This week, Toronto City Council voted to create more than 500 supportive homes and more than 100 new affordable rental homes with the approval of multiple housing projects.
To help protect public health and reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, today Toronto City Council approved a recommendation from Toronto Medical Officer of Health Dr. Eileen de Villa to extend the City of Toronto’s temporary COVID-19 bylaws until the end of Council’s September 30 and October 1 meeting. The bylaws were originally set to expire today.
Today, Mayor John Tory announced that 10 City of Toronto outdoor pools will open early on Saturday, June 12, as the City moves into Step One of the Province of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen. An online reservation system will allow Toronto residents to reserve 45-minute swim sessions in advance. Reservations can be made beginning 8 a.m. on Thursday, June 10.
Today, Toronto City Council approved the Single-Use and Takeaway Items Reduction Strategy – Stage 1 report as the first stage of a Reduction Strategy to help reduce single-use and takeaway items in Toronto: http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2021.IE22.6.
Toronto City Council today approved one of Mayor John Tory’s key items – a sidewalk snow clearing plan that will expand the City of Toronto’s existing program to all Toronto neighbourhoods, improve safety for residents in winter, provide more equitable snow clearing service to all areas of the city, and support improved accessibility in winter.
Mayor John Tory announced today the launch of ParkFitTO, a new pilot initiative offering residents outdoor fitness programming. With provincial restrictions still in place, the City of Toronto’s recreation centres will deliver fitness programs during the summer season at outdoor locations.
Today, Mayor John Tory announced that registration will open for Summer CampTO starting tomorrow, Tuesday, June 8 at 8 a.m. Summer CampTO programming will be offered across Toronto from Monday, July 5 to Friday, August 27, following the Province of Ontario’s announcement that summer day camps can operate during Step 1 of reopening.
1 person killed, 2 hospitalized after motorcycle crash on busy highway
This morning, the City of Toronto opened more than 10,000 new appointments at City-run immunization clinics intended to offer earlier appointments for second doses of COVID-19 vaccine to partially vaccinated individuals age 80 and older.
The City of Toronto and Team Toronto vaccination partners have launched a “Homebound Sprint” to deliver first doses of COVID-19 vaccine to all remaining homebound Toronto residents.