On Saturday May 31st, I co-hosted Parkdale Sports Day with Parkdale Intercultural Association at the
I look forward to seeing you all at the next Parkdale Sports Day!
Just a reminder that I will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony and tours on June 17th at Lamport Stadium (1151 King St W) beginning at 7:00pm. Please join us for light refreshments and cheer on the Toronto Women’s Field Hockey Team.
As of this week, there are over 49,000 signatures on the Mayor’s petition to ban handguns. With a little extra push, we’ll break 50,000 over the weekend.
If you haven’t signed the petition, please do. If you have, but your kids, parents, neighbours or friends still haven’t, now’s the time to ask them. Please spend a few moments this weekend to sign the petition.
Beat the Heat Tips
Between May 15 and September 30,
During a Heat Alert, please call or visit family, friends and neighbours, especially isolated seniors who are at greater risk of suffering from heat-related illness. Other at risk groups include people with chronic illnesses, including mental illness, infants and young children, people on certain medications and those who are marginally housed or homeless.
Beat the Heat by taking these precautions:
Stay out of the blazing sun or heat
Reduce strenuous physical outdoor activity, especially between and
Never leave a senior, child or pet unattended in a car
During an Extreme Heat Alert visit one of the seven City Cooling Centres to cool down
For more information on How to Beat the Heat visit www.toronto.ca/health or call Toronto Health Connections at 416-338-7600.
Last Chance: Tell Premier McGuinty you want a strong pesticide ban
This is your last chance to support a strong
The pesticide ban will be coming to a final vote very shortly. It’s crucial the Premier hears from you. Otherwise the only voice he will hear is the chemical industry’s.
Please take a minute to send Premier McGuinty a one-line e-mail, as follows:
Please pass a strong pesticide ban that includes golf courses and allows cities to pass stricter pesticide bylaws if they wish.
The Premier’s e-mail is: email@example.com
PLEASE SEND YOUR E-MAIL TO THE PREMIER TODAY.