Council Highlights – January 29, 2020

Council Highlights Toronto City Council meeting of January 29, 2020 Council Highlights is an informal summary of selected actions taken by Toronto City Council at its business meetings. The complete, formal documentation for this latest meeting is available at http://www.toronto.ca/council. Plan for implementing the ravine strategy Council unanimously adopted an implementation plan for the Toronto… Continue reading Council Highlights – January 29, 2020

City of Toronto Recreation Job Fair – Masaryk-Cowan Community Center – February 5

Job Fairs offer job application support, process review (get to know the steps involved and the best way to prepare), and one-on-one time with program representatives to help you apply for City of Toronto recreation jobs. Interviews for certain jobs (such as Aquatics) will be conducted on-site and interviews for other jobs will be scheduled… Continue reading City of Toronto Recreation Job Fair – Masaryk-Cowan Community Center – February 5

Status Update on the Expansion of On-Street Permit Parking in the Toronto and East York Community Council Area

At yesterday’s Toronto City Council meeting, the Report on the Expansion of Permit Parking in Ward 4 was approved. http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2019.TE11.35 The report, which was approved at Toronto and East York Community Council (TEYCC) on December 3, 2019, expands the permit parking program to all local roads in Ward 4. At City Council, I moved a… Continue reading Status Update on the Expansion of On-Street Permit Parking in the Toronto and East York Community Council Area

Black History Month Celebration in Ward 4

Sunday, February 16 at Lambton House (4066 Old Dundas Street) Sundays@Lambton House with Rosemary Sadlier & Emancipation Day Talk (Free) Doors Open at 12:30pm. Talk on Emancipation Day at 2:00pm. Refreshments. Donations appreciated. Rosemary Sadlier was president of the Ontario Black History Society (OBHS) from 1993 to 2015. As president, she contributed to the recognition… Continue reading Black History Month Celebration in Ward 4

Statement from Toronto Public Health on novel coronavirus

Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) a public health emergency of international concern. This type of emergency describes an extraordinary event which is determined to constitute a public health risk through the international spread of disease. At this time the situation in Toronto has not changed and the risk to our… Continue reading Statement from Toronto Public Health on novel coronavirus

Lambton House Exhibits

Lambton House is currently showcasing two new exhibits – 150th Anniversary 1870-2020: Making of Manitoba and Lost Mills of the Humber River. The exhibits are on from January – August 2020. Lambton house will be open on Family Day (February 17) providing an opportunity to tour and view the two exhibits.

Winter sightings of coyotes are normal in parts of Toronto

Toronto residents who live near ravines, forests and large parks – typical coyote habitats – can expect an increase in coyote sightings during this time of year. Residents can expect to see coyotes more often in winter for the following reasons: It is easier to spot coyotes in parks and ravines in the winter because… Continue reading Winter sightings of coyotes are normal in parts of Toronto