Na luta para repor a subvenção “Child Care Occupancy” para 2017


Na luta para repor a subvenção "Child Care Occupancy" para 2017

Por César Palacio
Vereador

A proposta avançada por funcionários públicos da Câmara Municipal de Toronto para acabar com a subvenção designada Child Care Occupancy destinada a infraestruturas como creches e infantários que há 20 anos é paga às direcções escolares Pública, Católica e Francesa, irá afectar a maioria dos infantários na cidade de Toronto, incluindo no Bairro 17 Davenport.

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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 – Mar 3 2017 – 3:00 pm

Forecast as of 3:00pm
80% POP flurries thru evening Friday
Windy and cold continuing Friday thru Saturday

Summary of winter maintenance activities
As of 3:00pm Friday March 3, 2017
Arterial Road
No Activity

Collector Roads
No Activity

Steep Local Roads
Anti Icing deployed 9:00am completed 1:00pm

Local Roads
No Activity

Laneway Roads
No Activity

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
No Activity

Sidewalks
No Activity

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity

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Snow Clearing Updates – Mar 3 2017 – 10:30 am

Forecast as of 10:30am
30% POP less than 1 cm of snow flurries thru the day Friday
Windy and cold continuing Friday thru Saturday
Summary of winter maintenance activities
As of 10:30am Friday March 3, 2017

Arterial Road
Salters deployed 7:10 am Eglinton North - operation suspended 9:00am roads Bare and Dry

Collector Roads
Salters deployed 7:10 am Eglinton North - operation suspended 9:00am roads Bare and Dry

Steep Local Roads
Anti Icing deployed 9:00am estimated completion 2:00pm

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

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Snow Clearing Updates – Mar 3 2017 – 8:00 am

Forecast as of 8:00am
d0% POP less than 1 cm of snow flurries thru the day Friday
Windy and cold continuing Friday thru Saturday
Summary of winter maintenance activities
As of 8:00am Friday March 3, 2017

Arterial Road
Salters deployed 7:10 am Eglinton North estimated completion 10:00am
Anti Icing deployed 9:00pm March 2 completed 3:00am March 3

Collector Roads
Salters deployed 7:10 am Eglinton North estimated completion 11:00am
Anti Icing deployed 9:00pm March 2 completed 3:00am March 3

Steep Local Roads
Anti Icing to be Deployed 9:00am estimated completion 2:00pm

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

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Snow Clearing Updates – Mar 2 2017 – 3:30 pm

Forecast as of 3:30pm
Windy, cold and dry weather continuing for Thursday evening
40% POP 0.7cm of snow flurries Friday 4am thru 4pm

Summary of winter maintenance activities
As of 3:30pm Thursday March 2, 2017
Arterial Road
Anti Icing to be Deployed 9:00pm estimated completion 1:00am March 3

Collector Roads
Anti Icing to be Deployed 9:00pm estimated completion 1:00am March 3

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

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Snow Clearing Updates – Mar 2 2017 – 2:30 pm

Forecast as of 2:30pm
Windy, cold and dry weather continuing for Thursday evening
15% POP of flurries with no forecasted accumulation this evening
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Summary of winter maintenance activities
As of 2:30pm Thursday March 2, 2017
Arterial Road
No Activity

Collector Roads
No Activity

Local Roads
No Activity

Laneway Roads
No Activity

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
No Activity

Sidewalks
Manual spot salting of ponded locations Completed 2:30pm

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity

Seniors Sidewalks
No Activity

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