Winterlicious Prix Fixe Reservations Begin Tomorrow at more than 200 Toronto Restaurants

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January 14, 2016

Winterlicious Prix Fixe Reservations begin Tomorrow at more than 200 Toronto Restaurants

Just in time for the holidays, tickets to the Winterlicious 2016 Culinary Event Series are now on sale. Presented by Interac Association and produced by the City of Toronto, Winterlicious – Toronto's favourite culinary celebration – returns on January 29 and runs through February 11.

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Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 14, 2016 – 7:30 am

Forecast as of 7:30 am:
Scattered snow showers continue this morning. The kitchener squall will push towards Toronto near dawn for a brief period of time as winds shift. There could be a quick burst of snow for an hour during that time. It should be fairly dry through the daytime Wednesday, but another system will move into the region with periods of light snow beginning in the late evening then ending by dawn Thursday. A couple of cm is likely overnight. Dry conditions are expected Thursay but light snow redevelops late in the day Thursday.

Total Accumulation: .1 cm

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 7:30 am on Thursday January 14, 2016

Arterial Roads
• Salters deployed 12:45 am completed approx 2:45 am

Collector Roads
• Salters deployed 1:45 am completed approx 5:45 am

Local Roads
No Activity

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
• Salters deployed 1:45 am completed approx 2:00 am

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5 Toronto neighbourhoods on the rise in 2016

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The top 5 neighbourhoods for cheap rent in Toronto
Posted by Derek Flack / JANUARY 12, 2016

What Toronto neighbourhoods offer the best mix of amenities, transit accessibility, and cheap rent? As a general rule, this alluring package is found in places away from downtown but that are (importantly) proximate to the subway. In other words, this list does not offer a guide to the cheapest rent in Toronto, but is meant for those with champagne tastes on a beer budget.

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Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 13, 2016 – 8:00 am

Forecast as of 7:45 am:
Scattered snow showers continue this morning. The kitchener squall will push towards Toronto near dawn for a brief period of time as winds shift. There could be a quick burst of snow for an hour during that time. It should be fairly dry through the daytime Wednesday, but another system will move into the region with periods of light snow beginning in the late evening then ending by dawn Thursday. A couple of cm is likely overnight. Dry conditions are expected Thursay but light snow redevelops late in the day Thursday..

Total Accumulation: .nil

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 8:00 am on Tuesday January 13 2016

Arterial Roads
• No Activity

Collector Roads
• No Activity

Local Roads
• Commenced salting at 12:00am Est completion 10:00am

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
•  No Activity

Sidewalks
• No Activity

Bus Stops & Crosswalks
• Salting of Bus Stops commenced 7:00am Estimated completion 7:00pm

Seniors
• Hand Crews have been deployed to clear and salt listed seniors (7:00am - 5:00pm)

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Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 12, 2016 – 9:45 pm

Forecast as of 9:45 pm:
Strong winds gusting to 70 km/h will be possible into tonight as an arctic front is pushing snow showers through the GTA now, likely with little if any additional accumulation. Snow Squalls are starting to initiate over Lake Huron now. There should be one band from Kincardine to Kitchener, another from Barrie to Newmarket. for tonight. The kitchener squall will push towards Toronto new dawn for a brief period of time as winds shift. There could be a quick burst of snow for an hour during that time. It should be fairly dry through the daytime Wednesday, but another system will move into the region with periods of light snow beginning in the late evening and lingering through to the Thursday morning. A couple of cm is likely overnight.

Total Accumulation: .6.5 cms.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 9:45 pm on Tuesday January 12, 2016

Arterial Roads
• South of Eglinton Depot 5 - Lay-by parking clean up scheduled to begin 1:30 am Jan 13
• South of Eglinton Depot 5 - Bikelane clean up scheduled for 8:00pm
• PM clean up of on street parking 4:00 - 6:00 (North of Eglinton includes bike lanes)
• Arterial slushing completed
• 2 rounds of salting completed

Collector Roads
• Three rounds of salt completed

Local Roads
• Commenced salting at 6:25am completed approx 4:30 pm

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
• Plowing with salt application commenced 10:00am Completed approx 11:30am
• 2 nropunds of salting completed

Laneway
• Laneway salting scheduled to be re-deployed Jan 13

Sidewalks
• High/low Pedestrian sidewalks, walkways and steps - plowing and salting completed Approx 9:00pm

Bus Stops & Crosswalks
• Salting of Bus Stops commenced 1:00pm, operation suspended at 9:00pm and will be redeployed 9:00am Jan 13

Seniors
• Hand Crews were deployed to clear and salt listed seniors (7:00am - 5:00pm) operation will continue if required 7:00am Jan 13

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Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 12, 2016 – 5:00 pm

Forecast as of 5:00 pm:
Strong winds gusting to 70 km/h will be possible into tonight as an arctic front is pushing snow showers through the GTA now, likely with little if any additional accumulation. Snow Squalls are starting to initiate over Lake Huron now. There should be one band from Kincardine to Kitchener, another from Barrie to Newmarket. for tonight. The kitchener squall will push towards Toronto new dawn for a brief period of time as winds shift. There could be a quick burst of snow for an hour during that time. It should be fairly dry through the daytime Wednesday, but another system will move into the region with periods of light snow beginning in the late evening and lingering through to the Thursday morning. A couple of cm is likely overnight.

Total Accumulation: .6.5 cms.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 5:00 pm on Tuesday January 12, 2016

Arterial Roads
• South of Eglinton Depot 5 - Lay-by parking clean up scheduled to begin 1:30 am Jan 13
• South of Eglinton Depot 5 - Bikelane clean up scheduled for 8:00pm
• PM clean up of on street parking 4:00 - 6:00 (North of Eglinton includes bike lanes)
• Arterial slushing (center and turning lanes) commenced 10:30am completed approx 2:30pm
• Plowing with salt application was deployed 10:00am operations were suspended 10:30am
• Back to Back second round of salting commenced 6:10 am estimated completion time of 8:00 am
• 1st round of salting completed approx (4:30 am - 6:10am)

Collector Roads
• Third round of salting commenced 12:00pm completed approx 3:00pm
• Back to Back second round of salting commenced 7:30am estimated completion time of 10:00 am
• 1st round of salting completed approx (5:00am - 7:30am)

Local Roads
• Commenced salting at 6:25am completed approx 4:30 pm

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
• Plowing with salt application commenced 10:00am Completed approx 11:30am
• Second round of salting 6:10am completed approx 7:15 am
• 1st round of salting completed approx (4:30am - 5:30)

Laneways
• Laneway salting scheduled to be deployed 10:00am with continuing operation until completed

Sidewalks
• High Pedestrian sidewalks, walkways and steps - plowing and salting commenced 9:00am upon completion Low pedestrian sidewalks plowing and salting will commence. est completion 10:00pm

Bus Stops & Crosswalks
• Salting of Bus Stops to commence 1:00pm Estimated completion 11:30pm

Seniors
• Hand Crews have been deployed to clear and salt listed seniors (7:00am - 5:00pm) operation will continue if required 7:00am Jan 13

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Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 12, 2016 – 12:00 pm

Forecast as of 12:00 pm:
A new system approaches with flurries developing over the region into the early overnight before intensifying to periods of light snow around 0300 through to mid Tuesday afternoon before tapering back to flurries for the rest of the afternoon through to the overnight. Total snowfall of 5-10cm is expected at a rate of 0.5-1.0cm/hr beginning at 0400. Also strong winds will redevelop into Tuesday afternoon through to Wednesday morning sustained at 25-35 km/h with gusts up to 60 km/h which will cause blowing and drifting snow. Wednesday will be mainly dry with only a slight chance of flurries throughout the day.

Total Accumulation: .6.5 cms.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 12:00 pm on Tuesday January 12, 2016

Arterial Roads
• Arterial slushing (center and turning lanes) commenced 10:30am Estimated completion 2:30pm
• Plowing with salt application was deployed 10:00am operations were suspended 10:30am
• Back to Back second round of salting commenced 6:10 am estimated completion time of 8:00 am
• 1st round of salting completed approx (4:30 am - 6:10am)

Collector Roads
• Third round of salting commenced 12:00pm estimated completion time of 3:00pm
• Back to Back second round of salting commenced 7:30am estimated completion time of 10:00 am
• 1st round of salting completed approx (5:00am - 7:30am)

Local Roads
• Commenced salting at 6:25am with an estimated completion time of 4:30 pm

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
• Plowing with salt application commenced 10:00am Completed approx 11:30am
• Second round of salting 6:10am completed approx 7:15 am
• 1st round of salting completed approx (4:30am - 5:30)

Laneways
• Laneway salting scheduled to be deployed 10:00am with continuing operation until completed

Sidewalks
• High Pedestrian sidewalks, walkways and steps - plowing and salting commenced 9:00am upon completion Low pedestrian sidewalks plowing and salting will commence. est completion 10:00pm

Bus Stops & Crosswalks
• Salting of Bus Stops to commence 1:00pm Estimated completion 11:30pm

Seniors
• Hand Crews have been deployed to clear and salt listed seniors (7:00am - 5:00pm)

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Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 12, 2016 – 9:00 am

Forecast as of 9:00 am:
A new system approaches with flurries developing over the region into the early overnight before intensifying to periods of light snow around 0300 through to mid Tuesday afternoon before tapering back to flurries for the rest of the afternoon through to the overnight. Total snowfall of 5-10cm is expected at a rate of 0.5-1.0cm/hr beginning at 0400. Also strong winds will redevelop into Tuesday afternoon through to Wednesday morning sustained at 25-35 km/h with gusts up to 60 km/h which will cause blowing and drifting snow. Wednesday will be mainly dry with only a slight chance of flurries throughout the day.

Total Accumulation: .6.5 cms.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 9:00 am on Tuesday January 12, 2016

Arterial Roads
• Plowing with salt application is scheduled to be deployed 10:00am Estimated Completion 3:30pm
• Back to Back second round of salting commenced 6:10 am estimated completion time of 8:00 am
• 1st round of salting completed approx (4:30 am - 6:10am)

Collector Roads
• Back to Back second round of salting commenced 7:30am estimated completion time of 10:00 am
• 1st round of salting completed approx (5:00am - 7:30am)

Local Roads
• Commenced salting at 6:25am with an estimated completion time of 2:30 pm

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
• Plowing with salt application is scheduled to be deployed 10:00am Estimated Completion 11:30am
• Second round of salting 6:10am completed approx 7:15 am
• 1st round of salting completed approx (4:30am - 5:30)

Laneways
• Laneway salting scheduled to be deployed 10:00am with continuing operation until completed

Sidewalks
• High Pedestrian sidewalks plowing and salting commenced 9:00am est completion 5:00pm

Bus Stops & Crosswalks
• No activity at this time

Seniors
• Hand Crews have been deployed to clear and salt listed seniors (7:00am - 3:00pm)

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Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 12, 2016 – 7:45 am

Forecast as of 7:30 am:
A new system approaches with flurries developing over the region into the early overnight before intensifying to periods of light snow around 0300 through to mid Tuesday afternoon before tapering back to flurries for the rest of the afternoon through to the overnight. Total snowfall of 5-10cm is expected at a rate of 0.5-1.0cm/hr beginning at 0400. Also strong winds will redevelop into Tuesday afternoon through to Wednesday morning sustained at 25-35 km/h with gusts up to 60 km/h which will cause blowing and drifting snow. Wednesday will be mainly dry with only a slight chance of flurries throughout the day.

Total Accumulation: 4.5 cms.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 7:45 am on Tuesday January 12, 2016

Arterial Roads
• Back to Back second round of salting commenced 6:10 am estimated completion time of 8:00 am
• 1st round of salting completed approx (4:30 am - 6:10am)

Collector Roads
• Back to Back second round of salting commenced 7:30am estimated completion time of 10:00 am
• 1st round of salting completed approx (5:00am - 7:30am)

Local Roads
• Commenced salting at 6:25am with an estimated completion time of 2:30 pm

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
• Second round of salting 6:10am completed approx 7:15 am
• 1st round of salting completed approx (4:30am - 5:30)

Laneways
• Laneway salting scheduled to be deployed 10:00am with continuing operation until completed

Sidewalks
• High Pedestrian sidewalks plowing and salting is scheduled to begin 9:00am est completion 9:00pm

Bus Stops & Crosswalks
• No activity at this time

Seniors
• Hand Crews have been deployed to clear and salt listed seniors (7:00am - 3:00pm)

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Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 11, 2016 – 8:00 am

Forecast as of 8:00 am:
On and off flurries will continue through the morning along with strong westerly winds gusting up to 60 km/h. A brief period of dry conditions are expected for the afternoon and the evening but the gusty westerly winds continue with gusts up to 60 km/h but will ease into the evening. A new system approaches with flurries developing over the region into the late evening with periods of light snow in the mid-overnight through to mid Tuesday afternoon before tapering back to flurries for the rest of the afternoon through the evening. Total snowfall of 5-10cm is expected at a rate of 0.5-1.0cm/hr. Also strong winds will redevelop into Tuesday afternoon through to Wednesday morning sustained at 25-35 km/h with gusts up to 60 km/h.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 8:00 am on Monday January 11, 2016

Arterial Roads
Arterial salters deployed 4:00am for Spot spreading operation on normal setting without pre-wet (completed approx 6:00am)

Collector Roads
Collector salters deployed 4:30 am for Spot spreading operation on normal setting without pre-wet (Est completion approx 8:30am)

Local Roads
Local salters deployed 4:50 am for Spreading operation on normal setting without pre-wet (Est completion approx 2:50pm)

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
Salter deployed 4:00am Spot spreading operation (completed approx 5:00am)

Sidewalks
Sidewalk tractors were deployed for salting operation on sidewalks, steps and walkways 12:00am (Est Completion approx 11:00am)

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