City Of Toronto Offers Many Free and Affordable Activities during March Break

News Release

March 3, 2016

City Of Toronto Offers Many Free and Affordable Activities during March Break

During March Break, March 14 to 18, the City of Toronto will offer free and low-cost activities at its community centres, parks and historic sites. Highlights of Parks, Forestry and Recreation division activities and attractions follow, in addition to information about Toronto's historic sites/museums.

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City Of Toronto’s Spring and Summer Recreation Program Registration

News Release

February 24, 2016

Get ready for the City of Toronto's Spring and Summer Recreation Program Registration

Registration for spring and some summer City of Toronto recreation programs, including summer camps, begins at 7 a.m. on March 5 in Etobicoke York, March 6 in Scarborough, March 8 in North York and March 9 in Toronto and East York.
These high-quality and affordable recreation programs fill up quickly so register starting at 7 a.m. to avoid disappointment. Registering online is the quickest and easiest way to sign up for programs. The number of registrations completed online continues to increase each year and additional capacity has been added to the online registration system. On average, 70 per cent of the daily total of registrations can now be processed in the first hour of each registration day.

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Doors Open Toronto 2016

News Release

February 24, 2016

Doors Open Toronto's 2016 theme 'Re-used, Re-visited and Revised' highlights the many lives of Toronto's buildings

The 17th annual Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf returns on Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29. The event will offer free and rare access to more than 130 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city. More than 30 of this year's buildings are participating for the first time.

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City of Toronto Family Day Events

News Release

February 11, 2016

City of Toronto's opportunities for Family Day fun on February 15 include a skating party at Nathan Phillips Square

The City of Toronto encourages residents to enjoy Family Day on Monday, February 15 by taking advantage of City-run recreational facilities and historic attractions.

New for this year is a family skate party at Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W., from 1 to 4 p.m. The family skate party, presented in partnership with RBC Royal Bank, Canadian Tire, and Tim Hortons, will feature DJ Fase. The event includes interactive sponsor activities and giveaways, and there will be a Tim Hortons coffee and hot chocolate truck. Other Family Day recreational opportunities:

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City of Toronto and 211 Ontario – Make the Right Call

News Release

February 11, 2016

City of Toronto and 211 Ontario helpline asking residents to make the right call

Today marks National 211 Day. The City of Toronto is partnering with 211 Ontario helpline to educate residents on how to make the right call if they want or need help.

Residents are encouraged to call 211 for information about health, social and community services. For example, you can call 211 if you are a newcomer to Canada and are looking for employment training or you are concerned about a family member with an addiction and need information about available programs. You can also call 211 if you need information about a food bank, mental health support or a non-emergency police contact number.

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Consumer Alert: OEB Warns Consumers of a Possible Scam

For Immediate Release

January 27, 2016

Consumer Alert: OEB Warns Consumers of a Possible Scam

Toronto, ON – The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is alerting Ontarians to a possible telephone scam. The OEB has received reports that individuals, claiming to be affiliated with the Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP), were calling to request access
into consumers’ homes. In two incidents last week, residents were contacted about the OESP, and notified that a home inspection was a condition of the program.

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