front in the Great War will open July 26 and run until early in the new year. The exhibition focuses on life in Toronto during the First World War. Using […]