Tag: Community

City of Toronto invites residents to become Neighbourhood Climate Action Champions

The City of Toronto invites residents and community leaders to help inspire climate action by becoming a Neighbourhood Climate Action Champion. Participants in this new City program will receive virtual training and support to empower them to support residents in developing innovative climate action projects that reflect the needs and values of their communities. Participants… Read more »

I heART Main Street Art Challenge

To support our city and the culture that brings our communities together, STEPS recently launched the “I heART Main Street Art Challenge.”  STEPS is providing artists and Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) with the opportunity to increase feelings of trust and community through DIY art installations. The 42 new artworks currently underway were brought to life in collaboration… Read more »

Why do new cannabis stores keep opening in the same Toronto neighbourhoods?

July 28, 2020 BlogTO, Lauren O’Neil It’s been exactly one year and four months since the very first legal pot shop opened in Toronto, attracting huge crowds of people who were thrilled with the chance to buy cannabis from a brick-and-mortar retail store. At that point, roughly six months after Canada’s federal government legalized recreational marijuana, Ontario had… Read more »

City of Toronto launches ParksPlayTO and Summer in the 6IX to provide free outdoor programs for children and youth in Toronto

Today, Mayor John Tory joined by Councillor Anthony Perruzza (Ward 7 Humber River-Black Creek) and Tanya Mruck, Executive Director of MLSE Foundation and MLSE LaunchPad, and City recreation staff launched two new outdoor recreation initiatives for Toronto children and youth. ParksPlayTO and Summer in the 6IX will engage Toronto youth, children and their families and… Read more »