City/Local News Round-Up ~ July 4-10

 

CITY UPDATE ON SERVICES AND ActiveTO THIS W/E  

The City continues to safely and gradually open services and amenities. residents heading outside this weekend are reminded of the importance of washing/sanitizing their hands often, staying within their social circle of no more than 10 people, avoiding crowds, practicing physical distancing, and wearing a face covering where this is difficult. 

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KEEPING COOL IN CABBAGETOWN!

A Sackville Street resident emailed, telling us that her husband encountered a naked lady in the side alley of their house using their garden hose to shower! Now that doesn’t happen every day. 

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – CANADIAN ART IN ISOLATION

we received an email from @cndartforecast asking for submissions on a project to help seniors fill their time in isolation with the therapeutic quality of art. through a community-based arts initiative called Canadian Art in Isolation.

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CABBAGETOWN FARMERS MARKET RETURNS

The Market returns to Riverdale Park on Tuesday July 14, 3 to 7 pm.  Extra steps will be taken to ensure everyone’s safety including a one-way flow from the main entrance. Riverdale Park West, Winchester and Sumach.

(Thanks to Doug Fisher at Cabbagetown Neighbourhood Review for this news item)

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PARKING RESTRICTIONS AT BEACHES 

The City of Toronto is stepping up enforcement, restricting evening parking at beaches this weekend. Cherry Beach is on the list.

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CITY UPDATE ON STAGE 2 REOPENING PROCESS

The City is entering its third week in Stage 2 of the provincial reopening framework. Here are the details of where things are at.

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MASKS MANDATORY FROM JULY 7

Masks are now mandatory in many parts on Ontario as cities have enacted bylaws to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Make sure you know what the rules are and what regions and cities have policies in place.

Related news release from the City of Toronto. 

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CITY REOPENS OUTDOOR SPORT AND MULTI-USE FIELDS

Starting July 6 the City of Toronto’s outdoor sport and multi-use fields are open for team training and permits will be issued to organizations for the remainder of the 2020 summer season.

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AUTOMATED SPEED ENFORCEMENT IN EFFECT

The City of Toronto’s 50 Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) cameras will begin issuing tickets to speeding vehicles from July 6.

There is a speed camera at Spruce and Gifford.

1 reply on “City/Local News Round-Up ~ July 4-10”

In this incredible heat if would have been nice if the Sackville residents had left their hose outside. Homeless people don’t have access to showers. Was it the nakedness that was the issue? or the fact that she was using their water?

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