City/Local News Round-Up ~ Aug. 1-7

CITY UPDATE ON SERVICES AND ActiveTO THIS W/E  

Update from the City on things that are open this weekend. 

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UPDATE ON CANNABIS STORE AT 307 WELLESLEY

Several residents lodged submissions in objection to the location of a  Cannabis store on a residential street. The AGCO has confirmed that the Registrar is reviewing these submissions but they cannot provide a date by which this will be completed. However the AGCO did confirm that:

“Individuals that filed written submissions before the public notice deadline, will receive a letter from us. It will either state that the Registrar has deemed the issuance of the licence at the location to not be contrary to the public interest, or contrary to the public interest.”

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MAX 10 PERSON SOCIAL CIRCLES HERE FOR A WHILE

Premier Doug Ford says 10 person limit will likely last until at least January — unless a vaccine emerges first.

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PERMIT PARKING ENFORCEMENT RESUMES 

Enforcement of City of Toronto Residential On-Street Permit Parking program to resume August 14 at midnight.

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CITY COUNCIL MEETING HIGHLIGHTS ~ JUL 28-29

Check out the highlights of the latest Toronto City Council meeting from the end of July.

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CITY ANNOUNCES FAMILY WELL-BEING PLAN

The Mayor announced the Family Well-Being Plan developed in partnership with community agencies and social service providers, to highlight the supports available to those who may be experiencing family violence during the pandemic.

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TTC SAFETY UPDATE

The TTC has shared an overview of measures it continues to take to provide safe and accessible transit for our customers, along with additional safety and COVID-19 related information. 

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502-508 PARLIAMENT STREET TO BE RENOVATED

The City has announced progress on the partnership between the City of Toronto, Dixon Hall and Toronto Community Housing to renovate and revitalize affordable, supportive, multi-tenant (rooming house) units at 502-508 Parliament St. (next to the LCBO). Revitalization to proceed this fall and be ready for occupancy in spring 2021.

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COVID-19 CONTACT TRACING APP. NOW AVAILABLE

If you haven’t heard via your cell phone, the Govt. has launched a safe and secure contact tracing app. 

 

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