The Pierre Lassonde Family Foundation today announced a $25 million donation to the City of Toronto to create a new waterfront public art trail. This donation, the single largest arts-related gift the City has ever received, will serve as a prominent and enduring legacy for ArtworxTO: Toronto’s Year of Public Art.
By Francine Kopun, City Hall Bureau | Toronto Star | Thu., June 23, 2022
Naming Lower Coxwell Avenue to make way for a parking lot was easy. Renaming it to honour its history as an Indigenous trail is proving trickier.
Today, Mayor John Tory officially launched the Toronto Seniors Housing Corporation (TSHC) and the official start of its operations as a seniors-focused social housing provider in Toronto.
Today, Mayor John Tory was joined by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Toronto-Danforth) and the members of legendary Canadian country rock band Blue Rodeo at Blue Rodeo Drive to officially name the Toronto street in the band’s honour and unveil a new street sign. Band members Jim Cuddy, Greg Keelor, Bazil Donovan, Glenn Milchem, Mike Boguski and Colin Cripps were on site for the unveiling.
Starting tomorrow, Toronto Public Health (TPH) will take over operations of the COVID-19 mass immunization clinic at Thorncliffe Park Community Hub located at 45 Overlea Blvd. TPH will continue to offer COVID-19 vaccines at the site and introduce Hepatitis B, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Meningococcal vaccines for youth and more health services to support the local community.
Mayor John Tory will lead a film mission to Los Angeles next week to help deepen relationships with established studios producing in Toronto, and those that have not yet brought productions to the city.
Mayor John Tory announced today that the City of Toronto and Toronto Hydro are on track to install 32 additional on-street electric vehicle (EV) charging stations by the end of 2022, after the successful conclusion of the Residential and Downtown On-Street Electric Vehicle Charging Station pilots, which were launched by the City and Toronto Hydro in October 2020.
Toronto Public Health (TPH) has partnered with the East York Farmers’ Market to help residents get their next eligible dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, May 17. Keeping up-to-date with COVID-19 immunization is the best protection against serious illness linked to the virus.
Toronto, ON – Councillor Paula Fletcher is putting forward a motion this week requesting Toronto City Council support Private Member’s Bill C-233, "Keira’s Law." If adopted by Parliament, this Bill would amend the Criminal Code and Judges Act to strengthen protections for women and children from domestic violence.