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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City of Toronto operations and services – what’s open and closed on Remembrance Day

News Release

November 10, 2016

City of Toronto operations and services – what's open and closed on Remembrance Day

On Remembrance Day tomorrow, many City of Toronto operations and all municipal offices will be closed, while certain programs and attractions will be open. In addition, City services that regularly operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week such as 311 Toronto and emergency services will be available.

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Public consultation on Toronto’s Long-Term Financial Plan

November 9, 2016

FYI – INVESTING IN TORONTO'S FUTURE: PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON TORONTO'S LONG-TERM FINANCIAL PLAN

At its meeting of June 7, 2016, City Council adopted the report "The City of Toronto's long-term financial direction" with amendments. In July City Council directed me to engage the public to seek input and advice on establishing a robust fiscal framework, expenditure management strategies, meaningful governance and oversight of City programs and agencies, prudent management of financial and physical City assets, and adequate revenue generation from existing and new sources to achieve desired public services on a sustainable basis. http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2016.EX16.2

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