CITY UPDATE ON SERVICES AND ActiveTO THIS W/E
Update from the City on things that are open this weekend.
INCREASES IN GYM CAPACITIES ALLOWED
Ontario is allowing gyms and recreation centres to increase their capacity limits as of tomorrow at 12:01 a.m. with additional public health restrictions.
STAGGERED START TO FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL
The Ontario government will be allowing boards to adopt a “staggered start” to the first week of school in September.
Here’s a handy CV update from our friends at CTV News.
ON-STREET PARKING ENFORCEMENT RESTARTS
The City of Toronto reminds residents that starting Friday, August 14 at midnight, permit parking enforcement on residential streets in the city will resume.
BACK TO SCHOOL PLANS REMAIN UNCLEAR
School starts in a month, but Canada’s most populous province still doesn’t know what that will look like, says Jessica Wong, CBC
MORE RECREATION OPTIONS OPEN UP IN PHASE 3
City of Toronto staff have been developing new ways to deliver and improve service. This week, the City is introducing an online reservation option for its indoor drop-in lane swim program as well as weight rooms and fitness centres.
DVP CLOSED THIS WEEKEND
Annual maintenance is scheduled on the Don Valley Parkway this weekend from Friday, August 14 at 11 p.m. until Monday, August 17 at 5 a.m. Closure extends the from Highway 401 to the Gardiner. Rain date Friday, August 21 to Monday, August 24.
VIRUS EXPERTS CONCERNED ABOUT FALL/WINTER
Summer has been the easy part of the pandemic. It’s what comes next that worries experts, says Miriam Katawazi at CTV News.
ONTARIO REPORTS LOWEST CASES IN A DAY
Ontario just experienced one of its best days ever in the fight against COVID-19, with zero deaths and only 33 new cases of the deadly viral illness reported across the province.
WHAT REOPENING LOOKS LIKE AT CITY GYMS
Isabelle Sloane of Toronto Life spoke with five gyms about the precautions they’re taking—including outdoor workouts, shower disinfection and hospital-grade air filters—to ensure their clients are safe.
TIFF ANNOUNCES VENUES AND PRICING
TIFF shares details of the 2020 hybrid festival that will largely feature digital screenings for home viewers but will also offer in-person screenings at various indoor and outdoor venues.