Winter season programming in Toronto

News Release

November 28, 2016

Winter season programming in Toronto

The City of Toronto offers affordable community recreation programming for the winter season. Residents of all ages can register for winter skating programs, swimming programs and March Break camps.

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Cavalcade of Lights to illuminate Nathan Phillips Square

News Release

November 24, 2016

Cavalcade of Lights to illuminate Nathan Phillips Square on Saturday with live music, Christmas tree lighting and fireworks

This Saturday, November 26, Nathan Phillips Square at 100 Queen St. W. will be illuminated for the 50th annual Cavalcade of Lights (http://www.toronto.ca/cavalcade) presented by Great Gulf and produced by the City of Toronto. Performances will include music by Whitehorse and Choir! Choir! Choir! and the lighting of the Toronto Christmas tree by Mayor John Tory.

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Snow Clearing Updates – Nov 19 2016 – 6:30 pm

Forecast as of 6:30 pm:
Rain changes to periods of rain/snow mix overnight turning to flurries Sunday morning

Summary of winter maintenance activities
As of 6:30 pm on Saturday November 19, 2016

Arterial Roads
Anti-icing scheduled to commence on hills and bridges at 8:00 pm applying brine at a rate of 100L/per lane KM (Est completion 2:00am November 20th)

Collector Roads
Anti-icing scheduled to commence on hills and bridges at 8:00 pm applying brine at a rate of 100L/per lane KM (Est completion 2:00am November 20th)

Steep Local Roads
Anti-icing scheduled to commence on hills at 6:00 am applying brine at a rate of 200L/per lane KM (Est completion 12 noon November 20th)

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Safe Rail Communities

Media Advisory:

COMMUNITY WORKSHOP ON RAIL SAFETY AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS HOSTED BY SAFE RAIL COMMUNITIES AND CHRISTIE/DUPONT RAIL SAFETY GROUP (IN COLLABORATION WITH YORK UNIVERSITY’S DISASTER & EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM)

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