CampTO for Summer 2022

Posted on April 8, 2022

The City of Toronto’s CampTO and Adapted CampTO is back this year with traditional and specialty programs for children ages four to 16 years. Make fun memories close to home with physical activities, arts and crafts, nature-based programs and outdoor activities in parks.

CampTO Plus is also available for children interested in a particular specialty such as arts, cooking, creative writing, drama, dance, science and sport.

Registration begins on Tuesday, April 12 and camps run from July 4 to September 2.

More information is available at toronto.ca/camps.

TTC Streetcar Track Renewal and Platform Expansion Dundas Street West Update

Posted on April 8, 2022

Timeline: April 11 to June 18, 2022

Beginning Monday, April 11 TTC and its contractor will be onsite to mobilize in preparation for the streetcar track reconstruction project at Dundas West Station.

This project will take place in multiple phases. For further details, please see the full notice here

Traffic and local access

During work inside the station

  • Traffic and local access maintained in the area.

During work on Dundas Street West, north of Bloor Street:

  •  Southbound: will be closed to traffic at Edna Avenue for up to 30 days starting May 8. Access to The Crossways’ driveway will be maintained. Advance construction traffic signage will be posted advising southbound motorists of the road closure at Edna Avenue. Other construction traffic signage will be posted in the area.
  • Northbound: will be reduced to one lane through the construction zone.
  • Parking on Dundas Street West north of Bloor Street (Taxi Stand) will be restricted.

During work on Edna Avenue

  • Edna Avenue will be closed to traffic from west of the station exit to Dundas Street West. Sidewalk access will be maintained. Access to the laneway off Edna Avenue east of Dorval Street will be maintained.

Waste collection: Follow your normal routine. Ensure your address is on your bins.

 

TTC Construction Update Notice - Dundas West Stn Track Renewal_April 2022

Parkdale Main Street Heritage Conservation District – Community Consultation Meeting

Posted on April 8, 2022

City Planning is hosting a Community Consultation Meeting on April 20th at 6:00pm to seek community input and feedback on the draft Parkdale Main Street Heritage Conservation District (HCD) Plan in advance of a staff report proceeding to the Toronto Preservation Board and Council in June.

The Parkdale Main Street District includes all properties fronting on Queen Street West from Dufferin Street to Macdonell Avenue/Jameson Avenue and includes several heritage properties along Cowan Avenue. Within the boundary of the HCD there are 101 properties included on the City’s Heritage Register

Please register here for the meeting.

For more information on the HCD Plan and how to join the meeting please see the notice here: https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.90/1kc.086.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Parkdale-Main-Street-HCD_CCM_Public-Notice_Final.pdf

Parkdale Main Street HCD_CCM_Public Notice_Final

Our Plan Toronto – Environment and Climate Change Open House

Posted on April 8, 2022

On April 12, 2022, City Planning will be holding a city-wide virtual public Open House to hear your thoughts on the draft policy directions related to the Environment and Climate Change.

As the City moves into the final phase of engagement for the Official Plan review they will review and discuss draft policy updates that were approved for consultation by the Planning and Housing Committee on March 25th (Item PH 32.6)

Join one of the Virtual Open Houses to learn more and ask questions about the draft policies related to the Environment and Climate Change.

For more information please visit: toronto.ca/ourplan

Open House details:

Open House details:
Tuesday April 12, 2022: Afternoon (3:00pm-4:00pm) please register here 
Tuesday April 12, 2022: Evening (6:30pm-8:00pm) please register here

Both meetings will have the same content and format of a presentation followed by a Question & Answer period and a discussion with our City staff panel.

 

 

Overnight road closures on Dupont St. between Campbell Avenue and Lansdowne Avenue

Posted on March 31, 2022

This work is happening just outside of Ward 4 and could have an impact on area residents.

To complete the girder erection of the west side of the Dupont Street bridge, there will be overnight full road closure between Campbell Avenue and Lansdowne Avenue. Dupont Street will be fully closed from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Monday, April 4 to Sunday, April 17, 2022.

Clean Together Toronto 2022

Posted on March 31, 2022

The City of Toronto’s 2022 Clean Toronto Together campaign is back this year! Residents, schools, businesses and community groups are encouraged to take part in the annual spring cleanup from Friday, April 22 to Sunday, April 24.

Participants are asked to register their cleanups online at www.livegreentoronto.ca. Registration helps the City to arrange special litter pickups, avoid duplicate cleanups and measure results. The deadline to register is Friday, April 15.

More information is available on the Clean Toronto Together webpage: www.toronto.ca/cleantorontotogether.ca.

Cherry Blossom Season in High Park

Posted on March 31, 2022

For the first time since 2019, High Park welcomes the public back to view the Cherry Blossoms in person. The blossoms typically last between four to 10 days, depending on weather conditions, and peak bloom typically occurs in late April or early May.

Vehicle access and parking will be restricted from High Park for the duration of the peak bloom, with the exception of TTC wheel-trans vehicles. High Park will continue to be closed to vehicle traffic on weekends and public holidays.

During the past 2 years, a Bloom Cam provided real-time 24/7 footage for the public to experience the bloom from home.
The Bloom Cam will operate again this year for the public to enjoy the blossoms online. When available, a link to its broadcast will be posted on the City’s social channels, as well as on the cherry blossom webpage.

More information, including locations, virtual tours and accessibility information is available on the City’s cherry blossom webpage.

New Pedestrian and Cyclist Reporting Centre

Posted on March 24, 2022

A kiosk in the main lobby of the Traffic Services Station at 9 Hanna Avenue serves as the new Collision Reporting Centre for cyclists and pedestrians.

Individuals involved in a collision where no one needs immediate medical attention can report to this centre.

The kiosk will be open between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. from Monday to Friday, excluding holidays. It will not be available to drivers.

Pedestrians and cyclists may commence their reports online via the following link but the report must be finalized at a Reporting Centre:pedcyclist.accsupport.com/home.

More information on how to report collisions could be found here: www.torontopolice.on.ca/traffic/inacollision.php

Jameson Pedestrian Bridge Closure

Posted on March 24, 2022

The Jameson Pedestrian Bridge will be closed March 30-31 for the public art geo study for Art Over Bridges.

The bridge will be closed from 7am for four-to-six hours each day, and will be open/accessible at all other times on both days.

TCHC Service Hub Openings 

Posted on March 24, 2022

Image 1: Opening Ceremony of the Hub at 245 Dunn Ave.

Image 2: Opening Ceremony of the Hub at 4020 Dundas St. W

Toronto Community Housing Tenant Service Hubs are where TCH staff deliver the services and supports that tenants need to have successful tenancies, directly in their communities, close to where they live.  Tenants also have the option of
emailing or calling their Tenant Services Coordinator or the Client Care Centre at 416-981-5500 or help@torontohousing.ca.

Learn more about tenant service hubs here.

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