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Private companies invest $750k to assist Syrian refugees find affordable rental units in Toronto

A consortium of private companies is contributing $750,000 to launch a pilot project to help Syrian refugees find affordable rental units in Toronto.

Community Foundations of Canada, a national network of 191 community foundations, announced on Tuesday the money will come from the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees, an initiative created in response to the federal government’s challenge for more funding from the private sector. 84 more words

Canada

What's open and closed on Victoria Day 2016 in Toronto

Closed:

  • Libraries
  • Schools
  • City-run daycares
  • Post offices
  • Banks
  • LCBO and Beer stores
  • City of Toronto offices

Transit:

GO Transit and the TTC are running on a holiday schedule. 84 more words

Canada

Warmer weather means Lyme disease season in Toronto

Toronto health officials say the risk of acquiring Lyme disease in Toronto is low but are nonetheless advising residents to be on the lookout for blacklegged ticks as the weather begins to warm up. 186 more words

Canada

Hot sauce may help: Toronto's new raccoon-proof green bins all chewed up

It seems Toronto’s new green bins aren’t so animal-proof after all — but have you tried using hot sauce?

A resident in Scarborough recently tweeted photographs to Global News showing the damage just days after the new bins were rolled out. 311 more words

Canada

Victim in Toronto scaffolding collapse plans to sue after life 'permanently altered'

A 66-year-old woman injured in a scaffolding collapsed in midtown Toronto last month plans to sue those responsible for causing the disaster that also hurt six others, including a six-month-old baby. 335 more words

Canada

Uber regulations approved after marathon session at Toronto City Hall

Toronto councillors voted 27-15 late Tuesday night in favour of new rules that would allow ridesharing companies like Uber to operate in the city.

After amendments were put forth by Mayor John Tory, the taxi industry and private transportation companies (PTCs) now have a legal framework where both sides can now compete for passengers. 398 more words

Politics

Proposed Uber regulations under debate at Toronto City Hall

It’s expected to be a long and heated couple of days at Toronto City Hall as councillors began their debate Tuesday on controversial proposed Uber regulations. 240 more words

Politics