Mayor Tory Launches Writing Competition for Young People to Celebrate Black History Month in Toronto

News Release

January 15, 2016

Mayor Tory launches writing competition for young people to celebrate Black History Month in Toronto

Mayor John Tory is launching a writing competition to help celebrate Black History Month. Mayor Tory is inviting Toronto youth 11 to 17 years of age to share a story about black Torontonians, past or present, who have contributed to Toronto’s diverse heritage and identity.

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City of Toronto’s Earl Bales Ski and Snowboard Centre Opens for the Season

News Release

January 15, 2016

City of Toronto's Earl Bales Ski and Snowboard Centre open for the season

Each year, the City of Toronto's two ski and snowboard centres attract thousands of people who want to improve their skills on the hills. Centennial Park and Earl Bales ski and snowboard centres are located near public transit and have competitive lift, equipment and instruction rates, and great hours. Season's passes are available for both locations.

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Winterlicious Prix Fixe Reservations Begin Tomorrow at more than 200 Toronto Restaurants

News Release

January 14, 2016

Winterlicious Prix Fixe Reservations begin Tomorrow at more than 200 Toronto Restaurants

Just in time for the holidays, tickets to the Winterlicious 2016 Culinary Event Series are now on sale. Presented by Interac Association and produced by the City of Toronto, Winterlicious – Toronto's favourite culinary celebration – returns on January 29 and runs through February 11.

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5 Toronto neighbourhoods on the rise in 2016

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The top 5 neighbourhoods for cheap rent in Toronto
Posted by Derek Flack / JANUARY 12, 2016

What Toronto neighbourhoods offer the best mix of amenities, transit accessibility, and cheap rent? As a general rule, this alluring package is found in places away from downtown but that are (importantly) proximate to the subway. In other words, this list does not offer a guide to the cheapest rent in Toronto, but is meant for those with champagne tastes on a beer budget.

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The Toronto Seniors Forum is seeking members

The Toronto Seniors Forum is seeking members

The Toronto Seniors Forum is a diverse group of Toronto residents age 60 and above. The group is sponsored by the City of Toronto Social Development Finance and Administration Division. The Forum is comprised of 22 members who meet monthly to examine, advocate, and advise on seniors' issues that matter to older Torontonians.

Please find attached the Application as well as a Flyer to be posted broadly across the City. Applications will be reviewed by City staff and selected applicants will be invited to interview for membership.

Applications are to be completed online:

http://cityoftoronto.fluidsurveys.com/s/seniorsforum/
or

Mailed to Tina Peach, Support Assistant: City Hall, 15th Floor, East Tower, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON M5H 2N2. For telephone inquiries, please call 416-392-8630. Applications will be accepted until the full complement of 22 members is reached.

For additional information visit Toronto Seniors Forum at: http://www1.toronto.ca/wps/portal/contentonly?vgnextoid=c9d991cb228c9410VgnVCM10000071d60f89RCRD

Toronto Seniors Forum
City of Toronto
City Hall, 15th Floor, East Tower
100 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 2N2

torontoseniorsforum@toronto.ca


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Mayor Tory invites Toronto residents to annual New Year’s Skating Party on January 9

Media Advisory

January 5, 2016

Mayor Tory invites Toronto residents to annual New Year’s Skating Party on January 9

Mayor John Tory and City councillors are inviting residents to join them at the Mayor's New Year's Skating Party at Albert Campbell Square, adjacent to Scarborough Civic Centre.

This family-friendly event gives residents an opportunity to mix and mingle with the Mayor and City councillors.

Date: Saturday, January 9
Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Albert Campbell Square, 150 Borough Dr.

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New Year’s Eve Celebrations at Nathan Phillips Square

Media Advisory

December 30, 2015

New Year's Eve Celebrations at Nathan Phillips Square

The City of Toronto is proud to again produce this year's free New Year's Eve celebrations at Nathan Phillips Square, the largest outdoor skating and dance party in Toronto. Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong will count down the New Year, launching a midnight fireworks display choreographed to music.

Date: Thursday, December 31
Time: 8 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. (January 1)
Location: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. West

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Toronto Hydro Support Programs & Safety Tips!

For Immediate Release

January 27, 2016

Consumer Alert: OEB Warns Consumers of a Possible Scam

Toronto, ON – The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is alerting Ontarians to a possible telephone scam. The OEB has received reports that individuals, claiming to be affiliated with the Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP), were calling to request access
into consumers’ homes. In two incidents last week, residents were contacted about the OESP, and notified that a home inspection was a condition of the program.

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City of Toronto to host New Year’s Eve at Nathan Phillips Square

News Release

December 16, 2015

City of Toronto to host New Year's Eve at Nathan Phillips Square

The City of Toronto will host and produce a free New Year's Eve celebration at Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W., on Thursday, December 31.

"I am looking forward to welcoming residents and visitors to one of the city's most exciting events of the year," said Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong. "We are proud to host this annual event that showcases our great city."

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