At the request of the City of Toronto, PortsToronto is proposing to construct a Ground Run-Up Enclosure (GRE) at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

You are invited to a community consultation to learn more about the proposed design, construction and operation of this noise management facility, and ask questions and share your comments.

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Several special events in Toronto this weekend will involve road closures. Residents and visitors are encouraged to come out and enjoy these events.

Businesses in the areas affected are open to pedestrian traffic, but some roads will be closed to vehicles.

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The City of Toronto is reminding residents to prune trees and shrubs on their property to ensure that they don’t impact roads and sidewalks, keeping travel routes passable for those with mobility issues.

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The City of Toronto began mailing the 2016 final property tax bills on May 17. All property owners should have received their bills by June 15.

The final property tax bills are the second of two regular tax bills that are mailed each year.

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The City of Toronto has launched a new web portal to educate residents about the risks of extreme weather and the actions they can take to help reduce those risks, weather-proof their homes and improve their resilience.

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In Fall 2015, City Council approved a refocussing of the Community Investment Funding programs. The Community Investment Funding programs are time-limited, project-based funding totalling $3 million.

We are bringing community representatives like you together, starting in June, to generate practical ways to strengthen our grant making.

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Between June 18 and June 20th, overnight activities such as erecting scaffolding related to Elevator 1 at street level) is required in the south bus loop.

Day time concrete drilling is also required in the north bus loop.

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The City of Toronto invites residents of all ages to visit the City’s outdoor swimming pools, splash pads, wading pools and beaches this summer.

Weather permitting, 10 outdoor pools will open on Saturday, June 18 for weekend, after-school and evening swimming.

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Dads, Dudes, Friends and Families come together in celebration of Father’s Day this Saturday, June 18 at Trinity Bellwoods Park.

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There has been an unexpected change in the opening of Alex Duff Memorial Pool at Christie Pits Park this summer.

Parks, Forestry and Recreation is implementing significant repairs to two of the four pools due to failure of their pool liners. Based on an investigation carried out late last fall it was determined that full refurbishment of lap and dive pools is required, including repairs and sealing of concrete tanks, tiling, and application of new epoxy coating.

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Fort York National Historic Site once again becomes a centre of Aboriginal history and cultural expression with a variety of family-friendly events celebrating National Aboriginal History Month.

The fourth annual Indigenous Arts Festival at Fort York, taking place from June 16 to 19, celebrates traditional and contemporary music, dance, theatre, literature, storytelling, visual arts, crafts and food created by indigenous artists from across Canada.

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The City of Toronto has been working with the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) and consulting with the public and a wide range of stakeholders since early 2015 to develop a strategy on Toronto’s ravines. Before finalizing the principles and recommendations, the City would like to hear from the public.

Details for the Ward 19 pop-up consultation are as follows:

When: Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Where: Trinity Bellwoods Farmer’s Market at Trinity Bellwoods Park (near Shaw St and Dundas St W)

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