Today, the Supreme Court of Canada, in a narrow 5-4 decision, ruled that the government of Ontario’s Bill 5, the Better Local Government Act, 2018, which reduced the number of electoral wards in the City of Toronto from 47 to 25 mid-election in 2018, is constitutional, thereby dismissing the City’s appeal.
The City of Toronto is now accepting applications for its PollinateTO Grants. Grants of up to $5,000 are available to support community-led initiatives that result in the creation or expansion of pollinator habitat on public and private lands in Toronto. A priority will be placed on funding projects in Toronto’s Neighbourhood Improvement Areas.
Today, Mayor John Tory proclaimed September 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in the city of Toronto, a day to recognize the ongoing trauma caused by residential and day schools, and to remember those who were lost, their families and survivors. It is also an opportunity to commit to the process of reconciliation with First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Toronto and across Canada.
Today, Mayor John Tory announced the launch of #Vax25, a COVID-19 vaccination push to promote vaccine clinics in each of the City of Toronto's 25 wards on Saturday, October 2.
Women and gender marginalized artists come together to revitalize a Riverside laneway with 21 bright, new, interconnected murals that reflect our deep connection to water, and to our communities.
Local councillor agrees no parking sign could be misleading
Michael Smee, CBC News | September 20, 2021
An East York woman says her driveway is often blocked in by parked cars because of a misleading no parking sign — which the city has been slow to fix.
September 20, 2021
On September 8, Toronto Public Health (TPH) recommended that schools and school boards gradually return extra-curricular activities, field trips and high contact sports with mixed cohorts for the start of the school year when school routines are established.
Today, Mayor John Tory announced that registration for City of Toronto fall recreation programs opens on September 25 and 28. This fall marks the return of regular recreation programming for the City of Toronto, where COVID-19 has impacted programming since March 2020. The City is Toronto’s largest provider of recreation programs for people of all ages, skill levels and interests.
On September 14, the Ontario government released regulations and guidance for businesses and organizations in implementing proof of vaccination requirements for their customers, effective September 22. Businesses and organizations will be responsible for ensuring they meet the provincial requirements for proof of vaccination against COVID-19.