City of Toronto offers free and affordable activities for March Break

News Release

March 7, 2018

City of Toronto offers free and affordable activities for March Break

Monday, March 12 to Friday, March 16 is March Break for elementary and high school students in Toronto. The City of Toronto will offer many free and affordable activities for students and their families that week.

"The City will have a variety of March Break activities that are fun for the whole family," said Mayor John Tory. "I encourage all Toronto residents to get out and enjoy City rinks, parks, cultural and historic sites."

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Feb 06/18 – Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

February 6, 2018

Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

City staff continue to monitor usage in all overnight services for people experiencing homelessness in order to manage occupancy levels and ensure there is sufficient safe capacity to provide warm places for all who ask for them. This was the case last night.
With the termination of the Extreme Cold Weather Alert, the warming centre at Metro Hall is closed by noon today, February 6.

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Hydro One Transmission Line Upgrade

February 2018

Community Notice
Hydro One is working in your community

This month, Hydro One will begin working on the transmission line in your community. Hydro One, together with Toronto Hydro, is making significant upgrades to its electricity infrastructure to provide adequate and reliable power to the west end of Toronto. Power West Toronto is required to strengthen the city’s electricity system, accommodate the growing needs of homes and businesses in Toronto, and is required to electrify the Eglinton Crosstown LRT.
The project involves refurbishing 10 km of overhead transmission line to accommodate additional power that will come from Hydro One’s Runnymede Transformer Station, located at Jane Street and St. Clair Avenue West.

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Feb 3/18 – Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

February 3, 2018

Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

City staff continue to monitor usage in all overnight services for people experiencing homelessness in order to manage occupancy levels and ensure there is sufficient safe capacity to provide warm places for all who ask for them. This was the case last night.
Shelter beds were available in the men's, women's, co-ed and youth sectors.

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Jan 27/18 – Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

January 27, 2018

Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

The City of Toronto is opening two new winter respite services this weekend with combined capacity of up to 200. Over the next two days staff at Moss Park Winter Respite Site will be offering assistance and transportation to clients in that program so they can relocate to their choice of winter respite program or appropriate shelter bed. The City will be returning the facility to the Federal government as agreed by Monday, January 29.

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Pothole repair blitz back on Toronto roads this weekend

News Release

January 25, 2018

Pothole repair blitz back on Toronto roads this weekend

The City of Toronto will conduct another pothole blitz, beginning today and ending on Saturday evening. A similar blitz took place last weekend, with increased crews filling nearly 15,447 potholes across the city.

Recent weather conditions have resulted in an increased number of potholes. Starting today, the City will place road repair crews on extended hours on Thursday and Friday, and will launch a pothole repair blitz on Saturday.

“Our hardworking City crews will take advantage of another weekend without snow to continue to tackle potholes across Toronto," said Mayor John Tory. “We know how frustrating potholes are for drivers and cyclists, and we are deploying extra resources on the task of improving our roads to ensure a smoother commute."

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Winterlicious begins tomorrow at participating restaurants across Toronto

News Release

January 25, 2018

Winterlicious begins tomorrow at participating restaurants across Toronto

Winterlicious, produced by the City of Toronto, runs for two mouth-watering weeks beginning tomorrow. Over 200 restaurants across the city will offer prix fixe lunch menus priced at $23, $28 and $33, and dinner menus priced at $33, $43 and $53 until February 8.

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Jan 25/18 – Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

January 25, 2018

Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

Warming Centre services at Regent Park Community Centre remain available until further notice.

City staff are continuously monitoring winter respite drop-in and warming centre usage to manage occupancy levels to ensure there is sufficient safe capacity to provide warm places for all who ask for them, which was the case last night.

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Jan 24/18 – Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

January 24, 2018

Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

Warming Centre services at Regent Park Community Centre remain available until further notice.

City staff are continuously monitoring winter respite drop-in and warming centre usage to manage occupancy levels to ensure there is sufficient safe capacity to provide warm places for all who ask for them, which was the case last night.

City staff are continuously monitoring winter respite drop-in and warming centre usage to manage occupancy levels to ensure there is sufficient safe capacity to provide warm places for all who ask for them, which was the case last night.

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