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Help the Daily Bread Food Bank

Help Donate to the Daily Bread Food Bank
You can donate a jar of peanut butter to the Daily Bread Food bank just by
clicking on the link below to send a virtual hug. Each hug equals one jar of peanut butter that Kraft will donate to Daily Bread. Peanut butter is a food bank staple and their goal is to reach 20,000 hugs/jars of peanut butter!

http://www.kraftpeanutbutter.com/en/

This is a generous offer from Kraft and any clicking you can do will help. Pass a hug to as many people as you can!

Thank you!

City Council Highlights for July

City Council Highlights for July include Lawrence Heights Revitalization, the City’s Tower Renewal Program and
a request for the Government of Ontario to establish a permanent municipal voters list.

Community Update – New Streetcars!

In June, City Council approved the Ashbridges Bay site for the new streetcars and Leslie Street as the connecting track to Queen. The new streetcars are fully accessible for passengers using strollers, wheelchairs and walkers. They have larger capacity, will be air conditioned in summer, have more entrances/exits and a proof-of-payment system to get people on and off quickly. Better transit will mean cleaner air for our neighbourhoods

City Expands its Open Data Website

Today the City of Toronto released new information on toronto.ca/open

The City launched the Open Data website last year to allow everyone easier access to City of Toronto data. The data can be downloaded and used freely by community members in various ways, including for research and the development of new applications, such as the application created for Doors Open (released May 2010) and another that maps Toronto’s licensed child care centres.