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Toronto City Council highlights, March 26 and 27

Council Highlights is an informal summary of a selection of the decisions that Toronto City Council made at its recent business meeting. The City Clerk’s formal documentation is available at http://www.toronto.ca/council. Funding for non-profit housing Council approved the provision of … Continue reading

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Another Cabbagetown heritage district under consideration

The city heritage study of what’s being called “Cabbagetown Southwest” in launching in April. The Cabbagetown Southwest Heritage Conservation District Study was prioritized by City Council in March 2015. The study, run under the auspices of the City Planning Division, … Continue reading

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Toronto City Council highlights, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 2018

Council Highlights is a summary of a selection of decisions that Toronto City Council made at its recent business meeting Jan. 31-Feb.1, 2018. The City Clerk’s formal documentation is available at http://www.toronto.ca/council. Review of shelter and respite services Council adopted … Continue reading

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Community meeting on Riverdale Park West wading pool on Jan. 15

The city is planning to refurbish the wading pool at the south end of Riverdale Park West and wants community feedback on plans.  Councillor Lucy Troisi and city staff will be running a community consultation for residents on Monday, Jan. … Continue reading

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Toronto City Council highlights, Dec. 5, 6, 7 and 8, 2017

Council Highlights is a summary of a selection of decisions that Toronto City Council made at its recent business meeting. The City Clerk’s formal documentation is available at http://www.toronto.ca/council. Toronto’s emergency shelter capacity Council approved funding for about 400 more emergency … Continue reading

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Toronto City Council Highlights, Nov. 7, 8, and 9

Council Highlights is a summary of a selection of decisions that Toronto City Council made at its recent business meeting. The City Clerk’s formal documentation is available at http://www.toronto.ca/council. Integrating public transit fares Council agreed to ask Metrolinx and the … Continue reading

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City Council appoints Lucy Troisi as Councillor for Ward 28

At a special meeting of City Council on Nov. 2, Lucy Troisi was appointed as Councillor for Ward 28 Toronto Centre-Rosedale. The appointment is effective immediately and until the current term of City Council expires on November 30, 2018. A … Continue reading

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City Council highlights, Oct. 2, 3, and 4

City staff provides Council Highlights: is an informal summary of a selection of the decisions that Toronto City Council made at its recent business meeting. The City Clerk’s formal documentation is available at http://www.toronto.ca/council. Among the highlights of interest to … Continue reading

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Vacancy for Office of Councillor in Ward 28 to be filled by appointment

Since Pam McConnell’s death in July of this year, there has been a vacancy for the position of Councillor. City Council voted on October 4 to fill the role by appointment instead of holding an election. If you are interested … Continue reading

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Toronto launches resident survey on short-term rentals

The City of Toronto is inviting residents to have their say about proposed rules for short-term rentals (such as Airbnb) via an online survey. Residents in Cabbagetown and nearby Winchester Park certainly have had some issues with some such rentals, … Continue reading

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