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City celebrates 'World No Tobacco Day' with unveiling of smoke-free sign

Councillor Paula Fletcher (Ward 30 Toronto-Danforth), Chair of Parks and Environment Committee, and representatives from Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation and Toronto Public Health joined members of the community to celebrate World No Tobacco Day.

A sign was unveiled at a ceremony, indicating that smoking is not permitted at Toronto zoos, farms, wading pools and splash pads, or near any playground

Eastern Gardiner Expressway public consultation survey

The City of Toronto and Waterfront Toronto are working to transform the waterfront into a world-class location in which to live, work and play. As part of that work, an Environmental Assessment (EA) study is underway for the eastern Gardiner Expressway and Lake Shore Boulevard corridor between Jarvis Street and the Don Valley Parkway.

A survey of pedestrians, cyclists and drivers who use this corridor has

May 11 & May 12 City Council High Lights

Council Highlights

City Council meeting of May 11 and 12, 2010

Emergency support for displaced residents

Council approved establishing a City fund to help cover the costs to support local residents who are displaced from their homes during significant neighbourhood-level emergencies. Examples are a neighbourhood fire, a widespread power outage or a gas leak - which are classified as Level 1 or

Port Lands Soil Recycling Pilot Facility

Join Waterfront Toronto at their public meeting for a presentation to learn more about the soil recycling pilot facility that will guide Waterfront Toronto’s Soils Recycling strategy.

Please join them on:

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Toronto Fire/EMS Training Centre 895 Eastern Avenue, Toronto, Ontario

Waterfront Toronto has submitted an application to the Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) for a Certificate of Approval under Section 27 of the Environmental Protection Act to store, transfer, and process soil at an approximately 8.2 hectare site at 294, 320, and 348 Unwin Avenue. As the first step in the development of a Soil Recycling Facility, Waterfront Toronto is conducting a pilot test to evaluate the technical and economic performance of the soil treatment technologies that may form part of this facility, prior to making any larger-scale commitment.

Riverdale Art Walk

It's the 12th Annual Riverdale Art Walk - a two-day juried fine art exhibition featuring 100 emerging and established artists showcasing their original art works. Presented annually by the Artists' Network - a non-profit, membership-based initiative dedicated to supporting professional visual artists - the exhibition annually draws over 10,000 people to Jimmie Simpson park and studios, galleries, and retail spaces in South Riverdale and Riverside.

Toronto Hydro's Great Exchange




In June 2010, Toronto Hydro will run The Great Exchange, a mass market energy conservation campaign encouraging its residential customers to reduce their energy use around the home.


The Great Exchange asks Toronto residents to take action by bringing in their room air conditioners and dehumidifiers in

Public Meeting - Renewable Energy Project


Ashbridges Bay Biogas Cogeneration Plant

Date: June 29, 2010

Time: 7 pm to 9 pm

Place: Toronto Fire Academy, 895 Eastern Avenue

(parking available)

Held by by Toronto Hydro Energy Services Inc. to Engage in a Renewable Energy Project

Toronto Hydro Energy Services Inc. is planning to engage in a renewable energy

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