Category: News

Haven Toronto and May Birchard

Here is a short video from Haven Toronto about their organization and their Founder, one of the first female City Councillors, May Birchard. May Birchard was a City of Toronto councillor and anti-poverty activist. During the First World War the family moved to Winnipeg. On her return to Toronto in the mid-1930s, Birchard founded the The Good… Read more »

Public consultations – City’s Multi-year Accessibility Plan

The City of Toronto is updating its Multi-year Accessibility Plan and wants input from the public. The City would like to understand the source of barriers faced by people with disabilities, and what we could do differently to reduce the impact of that barrier. All feedback, from people with disabilities, disability advocates and the general… Read more »

Update on Flooding Impacts in City of Toronto

City of Toronto extends permit cancellations on Toronto Island Park due to flooding Due to the continuing flood conditions on Toronto Island Park, permit cancellation has been extended to July 31. More than 300 permits for about 90 groups or individuals have been affected by flooding. City of Toronto staff are working with permit holders… Read more »

Tiverton Park Revitalization

Tiverton Park Construction Starts Tuesday, September 5th I am delighted to let you know that the revitalization of Tiverton Park is set to begin on Tuesday morning September 5. The park will be closed as removals and demolition of the existing playground takes place. If the weather cooperates the work is scheduled for completion in December… Read more »