Reinstate 2017 Child Occupancy Grant Funding

Reinstate 2017 Child Occupancy Grant Funding

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January 18, 2017

Gary Crawford, Toronto City Councillor
Chair of the Budget Committee
City Hall, 100 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 2N2

Dear Budget Chief,

The purpose of this missive is to appeal to your good judgement and ask you to give every consideration to my humble request, that is, to maintain the current $1.13 million Child Occupancy Grant for the current year, I remain hopeful that the province will eventually assume responsibility for this much needed subsidy in the upcoming months.

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Toronto Freezing Rain Warning in Effect

Toronto Hydro: "Freezing rain warning in effect. Spot downed lines/electrical emergency? Stay well away & call Toronto Hydro at 416-542-8000 immediately."

Alerts for: City of Toronto
Warnings

4:26 PM EST Monday 16 January 2017
Freezing rain warning in effect for:
City of Toronto

Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring.

Freezing rain will begin this evening in Southwestern Ontario, reaching Toronto overnight and continue to spread eastward Tuesday morning.

Freezing rain will change to rain on Tuesday morning in portions of Southwestern Ontario and Tuesday afternoon for areas near Western Lake Ontario. Freezing rain accretion of 2 to 5 mm is possible on untreated surfaces. Higher amounts are possible in the Dundalk Highlands, where freezing rain is expected to persist into Tuesday evening.

For regions east towards Peterborough, freezing rain could last into Tuesday night.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous. Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. There may be a significant impact on rush hour traffic in urban areas. Beware of branches or electrical wires that could break under the weight of ice. Utility outages may occur.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.cpio-tempetes-ospc-storms.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports to #ONStorm.

Toronto Police Services – 12 Division Stabbing & Robbery Update

UPDATED: JANUARY 17, 2017

Critical incident – Stabbing – January 16th 2017
Rogers Road and Rosethorn Avenue – Toronto Police 12 Division

Toronto Police responded to reports of a stabbing in the area of Rogers Road and Rosethorn Avenue. When officers arrived on scene they discovered a single victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to hospital in serious condition.

No arrests have been made. Police are actively investigating.

Stabbing & Robbery Investigation Underway

Toronto Police Services – 12 Division, are currently investigating a stabbing and robbery which took place in the area of Rogers Road and Rosethorn Avenue area Monday afternoon – January 17, 2016.

That a victim was stabbed and robbed by three males that fled with his backpack.

Police will be canvassing local business and residents for witnesses and video and would appreciate anyone that witnessed the stabbing or anything suspicious, including if anyone drove by the area with a dash cam, to call 12 Division (416) 808-1200.

‎Further details and updated descriptions will be posted when they become available.

Scheduled Sewer Works

SEWER REHABILITATION SCHEDULE

423 OLD WESTON ROAD TO 483 OLD WESTON ROAD

START DATE:  JANUARY 16, 2017     END DATE:  FEBRUARY 17, 2017     SHIFT:  NIGHT

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423 OLD WESTON ROAD TO 401 OLD WESTON ROAD

START DATE:  JANUARY 30, 2017     END DATE:  MARCH 03, 2017     SHIFT:  DAY

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CALEDONIA ROAD FROM CORBY AVENUE TO ROGERS ROAD

START DATE:  JANUARY 30, 2017     END DATE:  MARCH 03, 2017     SHIFT:  DAY

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CORBY AVENUE FROM McROBERTS AVENUE TO CALEDONIA ROAD

Sewer Inspection and Condition Assessment on Old Weston Road

Sewer Inspection and Condition Assessment on Old Weston Road from 423 Old Weston Road to 483 Old Weston Road

The City of Toronto will be conducting a condition assessment and inspection of the sewer system on Old Weston Road, from 423 Old Weston Road to 483 Old Weston Road on the dates specified above. This project, which is part of the Council-approved 2016 Capital Works Program, will help improve local sewer
collection system.

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New Year’s Eve celebrations at Nathan Phillips Square this Saturday

News Release

December 29, 2016

New Year's Eve celebrations at Nathan Phillips Square this Saturday

New Year's Eve 2017 celebrations will take place at Nathan Phillips Square (100 Queen St. W.) on Saturday, December 31. This City of Toronto-produced event will also officially launch the year-long program TO Canada with Love celebrating Canada's 150th birthday.

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