Category: News

City looks to rename homeless services, ‘shelter’ to be phased out

by Amanda Ferguson Posted Feb 25, 2018 5:18 pm EST City hall is looking to change the language around homeless shelters by doing away with the word “shelter” altogether. The move is part of a wider plan launched last April to rethink the way emergency shelters operate. Part of that plan looks to change public attitudes, or NIMBYism… Read more »

Family Day Activities & Events

Family Day is Monday, February 19, 2018. Here are the schedules for outdoor rinks in Ward 30. Greenwood Park Jimmie Simpson Park Monarch Park Withrow Park For further details on Family Day activities and events in Toronto visit toronto.ca/familyday.

Toronto council backs 50 per cent property tax reduction for culture hubs

By Samantha Beattie, Staff Reporter Mon., Feb 12, 2018 City council has voted to reduce property taxes by 50 per cent for some culture hubs and creative spaces. With these spaces facing significant increases in property assessments in recent years, much like businesses on Yonge St, Councillor Joe Cressy (Trinity-Spadina) led the effort to establish a… Read more »