Update – June 9/17 Public Safety Information and Update on Flooding Conditions along Waterfront Areas

June 9, 2017

Public Safety Information and Update on Flooding Conditions along Waterfront Areas

While stabilizing, water levels in Lake Ontario remain high. Even with optimal conditions, it is expected to take several weeks for water levels in the lake to subside and to see improvement. Members of the public are asked to note the following safety information and updates on flooding conditions on Toronto Island and along the city's waterfront areas:

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Weekend events with road closures in Toronto

News Release

June 8, 2017

Weekend events with road closures in Toronto

Several special events in Toronto this weekend will involve road closures as described below. Residents and visitors are encouraged to come out and enjoy these events. Businesses in the areas affected are open to pedestrian traffic but some roads will be closed to vehicles.

Festivals and other special events are important to the city, injecting hundreds of millions of dollars annually into Toronto’s economy, and they are enjoyed each year by local residents.

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Seniors’ safety in spotlight as Toronto Fire Services launches month

News Release

June 7, 2017

Seniors' safety in spotlight as Toronto Fire Services launches month of safety awareness programming

Toronto Fire Services kicked off its 11th annual Safety Awareness Month initiative today with a safe seniors symposium at Toronto City Hall.

Today's event in the council chamber opened with an address by Councillor Josh Matlow (Ward 22 St. Paul's), Toronto Seniors Advocate, and by Fire Services Division Chief Stephen Welowszky. Other Fire Services staff and the Toronto Police Service, Toronto Public Health, the City's Transportation Services division and the Office of Emergency Management made presentations. Interactive displays were another feature of the event.

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Public Input Invited on Guidelines, Rules and Fees for Sidewalk Cafés and Displays in Toronto

News Release

June 6, 2017

Public Input Invited on Guidelines, Rules and Fees for Sidewalk Cafés and Displays in Toronto

The City of Toronto is reviewing application and permit fees, as well as the bylaws that govern sidewalk cafés and displays operating on the public right-of-way/sidewalks. The review includes looking at the space required for walking and movement for people with disabilities, and how those requirements will affect existing holders of café and marketing permits.

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“1867 – Rebellion and Confederation” exhibit opens

News Release

June 3, 2017

Canadian Museum of History's "1867 – Rebellion and Confederation" exhibit opens at Gibson House Museum today

Gibson House Museum is proud to host the Canadian Museum of History's travelling exhibition "1867 – Rebellion and Confederation" from June 3 to August 27. This exhibit is presented as part of TO Canada with Love, the City of Toronto's year-long program of celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions honouring Canada's 150th birthday.

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