Registration for City of Toronto’s fall and winter recreation programs

News Release

August 17, 2015

Registration for City of Toronto's fall and winter recreation programs begins September 12

Registration for fall and some winter City of Toronto community recreation programs begins at 7 a.m. on September 12 in Etobicoke/York, September 13 in Scarborough, September 17 in North York and September 16 in Toronto and East York districts.

Registration in Person:  Etobicoke Civic Centre     Registration Online

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Gardiner Expressway construction work resumes August 19

August 17, 2015

Gardiner Expressway construction work resumes August 19

The work to replace the deck on the Gardiner Expressway, from Strachan Avenue to just west of Bathurst Street, resumes August 19.

While this work is taking place, two lanes of traffic in each direction will be open. The work is expected to be completed October 31, 2016.

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Heat Alert Declared for Toronto

News Release

August 16, 2015

Heat Alert declared for Toronto

TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. David McKeown, Toronto's Medical Officer of Health, has issued a Heat Alert for Toronto today. The Heat Alert will be in effect until further notice.

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Foraging In Parks Carries Risk For Humans And Negatively Affects Ecosystems

News Release

July 31, 2015

City Of Toronto Advises That Foraging In Parks Carries Risk For Humans And Negatively Affects Ecosystems

Members of the public are asked to leave what they find growing in Toronto's public parks and natural spaces because of safety risks for humans and the impact that removal can have on the natural environment. The risk to humans is that some plants and mushrooms can be similar in appearance to those that are safe, but when eaten can lead to severe illness and even death.

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City Of Toronto Extends Hours At Eight Pools

News Release

July 30, 2015

City Of Toronto Extends Hours At Eight Pools To Help Residents Cool Off

The City of Toronto’s extended hours pool program is in effect again today. The following eight pools will be open until 11:45 p.m. tonight, weather permitting:
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47 Lansdowne Route – Southbound Bus Diversion

Transit Notice

Temporary Southbound Bus Diversion on Local Streets

47 Lansdowne Route

Date: August 4 to October 13, 2015

The City of Toronto will be conducting road and sidewalk work on Caledonia Road between Eglinton Avenue West and Innes Avenue, requiring diversions of TTC southbound buses. The City will also be improving TTC bus stop loading areas during this time.

To maintain the best possible transit service during work and serve customers on the 47 Lansdowne route, southbound buses will be diverted on nearby streets as outlined below.

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Heat Alert Upgraded To Extreme Heat Alert In Toronto

News Release

July 29, 2015

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

Based on information from Environment Canada, 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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