Today, Mayor John Tory announced the City of Toronto and Toronto Public Health (TPH) have partnered with the TTC and Toronto Paramedic Services to further increase COVID-19 vaccination rates across the city with TTC bus vaccine clinics.
Toronto Public Health expands programs to support a safe return to school
In-person learning is essential for the mental and physical wellbeing of children and their families, and Toronto Public Health (TPH) is supporting all Toronto school boards and the Government of Ontario in this transition with the recommended public health measures and protective layers in place.
City of Toronto launches new ‘Toronto For All’ Campaign to support undocumented residents
Today, Mayor John Tory proclaimed Undocumented Residents Day in Toronto to recognize the thousands of undocumented residents living in Toronto who make important contributions to our city as part of the City’s latest Toronto for All campaign. This campaign aims to raise awareness around the tremendous hardships undocumented residents experience while living in fear due to their lack of immigration status. The City has partnered with FCJ Refugee Centre, and other key agencies, to help humanize undocumented residents in Toronto.
Toronto street's confusing name is causing big headaches for locals
By Jack Landau, BlogTO | August 21, 2021
Residents of a small street in Leslieville are frustrated by never-ending inconveniences resulting from a puzzling century-old road realignment.
City of Toronto announces mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for its employees
Today, Mayor John Tory was joined by City Manager Chris Murray and Chief People Officer Omo Akintan to announce a new mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring all City of Toronto employees to receive both doses of the vaccine.
All youth born in 2009 now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination at City of Toronto vaccination clinics
The City of Toronto is encouraging families with children born in 2009 to get vaccinated against COVID-19 at City-run vaccination clinics.
Work begins on new Badgerow Parkette near Carlaw and Dundas
Beach Metro News | August 15, 2021
Construction work on the Badgerow Parkette in the Carlaw Avenue and Dundas Street East area has begun.
Work began earlier this month, and if the weather cooperates it is expected to be completed by fall of this year.
Carlaw and Dundas virtual heritage tour takes a look at Toronto’s former industrial powerhouse
August 8, 2021
By ALEXANDROS VAROUTAS
Have you ever walked through your neighbourhood and wondered what the story behind that old factory was before it became lofts and office spaces?
All-night raves threatening to trash sensitive habitat on Leslie Street Spit, advocates warn
Dexter McMillan · CBC News · Posted: Aug 06, 2021 4:00 AM ET |
During the daytime, the skies over Tommy Thompson Park on the Leslie Street Spit are filled with birds, and minks scurry across a rocky beach on Lake Ontario.
City of Toronto to engage Toronto businesses on small business tax relief
This month, the City of Toronto will be engaging with the small business sector on the potential creation of a separate property tax class for small businesses in Toronto, which if implemented, could provide a measure of property tax relief for small and Main Street businesses in the city.