City of Toronto to recognize Family Caregiver Day

Media Advisory

April 3, 2017

City of Toronto to Recognize Family Caregiver Day

Mayor John Tory will be joined by Councillor James Pasternak (Ward 10 York Centre), Chair of the Community Development and Recreation Committee, Councillor Josh Matlow (Ward 22 St. Paul's), Toronto's Seniors Advocate, as well as partners VHA Home Healthcare, the Ontario Caregiver Coalition, the Toronto Seniors Forum, the ENRICHES Collaborative and other partner organizations to recognize and acknowledge caregivers who care for family and friends in need.

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City Of Toronto to Commemorate Battle of Vimy Ridge Centennial Anniversary

News Release

April 3, 2017

City Of Toronto to Commemorate Battle of Vimy Ridge Centennial Anniversary

The City of Toronto will honour the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge (VIMY 100 Toronto) at Fort York National Historic Site with a weekend of free events culminating in a commemorative ceremony on April 9 in collaboration with the Canadian Armed Forces.

At the April 9 ceremony, Mayor John Tory will be joined by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell; the Premier of Ontario, the Honourable Kathleen Wynne and other dignitaries.

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Sport excellence to be celebrated Wednesday with inductions to Toronto Sport Hall of Honour

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April 3, 2017

Sport excellence to be celebrated Wednesday with inductions to Toronto Sport Hall of Honour

Mayor John Tory will bring greetings on behalf of the City of Toronto as 14 new inductees, including Olympic gold medalist Rosie MacLennan and hockey legend Bobby Baun, will be honoured on Wednesday at the second annual Toronto Sport Hall of Honour induction ceremony.

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2017 Compost Giveaway & Environment Day

Once again, this year I will be hosting a number of FREE community compost days around the entire Ward.   For you convenience, click on any link at the right to see when compost will be in or close to your area.  A complete list of dates and locations can be found here

It's an excellent way to encourage composting, set a good example, and green the neighbourhood.  The compost is purchased by my office and provided for FREE to constituents of Ward 17.  The Community Environment Day will be May 20, 2017 at Loretto College School parking lot - 151 Rosemount Avenue from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

2017 Compost Dates & Locations

#1 Apr 21/17 - Oakwood Collegiate Compost 4:00pm

#2 Apr 23/17 - Turnberry South Parkette Compost - 9:00 am

#3 Apr 23/17 - Ascott Compost 11:00 am

#4 Apr 24/17 - Lightbourn/Chandos Compost 4:00 pm

#5 Apr 28/17 - St. John Bosco Compost 4:00 pm

#6 Apr 30/17 - Wadsworth Park Compost 9:00 am

#7 May 3/17 - SADRA Park Compost 4:00 pm

#9 May 5/17 - General Mercer Compost 4:00 pm

#10 May 8/17- Harvie Avenue Compost 4:00 pm

#11 May 9/17 - Bartlett Parkette Compost 4:00 pm


#12 May 12/17 - FH Miller School Compost 4:00 pm

#13 May 20/17 - Loretto College Compost 10:00 am

#14 - Community Environment Day

2017 Compost - Full List

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Overhead Construction Project Wiltshire Phase 2

March 30, 2017

Dear Valued Customer:

Re: IMPORTANT NOTICE: Overhead Construction Project Wiltshire Phase 2 (X13174)

Toronto Hydro is planning to rebuild the aging overhead electrical system in your community to help improve service reliability. The rebuild includes upgrading overhead electrical cables and replacing hydro poles within the City of Toronto’s public property allowance in front of or adjacent to your lot.

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City of Toronto Announces Dates of 2017 Community Environment Days

New Release

March 29, 2017

City of Toronto announces dates of 2017 Community Environment Days

The City of Toronto will launch its 26th season of Community Environment Days on Saturday, April 1. These events, hosted by local councillors, help residents do their part in creating a cleaner, greener and more livable city.
Held annually between April and October in each of Toronto's 44 wards, Community Environment Days allow residents to correctly and safely dispose of household items that do not belong in the City's Blue Bin and Green Bin diversion programs, such as household hazardous waste, home healthcare waste and electronic waste. The events also provide an opportunity to bring specific items for donation and reuse. Free compost is available for pickup at the events (with a maximum of about an average car trunk load per household), and residents are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items that will be donated to a food bank.

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