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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2018 Canada Summer Jobs Program

Canada Summer Jobs

Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) is an initiative of the Summer Work Experience program. It provides wage subsidies to employers to create employment for secondary and post-secondary students. Once again, CSJ welcomes applications from small businesses, not-for-profit employers, public sector and faith-based organizations that provide quality summer jobs for students.

CSJ provides funding to not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses with 50 or fewer full-time employees to create summer job opportunities for young people aged 15 to 30 years who are full time students intending to return to their studies in the next school year.

CSJ applications are now available at Service Canada Centres, and online at canada.ca/Canada-summer-jobs. To find out more information on how to complete an application that meets the program's goals and priorities click here https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/canada-summer-jobs.html .

Applications from employers must be submitted by February 2, 2018.

You can complete and submit your application online, by mail, or in person at a Service Canada Centre.

Jan 22/18 – Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

January 22, 2018

Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

In response to media queries about a medical emergency at Moss Park yesterday, we can confirm that City staff called 911, Paramedics attended, treated and transported a client to hospital.

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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