Little Black Cats Go With Everything

Posted on November 14, 2016

Toronto Animal Services is holding a cat adoption blitz in honour of Black Friday on November 25 to November 27. Residents can go home with a kitten or cat for $25 (not the usual $75 adoption fee) including a $15 pet licence fee, or $7.50 for seniors. Cats are from one of the City’s animal shelters (East, West and North) and at a number of adoption partner locations.

All cats and kittens are sterilized (spayed/neutered), micro-chipped, vet-checked, de-wormed and vaccinated. Spread the word and take home the newest member of your family!

More info: toronto.ca/animalservices

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No Streetcar Service On Dufferin South of Queen St on Nov 17th

Posted on November 14, 2016

Just a friendly reminder of this upcoming closure:

On Thursday, November 17 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., TTC overhead crews will be installing new cabling on Dufferin Street pole to pole between Queen Street and the Dufferin Gate Loop. This work will be completed in one day, pending weather. Old cable will be removed at a later date.

Traffic will be maintained through the area, and there should be little to no loss of street parking during this work.

TTC service (November 17 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.)

  • 29 Dufferin buses will not enter Dufferin Gate Loop and will turn back inside Exhibition Place grounds.
  • 514 Cherry streetcars will not operate on Dufferin Street south of King Street and will divert both ways via King Street, Dufferin Street, Queen Street, Shaw Street and King Street.

Milton Rail Corridor 2nd Track Reinstatement Notice

Posted on November 14, 2016

Metrolinx will soon begin work to reinstate the second span of track on the Milton corridor between Keele Street and Bloor Station. Due to the close proximity to an active rail corridor, work must be completed when trains are not operating. This consists of both daytime and overnight work. Construction will involve grading the old track bed, realigning the existing set of tracks and reinstating the second set of tracks. Specialized rail equipment will be used and residents should expect some noise and vibration associated with the work. Lighting will be used for overnight work, but will be directed on the immediate work site, away from homes, when possible. Once complete, the tracks will be outfitted with ballast mats designed to minimize vibrations from passing trains.

This project will begin in November and will be completed in early 2017.

Hours of operation are as follows:
 Weekdays: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 Overnight: 8:00 p.m. to 5 a.m.
 Weekends: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If you would like to find out more information about the upcoming work, we will be hosting a drop-in session at the Bloor Station, at the main entrance, 1456 Bloor Street West on November 17th, 2016 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Representatives from Metrolinx will be there to answer any questions you may have about the project.

Milton Rail Corridor 2nd Track Reinstatement Notice

Posted on November 14, 2016

Metrolinx will soon begin work to reinstate the second span of track on the Milton corridor between Keele Street and Bloor Station. Due to the close proximity to an active rail corridor, work must be completed when trains are not operating. This consists of both daytime and overnight work. Construction will involve grading the old track bed, realigning the existing set of tracks and reinstating the second set of tracks. Specialized rail equipment will be used and residents should expect some noise and vibration associated with the work. Lighting will be used for overnight work, but will be directed on the immediate work site, away from homes, when possible. Once complete, the tracks will be outfitted with ballast mats designed to minimize vibrations from passing trains.

This project will begin in November and will be completed in early 2017.

Hours of operation are as follows:
 Weekdays: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 Overnight: 8:00 p.m. to 5 a.m.
 Weekends: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If you would like to find out more information about the upcoming work, we will be hosting a drop-in session at the Bloor Station, at the main entrance, 1456 Bloor Street West on November 17th, 2016 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Representatives from Metrolinx will be there to answer any questions you may have about the project.

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