Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 31 2017 – 9:00 pm

Forecast as of 9:00pm

95% POP additional 3.6 cm of snow from 9 pm this evening to 3pm Wednesday afternoon with potential for icy roads as a result thru to 10am
40% POP of an additional 1.6cm 10 pm Wednesday night thru 4 am Thursday
Summary of winter maintenance activities

As of 9:00pm on Tuesday January 31, 2017

Arterial Road
Salters deployed 7:45 pm estimated completion 9:30pm

Collector Roads
Salters deployed 8:20 pm estimated completion 12:30 am Feb 1

Local Roads
No Activity

Laneway Roads
No Activity

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
Salter deployed 8:30 pm Humber River to Park Lawn Estimated completion 10:30pm

Sidewalks
No Activity

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity

Seniors Sidewalks
No Activity

Snow Removal
No Activity

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Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 31 2017 – 8:00 am

Forecast as of 8:00am
70% POP of 3.5cm of snow from 2pm this afternoon to 8am Wednesday morning with potential for icy roads as a result thru to 10am

Summary of winter maintenance activities

As of 8:00am on Tuesday January 31, 2017
Arterial Road
Anti Icing deployed 8:00pm completed 2:10 Jan 31

Collector Roads
Anti Icing deployed 8:00pm completed 2:10am Jan 31

Local Roads
No Activity

Laneway Roads
No Activity

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
No Activity

Sidewalks
No Activity

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity

Seniors Sidewalks
No Activity

Snow Removal
No Activity

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Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 30 2017 – 8:45 pm

Forecast as of 8:45pm

50% POP of up to 2 cm of snow from 3am to 9am Tuesday with icy roads thru to Noon as a result
75% POP of 3-6 cm of snow from 8pm Tuesday to 8am Wednesday morning followed by icy roads to 10am as a result

Summary of winter maintenance activities

As of 8:45pm on Monday January 30, 2017

Arterial Road
Anti Icing deployed 8:00pm estimated completion 2:30 Jan 31

Collector Roads
Anti Icing deployed 8:00pm estimated completion 3:00am Jan 31

Steep Local Roads
Anti Icing deployed 10:00am Completed 1:55pm

Local Roads
No Activity

Laneway Roads
No Activity

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
No Activity

Sidewalks
No Activity

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity

Seniors Sidewalks
No Activity

Snow Removal
No Activity

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Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 30 2017 – 8:00 am

Forecast as of 11:00am
Tuesday - 45% POP of 1 cm of snow from 3am to 9am with icy roads thru to Noon as a result
Wednesday - 25% POP of 3.5cm of snow from 8pm to 8am Wednesday morning followed by icy roads to 10am as a result

Summary of winter maintenance activities

As of 11:00am on Monday January 30, 2017
Arterial Road
Anti Icing to be deployed 8:00pm estimated completion 2:30 Jan 31

Collector Roads
Anti Icing to be deployed 8:00pm estimated completion 3:00am Jan 31

Steep Local Roads
Anti Icing deployed 10:00am estimated completion 3:00pm

Local Roads
No Activity

Laneway Roads
No Activity

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
No Activity

Sidewalks
No Activity

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity

Seniors Sidewalks
No Activity

Snow Removal
No Activity

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Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 28 2017 – 1:00 pm

Forecast as of 1:00pm
40% POP of flurries/light snow 1 - 3 cm possible through Sunday. Temperatures expected below zero after 3:00pm with increased risk of ice patches.

Summary of winter maintenance activities

As of 1:00pm on Saturday January 28, 2017

Arterial Road
Salting 1 round - completed 9:35am

Collector Roads
Salting 1 round - completed 11:55am

Local Roads
No Activity

Laneway Roads
No Activity

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
Salting commenced 7:25 am completed 11:45am
(Colonel Samuel Smith Park to 13th street not salted)

Sidewalks
No Activity

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity

Seniors Sidewalks
No Activity

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Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 28 2017 – 8:30 am

Forecast as of 8:30am
40% POP of flurries/light snow 1 - 3 cm possible through Sunday. Temperatures expected below zero after 3:00pm with a risk of patchy ice .

Summary of winter maintenance activities

As of 8:30am on Saturday January 28, 2017

Arterial Road
Salting 1 round - estimated completion 9:30am
Anti Icing deployed 10:00pm completed 4:00am Jan 28

Collector Roads
Salting 1 round - estimated completion 11:59am
Anti Icing deployed 10:00pm completed 4:00am Jan 28

Steep Local Roads
Anti Icing deployed following collectors/arterials approx. 4:00am suspended due to salting operation 7:00am

Local Roads
No Activity

Laneway Roads
No Activity

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
Salting commenced 7:25 am estimated completion 12:25 pm

Sidewalks
No Activity

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity

Seniors Sidewalks
No Activity

Snow Removal
No Activity

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Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 27 2017 – 10:30 pm

Forecast as of 10:30pm

55% POP of flurries/light snow - trace to 2 cm possible through Saturday evening. Temperatures dropping below zero overnight tonight.

Summary of winter maintenance activities

As of 10:30pm on Friday January 27, 2017

Arterial Road
Anti Icing deployed 10:00pm estimated completion 3:30am Jan 28

Collector Roads
Anti Icing deployed 10:00pm estimated completion 3:30am Jan 28

Steep Local Roads
Anti Icing to be deployed following collectors/arterials approx. 3:30am estimated completion 10:00am Jan 28

Local Roads
No Activity

Laneway Roads
No Activity

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
No Activity

Sidewalks
No Activity

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity

Seniors Sidewalks
No Activity

Snow Removal
No Activity

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Leading the Fight to Reinstate 2017 Funding For the Child Care Occupancy Grant

LEADING THE FIGHT TO REINSTATE 2017 FUNDING FOR THE CHILD CARE OCCUPANCY GRANT

By: Cesar Palacio

The City of Toronto staff’s proposal to end the 20 year “Child Care Occupancy Grant” payable to Public, Catholic and French School Boards, will affect most daycares in the City of Toronto, including Ward 17-Davenport.

There is no question that the City’s proposal to no longer fund this subsidy would affect low-income and middle-income families alike –who are struggling to make ends meet. It is crucial to maintain the Child Care Occupancy Grant for the current year until the province tables a more equitable funding formula. In my opinion, the occupancy grant is helping offset costs pertaining to lighting, heating, maintenance and rent for 350 child care centres in Toronto. These are costs that providers will, no doubt, pass onto low income families.

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Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 25 2017 – 8:00 am

Forecast as of 8:00am
Possible fog patches this morning. Drizzle or rain showers developing this afternoon.
Steadier rain developing this evening and continuing overnight mixing then changing to snow ending near noon Thursday.
Summary of winter maintenance activities

As of 8:00am on Wednesday January 25, 2017
Arterial Road
Anti Icing to be deployed Jan 24 10:00pm completed Jan 25 4:05am

Collector Roads
Anti Icing do be deployed Jan 24 10:00pm completed Jan 25 4:05am

Local Roads
No Activity

Laneway Roads
No Activity

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
No Activity

Sidewalks
No Activity

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity

Seniors Sidewalks
No Activity

Snow Removal
No Activity

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