CampTO for Summer 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… Continue reading CampTO for Summer 2022

Our Plan Toronto – Environment and Climate Change Open House

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… Continue reading Our Plan Toronto – Environment and Climate Change Open House

Residents reminded not to feed wildlife

For everyone’s safety, including wildlife, remember to NEVER feed wild animals. If you are feeding wildlife, either intentionally or accidently, you are putting your family, neighbours, pets and wildlife at risk and you are doing more harm than good. Feeding wild animals increases their presence and causes them to become more tolerant of people, creating… Continue reading Residents reminded not to feed wildlife

Consultations on Reducing Single-Use & Takeaway Items

Have your say on how to reduce single-use and takeaway items in the City of Toronto. Take the online survey by March 6! A single-use or takeaway item is any product designed for a single use after which it is disposed of in the garbage, Blue Bin (recycling) or Green Bin (organics). Typically, these products… Continue reading Consultations on Reducing Single-Use & Takeaway Items

Register for Recreation Programs with the City

Spring Recreation Registration Registration for City of Toronto spring recreation programs opens on March 5 and 7. Residents can have fun, learn a new skill and stay active with thousands of programs across sports, fitness, swimming, arts and general interest. Some new programs for spring include outdoor Pilates, outdoor Tai Chi, and outdoor yoga. Residents… Continue reading Register for Recreation Programs with the City

Information on Music Venue Property Tax Program

Attention live music venues in Ward 4: Applications are due end of day February 14 for the City’s “Creative Co-location Facilities Tax Subclass” program for 2022. This program provides up to 50% in property tax relief to eligible live music venues. Qualifying venues must be able to prove that, pre-pandemic, they met these criteria: present… Continue reading Information on Music Venue Property Tax Program

Supporting ‘A Path Forward’ recommendations on encampments

I am appalled at the actions of clearing encampments and the escalated violence that has taken place during those actions over the last few weeks, including yesterday at Lamport. The City of Toronto has a responsibility to support the needs of everyone in our city, especially our most vulnerable residents. We have a duty to… Continue reading Supporting ‘A Path Forward’ recommendations on encampments

Open Letter to Mayor Tory – Ending Police Enforcement of Encampment Clearings

Friday, July 23, 2021 Dear Mayor Tory, We believe the Moss Park encampment will be moved and acted upon in the weeks ahead. This clearing comes on the heels of two days of escalating tensions between Toronto Police, encampment residents, and their supporters. In advance of this imminent clearing, we demand an end to the violence… Continue reading Open Letter to Mayor Tory – Ending Police Enforcement of Encampment Clearings