Category: News

PollinateTO Community Grants

Program Overview Through its new PollinateTO grants program, the City will fund pollinator habitat creation projects that educate and engage the community. Up to $5,000 per project is available. Are you interested in gardening and protecting pollinators? Would you like to: Create pollinator gardens or rain gardens in your neighbourhood or at your school? Enhance… Read more »

In My Opinion: Let’s make sure we get our new waterfront right

Going down to the water’s edge is one of life’s joys. We are so lucky in Toronto to have so many wonderful neighbourhoods that are close to Lake Ontario. As waterfront development moves east, new homes, businesses and public spaces continue to sprout along our waterfront including the Corus Building, George Brown College, Monde, Sugar… Read more »

City’s Home Energy Loan Program

Through the Home Energy Loan Program (HELP), Toronto homeowners can get a low-interest loan of up to $75,000 to cover the cost of home energy improvements, such as: High-efficiency furnaces / boilers / air conditioners Air source heat pumps Window / door replacements Basement/attic/exterior wall insulation Air sealing (e.g. weather stripping or caulking) Geothermal systems High-efficiency… Read more »