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  • Community Clean-Up Days

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    April 17: 20-Minute Makeover for schools and businesses April 18 & 19: Community Clean-up Days Clean Toronto Together 2015 – It’s time for some spring cleaning! On Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19 join thousands of Toronto residents, organizations and community groups and do your part to keep our city clean and green. Find a […]

  • Toronto Relief Line


    The City of Toronto and the TTC are planning for the “Relief Line”, a future rapid transit line that would connect downtown Toronto to the Bloor-Danforth Subway east of the Don River. It will assist in relieving crowding on the Yonge Subway line and the Bloor-Yonge interchange station as well as provide riders with more […]

  • 2015 Toronto Urban Design Awards: Call for Entries

    The Toronto Urban Design Awards, held by the City of Toronto every second year, recognize achievements in urban design, architecture and landscape architecture. Designers, developers, project owners, community groups, design students and others are invited to enter eligible projects. The deadline for submissions is 4 p.m. on May 14. More info at

  • Red Door Shelter Success!

    The Red Door Family Shelter, the City of Toronto and Harhay Construction Management have constructed a plan to save one of Toronto’s oldest shelters for homeless families located at 875 Queen St. East. Last year, the shelter was left without a concrete future after the property it sits on was placed into receivership, and was […]

  • Nominations Open: Access, Equity and Human Rights Awards

    Do you know someone or a community group who is making a difference in Toronto by reducing barriers to civic participation? Celebrate their accomplishments – nominate them for an award! The Access, Equity and Human Rights Awards recognize significant efforts of Toronto residents who are working to build a city in which all residents are […]

  • Clean Toronto Together: Registration is Open!

    Clean Toronto Together 2015 The city’s annual spring clean-up is back! Led by the City of Toronto’s Live Green Toronto team, the Clean Toronto Together campaign is a weekend celebration that brings together thousands of Toronto residents, students, businesses, organizations and community groups to remove litter and keep our city clean and green. You can […]

  • March Break Activities: City of Toronto

    City of Toronto offers free and affordable activities during March Break During March Break, March 16 to 20, the City of Toronto will offer free and low-cost activities at its community centres, parks and historic sites. Highlights of Parks, Forestry and Recreation division activities and attractions follow, in addition to information about Toronto’s historic sites/museums. […]

  • This spring’s Doors Open Toronto to showcase the city’s sporty side

    The 16th annual Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf returns on Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24, offering free and rare access to more than 155 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city. In honour of this summer’s TORONTO 2015 Pan American/Parapan American Games, this year’s theme – Sports, Recreation […]

  • Youth Career in Information Technology

    Golden Mile Employment and Social Services are hosting an information session facilitated by Heritage Skills Development Centre on an exciting new program for youth! Who It’s For? * youth interested in a career in Information Technology * youth currently unemployed or underemployed * between ages of 18 to 29 Description: Information Technology Training Life Skills Development Employment […]

  • Youth Skilled Trades Program 18 to 30 Years of Age

    Golden Mile Employment and Social Services is hosting an information session for the African Canadian Legal Clinic’s Employment Skills & Job Readiness Program (ESJRP). This program will work to support African Canadian Men who live in the City of Toronto to gain necessary pre-apprenticeship, academic and skills training in order to access opportunities within the trades. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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!