City of Toronto’s Long-Weekend Activities

News Release

May 16, 2018

City of Toronto's Long-Weekend Activities

The City will offer a wide variety of activities for residents on Monday, May 21, including the annual Victoria Day fireworks display at Ashbridges Bay Park. Many family attractions, including two historic sites, a farm and other facilities will be open, however City-operated recreation centres will be closed and recreation programs across the city will not operate that day.

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New Adult TTC 12 Month Pass Coming to Presto for June Pass Period


A new adult 12 Month Pass will be introduced on PRESTO starting with the June pass period. The 12 Month Pass is the equivalent of the TTC’s Metropass Discount Plan (MDP), which is expected to end as of December 31, 2018. The adult 12 Month Pass will cost the same ($134.00 per month), provide the same unlimited travel on all regular TTC routes and require the same 12-month commitment as the MDP pass. A senior/youth option will be available on PRESTO later this summer.

Existing adult MDP customers who would like to switch from MDP to the 12 Month Pass on PRESTO must cancel their MDP contract and sign a new contract with PRESTO. They will not incur cancellation fees. All existing MDP contracts are expected to end as of December 31, 2018.

The 12 Month Pass will be available for sale online only at from May 24 until June 5, for the June pass period. Subsequent 12 Month Pass contracts will be available for sale eight days before the end of the month until five days after the start of the next month.

To purchase the 12 Month Pass, customers must:

  • Have a PRESTO card. Cards can be purchased online at, at Gateway Newstands in TTC subway stations, at PRESTO Fare Vending Machines in select subway stations, or at select Shoppers Drug Mart locations.
  • Create a My PRESTO Account at
  • Purchase a 12 Month Pass at

Community Survey

Relay for Life

At Relay for Life, no one faces cancer alone. Come out to Downsview Park on Friday, June 15 to celebrate the lives of everyone affected by cancer and raise funds for cancer research.

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City of Toronto’s 2018 construction season begins

News Release

May 9, 2018

City of Toronto's 2018 construction season begins

Councillor Jaye Robinson (Ward 25 Don Valley West), Chair of the City's Public Works and Infrastructure Committee, announced the beginning of the 2018 construction season today at the intersection of Parliament Street and Gerrard Street East, which is set to close from May 14 to June 4 for streetcar track replacement. In addition, more than 200 projects, including 60 major projects, are planned for roads, bridges, sewers and watermains to improve Toronto's aging infrastructure.

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Dufferin/St.Clair Library Children and Adult Programs for May, 2018

Dufferin/St.Clair Library Children and Adult programs for May 2018:

For Children:

For Adults: