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.
By ALAN SHACKLETON | Beach Metro News | April 28, 2022
WoodGreen Community Services and the City of Toronto celebrated the opening of an affordable housing building for seniors in Leslieville this week.
Today, Mayor John Tory marked the official opening of 36 new affordable homes for seniors, as well as a new EarlyON Child and Family Centre at 1117 Gerrard St. E.
With the support of funding from the Government of Canada under the Great Lakes Protection Initiative
The City of Toronto is working with the Province of Ontario to advance development adjacent to new transit lines. Known as Transit Oriented Communities, these developments strive to increase transit ridership by providing new places for people to live and work close to a future transit station.
Today, the City of Toronto announced it is expanding phase two of the implementation of the Fair Pass Transit Discount Program to make transit more affordable for more low-income residents.
Today, the City of Toronto is launching a request for proposals (RFP) for the new Multi-Unit Residential Acquisition (MURA) program to protect affordable housing for Toronto residents. Approved by City Council in the 2022 budget, this program provides $20 million in grant funding and City Open Door Program incentives to qualified non-profit and Indigenous housing providers, including housing cooperatives and community land trusts.
Today, Mayor John Tory announced the details of the City of Toronto’s first Reconciliation Action Plan, which will be considered by the City’s Executive Committee on Wednesday, March 30. The recommended action plan will guide the City’s actions from 2022 to 2032 to advance truth, justice and reconciliation.
By Tess Kalinowski, Real Estate Reporter. Toronto Star | Thu., March 10, 2022
Toronto has ramped up the enforcement of its year-old short-term rental licensing rules, says the head of the city’s Municipal Licensing and Standards (MLS) department.
Today, Toronto City Council amended Bylaw 541-2020, the Mask Bylaw, so that it expires when the Province of Ontario lifts provincial masking requirements in most settings on March 21. Masks continue to be mandatory in high-risk and congregate settings including public transit, long-term care and retirement homes, health-care settings, congregate care settings, shelters and jails under provincial regulation. Prior to the amendment, the City’s Mask Bylaw was set to expire on April 8, 2022.