Category: News

BOLD tree plan taking root

Ward 30 in the news! This story was originally published on InsideToronto and is written by Joanna Lavoie
The Leslieville/Riverdale Tree Project, a partnership between local tree advocacy group Beautification of Leslieville District (BOLD) and Neighbourhood Action on Air Quality (NAAQ), an outdoor air quality initiative funded by the Toronto Atmospheric Fund and run through the South Riverdale Community Health Center (SRCHC), has resulted in neighbours branching out to one another.

Clearing The Air on the TTC

“Clearing The Air on the TTC”, a new report published by the Toronto Environmental Alliance reveals that Light Rail Transit (LRT) offers the best hope for combatting climate change in Toronto.

Eliminating the Personal Vehicle Tax (PVT)

Council approved the termination of the City’s Personal Vehicle Tax (PVT) effective January 1, 2011. All vehicle plate validation holders who live in the City of Toronto and have birthdays from January 1, 2011 onward will not have to pay the PVT. Those with birthdays in 2010 prior to January 1, 2011 will still be required to pay the PVT. Vehicle owners who purchased a two-year renewal in 2010 will receive a refund for the 2011 year.

Outdoor Skating Rinks are now open!

Outdoor rinks are now open, and will remain open during the holidays. Please note that some rinks will have limited hours on December 24, 25, 31, and January 1. For information on the rink closest to you, please refer to the City’s Website or call 311.