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Toronto workers remove $550 park stairs built by senior after city’s $65K-$150K estimate

A controversial set of wooden stairs built by a Toronto senior for $550 to access a community park, and sparked a debate on city spending, has been removed and will be replaced by a new structure. 718 more words


Toronto senior builds stairs to access park for $550 after city’s $65-150K estimate

The City of Toronto has asked an Etobicoke senior who built stairs to a community park for a fraction of an estimate provided by municipal officials to remove the new access point. 411 more words


The 100-Year Storm (Toronto, in Love)

It rained more than usually during that particular Spring, actually. This was a good thing at first, because my work at the time rather depended on the rainfall. 1,222 more words


Toronto Community Housing fined $100K in 2016 building fire that killed four seniors

The Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) has pleaded guilty to failing to implement a fire safety plan following an apartment blaze that killed four seniors in 2016. 474 more words


Severe thunderstorms expected across the GTA, heavy rain, wind possible

A slow-moving thunderstorm over the Greater Toronto Area Wednesday afternoon is expected to bring with it heavy rain and strong wind gusts.

Most of southwestern Ontario, including Windsor, London, and Hamilton, were placed under a severe thunderstorm watch by early in the afternoon. 213 more words


Toronto considers lifting ban on backyard chickens

Toronto city council is considering a pilot project that would allow residents to raise chickens in their backyards.

The proposal comes as part of a motion to review the city’s list of prohibited animals. 170 more words


Parts of Toronto Islands to remain closed to visitors all summer

People hoping to visit the Toronto Island Park this summer may have to wait until next year.

City officials announced Monday certain areas of the park will remain closed for the entire summer, including Olympic Island, Gibraltar Point, Hanlan’s Beach and sections of Centre Island, such as the grandstand. 192 more words