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Open Streets Toronto Festival

At the Economic Development Committee this week, a report was brought forward with the idea to hold an Open Street Festival in Toronto.

The proposal calls for the opening of Bloor Street between High Park in the west and Withrow Park in the east and a loop of Yonge, Queen and Church Streets for non-motorized traffic only.  106 more words

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Join the "Close the Housing Gap" Campaign in 2014

Safe, affordable housing is a key contributor to people’s health and success and thus to Toronto’s economic and social well-being.

That’s why residents are being encouraged to add their voice to the… 179 more words

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Trees Across Toronto Planting Event - Where Every Tree Counts

Councillor Chin Lee (Ward 41 Scarborough-Rouge River) and City staff joined members of the community to plant over 2,400 trees and shrubs as part of the Trees Across Toronto program. 378 more words

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Toronto's Ice Storm Protocol for Tree Removal No Longer in Effect

Residents and businesses are advised that the City of Toronto’s ice storm protocol is no longer in effect for the removal of tree hazards resulting from ice storm damage. 305 more words

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Market St. revival a testament to late developer Paul Oberman

Eve Lewis is sitting in one of the new restaurants on historic Market St. when the beautiful green and white bouquet of flowers she has sent to the owner arrives. 717 more words


Photos: Toronto Islands community offers unique lessons for the city at large

Quiet, small and set apart from the city, the Toronto Island community is left mostly to itself.

Yet when residents raise concerns — a broken-down ferry in the middle of winter, a too-loud waterfront nightclub — they revive old criticisms and the hated “squatter” label. 658 more words


Home Energy Loan Program

In July 2013, Toronto City Council unanimously approved a $20 million pilot water and energy efficiency program for improvements to private residential properties.  The launch of this three-year pilot program was officially announced on March 25, 2014. 142 more words

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