Heat Alert Upgraded To Extreme Heat Alert In Toronto

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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

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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

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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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Cycle Tracks to be Extended along Richmond-Adelaide Corridor

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August 31, 2015

Cycle tracks to be extended along Richmond-Adelaide corridor

The City of Toronto is extending the cycle tracks – separated bike lanes – that are currently in place along Richmond Street and Adelaide Street in the downtown area extending west from the vicinity of University Avenue. The new extension eastward from the University Avenue area is part of a pilot project to improve cycling infrastructure and enhance safety for all road users in the downtown core.

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Conviction results in substantial fine after fatal Toronto rooming-house fire

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August 26, 2015

Conviction results in substantial fine after fatal Toronto rooming-house fire

A Provincial Offences Court has announced a conviction and levied a fine of $60,000 plus a $15,000 victim surcharge against the owner of an illegal rooming house at 189 Sheridan Ave., Toronto, in which a tenant died in a fire. The owner, Konstantin Lysenko, entered into a period of probation for 18 months with the standard conditions and an additional condition that he not possess or manage any rental property for the 18-month probation period.

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Program for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2015

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August 25, 2015

City of Toronto announces full program for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2015

The City of Toronto today released the complete artistic program for the 10th edition of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche. On Saturday, October 3 from 6:55 p.m. until sunrise on Sunday, October 4, the streets of Toronto will be transformed by more than 110 art projects created by and featuring nearly 400 local, national and international artists. Details for the full program are available at http://www.scotiabanknuitblanche.ca. A backgrounder highlighting some details about the City-produced exhibitions is available at http://ow.ly/RlrKq.

 

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Weekend Events with Road Closures in Toronto

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August 19, 2015

Weekend events with road closures in Toronto

Three special events in Toronto this weekend will involve main road closures. Residents and visitors are encouraged to come out and enjoy these events. Businesses in the areas affected are open to pedestrian traffic but some roads will be closed to vehicles.

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Heat Alert Ended for Toronto

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August 18, 2015

Heat Alert terminated for Toronto

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

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