City of Toronto’s family activities for Easter weekend

News Release

March 11, 2016

Reminder to change smoke and carbon monoxide alarm batteries

The City of Toronto will offer many fun activities at its recreational facilities and attractions, as well as at City historic sites, during the coming Easter weekend.

Recreation programs, services and permits
No recreation programs or permits at parks and recreation facilities are scheduled on Friday, March 25 (Good Friday) and Monday, March 28 (Easter Monday), with the exception of scheduled tournament or league play at indoor arenas. Programs and services will operate as usual on Saturday, March 26 and Sunday, March 27.

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Snow Clearing Updates – Mar 11, 2016 – 7:30 pm

Forecast as of 7:30 pm:
Great weather is expected through Saturday with temperatures well above normal. The next chance for any rain will come Sunday afternoon/evening.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 7:30 pm on Friday,  March 11, 2016

Arterial Roads
DLA Anti-icing scheduled to commence on hills and bridges at 9:00 pm applying brine at a rate of 100L/per lane KM (Est completion 12:00am March 12).

Collector Roads
DLA Anti-icing scheduled to commence on hills and bridges at 9:00 pm applying brine at a rate of 100L/per lane KM (Est completion 12:00am March 12). 

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Toronto Water Does not Conduct Door-to-Door Sales

News Release

March 9, 2016

City of Toronto cautions residents about responding to misleading communications – Toronto Water does not conduct door-to-door sales

The City of Toronto is receiving complaints from residents who are being given notices such as flyers from independent contractors using door-to-door sales tactics. The notices are designed to appear as if they are City communications about programs and services associated with Toronto Water.

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City Of Toronto Offers Many Free and Affordable Activities during March Break

News Release

March 3, 2016

City Of Toronto Offers Many Free and Affordable Activities during March Break

During March Break, March 14 to 18, 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.

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Snow Clearing Updates – Mar 5, 2016 – 6:30 pm

Forecast as of 6:30 pm:
Weak flurries are still in the area but roads are too warm for any to accumulate. Dry conditions return for tonight and linger through to Sunday afternoon with temperatures above normal.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 6:30 pm on Saturday,  March 5, 2016

Arterial Roads
DLA Anti-icing scheduled to commence on hills and bridges at 10:00 pm applying brine at a rate of 100L/per lane KM (Est completion 100am March 6).

Collector Roads
DLA Anti-icing scheduled to commence on hills and bridges at 10:00 pm applying brine at a rate of 100L/per lane KM (Est completion 100am March 6). 

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Snow Clearing Updates – Mar 4, 2016 – 7:30 am

Forecast as of 7:30 am:
A weak disturbance is bringing flurries and occasional light snow through the afternoon with another trace to 2cm expected, mainly this morning as some of the flurries may be moderate. After 1000 or so this morning, flurries become sporadic. Some slick roadways are possible as temperatures remain below freezing, but accumulations will be light. Dry conditions return this evening with just the slight risk of a flurry Saturday afternoon.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 7:30 am on Friday,  March 4, 2016

Arterial Roads
Salters began spreading 5:30 am completed approx 7:30am

Collector Roads
Salters began spreading 6:30am est completion 10:00am

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
Salters began spreading 5:50 am est completion 6:50am

Local Roads
No Activity at this time

Laneways Roads
No Activity at this time

Sidewalks
Spot salting operation was deployed 4:00am estimated completion 4:00pm (drifting areas to be cleared)

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity at this time

Seniors
Seniors program will be completed 7:00am - 3:00pm

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