Category: News

McCleary playground opens

Councillor Paula Fletcher,  Parks, Forestry and Recreation staff, playground designer Adam Bienenstock and more than 400 volunteers from ING Direct Canada descended upon McCleary Playground Sept 17 to transform it into a natural playground.   Some of the play features include a mister, climbing boulders, musical instruments, and a hill slide. At Queen and McGee streets,… Read more »

East Chinatown Archway Opens

      Mayor David Miller was joined by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Ward 30 Toronto- Danforth); Madame Zhu Taoying, Consul General of China; Dale Cheung, President Chinese Chamber of Commerce (Toronto East); Mr. Ron Tsin, Board Chair, Toronto Parking Authority; members of the Zhong Hua Men Archway Organizing Committee, 13 lion dancers and a dragon… Read more »

Media Advisory

Mc Cleary Playground Community Build Day -TORONTO- On Thursday September 17, McCleary Playground at Queen Street East and McGee St will become Canada’s first Natural Playground to be built in a  public park.  At 9:30 am sharp, residents, Parks, Forestry and Recreation staff and volunteers from ING Direct Canada will roll up their sleeves and participate… Read more »

Council Highlights – City Council meeting of August 5 and 6, 2009

Union Station revitalization Council endorsed an agreement with a private sector company that, as head lessee, will lease and operate all retail space in Union Station, including in a new lower retail concourse. With federal, provincial and municipal funding, the City will proceed with its plan to revitalize Union Station as a state-of-the-art transportation facility…. Read more »