Community News – November 10, 2022

This week, at the Board of Health, we discussed Toronto Public Health’s budget for the coming year.Before the pandemic, the way in which many people interacted with Toronto Public Health was through their public health education programs and frontline services. Some of these programs include diabetes prevention education, student nutrition, healthy pregnancy education, free emergency… Continue reading Community News – November 10, 2022

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Share your thoughts on the Committee of Adjustments

Following up on the KPMG-led review of the Committee of Adjustment, I am pleased to share the survey KPMG designed to gather feedback from the public on what’s working well, what is not, and how we can improve the Committee of Adjustment hearing process, with a particular focus on effective public participation. The survey is… Continue reading Share your thoughts on the Committee of Adjustments

PollinateTO recipients and Compost Days

This week, the City announced the recipients of the PollinateTO community grants. Through the grants, the City provides funding of up to $5,000 per project for community-led initiatives that create or expand pollinator habitat on public and private lands in Toronto. I am happy to share that this grant was awarded to several projects in… Continue reading PollinateTO recipients and Compost Days

Plant a Tree with LEAF

Planting a new tree can provide shade, enhance local biodiversity, improve air quality and even alleviate stress! Take advantage of the Backyard Tree Planting Program from non-profit LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests). LEAF offers over 50 native tree and shrub species for residential, multi-unit and commercial properties. Choose from Full-Service or Do-It-Yourself options… Continue reading Plant a Tree with LEAF

Road Closures Ahead – Exhibition Place + Toronto Marathon

Exhibition Place – April 16th Please see the below message that we received from Exhibition Place: There will be road closures on Saturday April 16th around the Exhibition Place for the the TFC Match at BMO Field. Please see the Road Closure Plan here: This plan will impact Vehicle Traffic at Exhibition Place; however, Pedestrians… Continue reading Road Closures Ahead – Exhibition Place + Toronto Marathon

Basement flooding prevention projects along the Humber River  (Etienne Brule & Warren Park)

Currently the area surrounding Etienne Brule Park is undergoing basement flooding prevention upgrades. This work includes sanitary and storm sewer upgrades on Old Mill Drive and Catherine Street. Work began on September 13, 2021 with a planned end date of August 2022. As part of this work the City’s contractor is working at the intersection… Continue reading Basement flooding prevention projects along the Humber River  (Etienne Brule & Warren Park)