Category: News

Statement on Anti-Black Racism

Like many of you, I am deeply disturbed and I mourn with you the murder of George Floyd, the tragic death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet, the shooting of Chantel Moore in New Brunswick and the continuing pattern of police violence against Black, racialized and Indigenous people. At the same time, I am inspired by the spontaneous… Read more »

City of Toronto working to reopen farmers’ markets across the city, St. Lawrence Market outdoor market opens Saturday

Today, Mayor John Tory announced that the City of Toronto is working with market organizers to safely reopen farmers’ markets usually located on 22 City sites. Farmers’ markets are valued members of the food supply chain and provide Torontonians with access to fresh fruits and vegetables, encourage residents to get outside and be physically active,… Read more »

City of Toronto to offer CampTO programs starting July 13

The City of Toronto will begin to offer summer camps across the city starting on July 13 as part of its CampTO initiative, following the Province of Ontario announcement that summer day camps can operate during the Province’s Stage 2 reopening. CampTO will offer more than 32,000 registered camp spaces for children between the ages… Read more »

City of Toronto launches SwimTO plan to help Torontonians cool down this summer

Today, Mayor John Tory announced SwimTO – a quick-start program that will expedite the opening of the City’s beaches, outdoor pools, wading pools and splash pads. City staff are preparing now so that outdoor aquatic amenities can be opened when Toronto enters Stage 2, to help people cool down during hot summer temperatures. The plan… Read more »