The City of Toronto is seeking organizations to help mobilize low-carbon neighbourhoods through a new Neighbourhood Energy Efficiency Project.

The project, which supports the neighbourhood acceleration campaigns approved by City Council through the TransformTO Climate Action Strategy, is funded through the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change’s Partners in Climate Action program.

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Following Executive Committee’s approval of the Parkland Strategy’s Phase 1 Report on November 28, 2017, work has been underway on Phase 2 of the Parkland Strategy.

Drop by one of the City’s civic centres to view the displays and get more information on the Parkland Strategy.

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The City of Toronto has mailed the 2018 interim property tax bills – the first of two tax bills that will be mailed this year. The 2018 final tax bill will be mailed in May.

Payment due dates for the interim tax bills under the three-instalment plan are March 1, April 3 and May 1. For property owners who enrol in the Pre-Authorized Tax Payment (PTP) program before February 5, 2018, the 2018 interim tax due dates are:

Sunday marked the official opening of the new eastbound York/Bay/Yonge ramp from the Gardiner Expressway to Lower Simcoe Street and Harbour Street.

The project began in 2016 with the construction of the new ramp foundation and substructure.

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The City of Toronto will conduct another pothole blitz, beginning today and ending on Saturday evening.

A similar blitz took place last weekend, with increased crews filling nearly 15,447 potholes across the city.

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Grants of up to $25,000 are available to support innovative community-based efforts to reduce residential waste and increase participation in Toronto’s waste diversion programs.

Priority for funding will be given to projects that reduce waste in apartments and condos.

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Over the past year I have been working with the City’s Affordable Housing Office and Parks staff to prevent this site from being sold to developers and I believe the City now has a plan that will meet the needs of the City and local residents.

Once completed, 150 Harrison Street will contain:

  • 13 non-profit affordable ownership homes
  • Reconfigured TPA Parking Lot
  • A new neighbourhood parkette

You are invited to join me at a public open house to learn more.

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Enbridge Gas Distribution (Enbridge) has retained GHD Inc. (GHD) to conduct an environmental study to assess the potential impacts of natural gas pipeline construction through Liberty Village. This pipeline, which spans 1.1 km, will deliver essential natural gas to new developments in the area.

Stakeholder consultation is an important part of this study. Members of the public, regulatory agencies, Indigenous communities and other stakeholders are invited to attend the Public Open House to review the project and provide comments.

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Hines Canada is undertaking a multi-stage public consultation process to design a mixed-use project at 64-86 Bathurst Street. The site is on the west side of Bathurst Street, between Wellington Street and 667 King Street West.

They are holding their second of three public consultation meetings on February 27, 2018.

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In November and December of 2017, my office circulated a survey requesting feedback from residents about how they want to see their parks in the Fort York Neighbourhood change to suit their wants and needs.

At this point, there are a number of programming preferences that I am looking for your feedback on. Please fill out the survey to provide your feedback.

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The West Island of Ontario Place is Toronto’s new destination for all your favourite winter activities. Take a stroll through the West Island to experience the beautiful winter setting and enjoy activities and attractions along the way.

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Yesterday, 16 community organizations and Toronto residents came together to announce the newly formed King for All coalition, and their We Love King campaign in support of the King Street Pilot.

You can show your love for the King Street Pilot project by signing the pledge at weloveking.ca.

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