Celebrating 50 years of Toronto’s ‘New City Hall’

News Release

September 8, 2015

Celebrating 50 years of Toronto's ‘New City Hall’

Sunday, September 13 will mark the 50-year anniversary of the official opening of Toronto City Hall and Nathan Phillips Square. The day will be marked by live entertainment on the square and exhibits in the City Hall rotunda from noon to 5 p.m. The event, free and open to all, will go ahead rain or shine.

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Public Input Invited on Sidewalk Cafés Bylaw Harmonization

News Release

September 14, 2015

Public input invited on bylaw harmonization and guidelines for sidewalk cafés and marketing displays in Toronto

The City of Toronto is conducting a review of the bylaws governing sidewalk cafés and marketing displays on the public right-of-way (sidewalks). The intent of the review is to harmonize the six different bylaws that currently regulate these activities as well as review permit fees.

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The Facts About Door-to-Door Water Testing

The Facts About Door-to-Door Water Testing

Toronto Water does not conduct door-to-door sales of any kind and does not sell, market or endorse any products.

No one coming door-to-door is authorized to make a health-based test on your water; in fact, residents should be aware that, in Ontario, only fully accredited laboratories are licensed to perform health-based tests on drinking water and results take approximately 24 to 48 hours to process.  [More details...]

Extreme Heat Alert terminated for Toronto

News Release

September 9, 2015

Extreme Heat Alert terminated for Toronto

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. David McKeown, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, has terminated the Extreme Heat Alert for Toronto as of today.

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Local residents invited to form Toronto’s first Planning Review Panel

News Release

September 9, 2015

Local residents invited to form Toronto’s first Planning Review Panel

Thousands of Torontonians will begin receiving letters in their mailboxes today inviting them to volunteer to join the City’s inaugural Planning Review Panel. Toronto’s City Planning Division is launching the Planning Review Panel, an innovative process that will empower 28 randomly-selected Toronto residents to learn about city planning and offer input on a wide range of city issues.

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Heat Alert Upgraded To Extreme Heat Alert In Toronto

News Release

September 7, 2015

Heat Alert Upgraded To Extreme Heat Alert In Toronto, Cooling Centres Open

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. David McKeown, Toronto's Medical Officer of Health, has upgraded the Heat Alert to an Extreme Heat Alert for today. The Extreme Heat Alert will be in effect until further notice.

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City Of Toronto Withdraws Parking Tickets Awaiting Trial for More Than A Year

News Release

September 6, 2015

City of Toronto withdraws parking tickets awaiting trial for more than a year

The City of Toronto withdrew approximately 880,000 parking tickets in court on September 4. This represents less than three per cent of all parking tickets issued between 2002 and 2014 and includes tickets for which a trial request had been submitted or a retrial ordered but no trial was yet scheduled.

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Extended Outdoor Pool Hours for the Labour Day Weekend

News Release

September 4, 2015

Extended Outdoor Pool Hours for the Labour Day Weekend

With a warm Labour Day weekend ahead, the City of Toronto will be extending leisure swim hours at ten outdoor pools across the city on Sunday, September 6 and Monday, September 7, weather permitting. All outdoor pools will be open for regularly scheduled leisure swims on Saturday, September 5 and Sunday, September 6.

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