Points of Interest

Toronto‘s Personal Vehicle Tax (PVT)

In the coming weeks, you will see advertisements informing Toronto residents about the City of Toronto‘s Personal Vehicle Tax (PVT), approved by City Council in October 2007. The PVT comes into effect on September 1, 2008. The tax will be $60 for a passenger vehicle or light commercial vehicles registered for personal use and $30 for a motorcycle or moped.

If you or your constituents would like more information, please contact the City’s Tax Customer Service Call Centre at 416-338-4829, or visit the website atwww.toronto.ca/taxes.

YIMBY

Yes in My Back Yard is coming to the Gladestone this fall. For more information please see the PDF below. Looking forward to seeing you there!

http://www.gladstonehotel.com/yimby2008.pdf

Parkdale Youth Festival

The annual Parkdale Youth Festival is back this Saturday August 23rd from 2:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. at Masaryk-Cowan Park, Queen and Cowan. It’s a day of family entertainment to raise awareness for various Parkdale youth service organizations.

The Festival will be comprised of various components, including an “Interactive Art Zone” where individuals can contribute to a “mural of street art”. At the end of the day these pieces will be offered to various community organizations in hopes that they are proudly displayed. Throughout the day there will also be a variety of performances, a children’s activity area and wading pool, a Marketplace of local artisans and vendors, and a Community Information Fair with displays of materials from various youth organizations.

For more information please refer to attached flyer: pyf-web-image.jpg