Cycle Tracks to be Extended along Richmond-Adelaide Corridor

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August 31, 2015

Cycle tracks to be extended along Richmond-Adelaide corridor

The City of Toronto is extending the cycle tracks – separated bike lanes – that are currently in place along Richmond Street and Adelaide Street in the downtown area extending west from the vicinity of University Avenue. The new extension eastward from the University Avenue area is part of a pilot project to improve cycling infrastructure and enhance safety for all road users in the downtown core.

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Conviction results in substantial fine after fatal Toronto rooming-house fire

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August 26, 2015

Conviction results in substantial fine after fatal Toronto rooming-house fire

A Provincial Offences Court has announced a conviction and levied a fine of $60,000 plus a $15,000 victim surcharge against the owner of an illegal rooming house at 189 Sheridan Ave., Toronto, in which a tenant died in a fire. The owner, Konstantin Lysenko, entered into a period of probation for 18 months with the standard conditions and an additional condition that he not possess or manage any rental property for the 18-month probation period.

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Program for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2015

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August 25, 2015

City of Toronto announces full program for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2015

The City of Toronto today released the complete artistic program for the 10th edition of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche. On Saturday, October 3 from 6:55 p.m. until sunrise on Sunday, October 4, the streets of Toronto will be transformed by more than 110 art projects created by and featuring nearly 400 local, national and international artists. Details for the full program are available at http://www.scotiabanknuitblanche.ca. A backgrounder highlighting some details about the City-produced exhibitions is available at http://ow.ly/RlrKq.

 

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Weekend Events with Road Closures in Toronto

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August 19, 2015

Weekend events with road closures in Toronto

Three special events in Toronto this weekend will involve main road closures. Residents and visitors are encouraged to come out and enjoy these events. Businesses in the areas affected are open to pedestrian traffic but some roads will be closed to vehicles.

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Registration for City of Toronto’s fall and winter recreation programs

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August 17, 2015

Registration for City of Toronto's fall and winter recreation programs begins September 12

Registration for fall and some winter City of Toronto community recreation programs begins at 7 a.m. on September 12 in Etobicoke/York, September 13 in Scarborough, September 17 in North York and September 16 in Toronto and East York districts.

Registration in Person:  Etobicoke Civic Centre     Registration Online

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Gardiner Expressway construction work resumes August 19

August 17, 2015

Gardiner Expressway construction work resumes August 19

The work to replace the deck on the Gardiner Expressway, from Strachan Avenue to just west of Bathurst Street, resumes August 19.

While this work is taking place, two lanes of traffic in each direction will be open. The work is expected to be completed October 31, 2016.

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Heat Alert Declared for Toronto

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August 16, 2015

Heat Alert declared for Toronto

TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. David McKeown, Toronto's Medical Officer of Health, has issued a Heat Alert for Toronto today. The Heat Alert will be in effect until further notice.

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