Tag: Community

Registration for City of Toronto’s summer camps and spring/summer recreation programs begins this weekend

The City of Toronto offers a wide range of safe, fun and high-quality recreation programs for people of all ages, skill levels and interests. Registration for summer camps and spring/summer recreation programs starts at 7 a.m. on the following dates for each district: Saturday, March 3 for Etobicoke York Sunday, March 4 for Scarborough Tuesday,… Read more »

Family Day Activities & Events

Family Day is Monday, February 19, 2018. Here are the schedules for outdoor rinks in Ward 30. Greenwood Park Jimmie Simpson Park Monarch Park Withrow Park For further details on Family Day activities and events in Toronto visit toronto.ca/familyday.

Toronto council backs 50 per cent property tax reduction for culture hubs

By Samantha Beattie, Staff Reporter Mon., Feb 12, 2018 City council has voted to reduce property taxes by 50 per cent for some culture hubs and creative spaces. With these spaces facing significant increases in property assessments in recent years, much like┬ábusinesses on Yonge St, Councillor Joe Cressy (Trinity-Spadina) led the effort to establish a… Read more »

Proposal to force building more affordable housing falls short, advocates say

SAMANTHA BEATTIE, Staff Reporter Tues., Jan. 23, 2018 Inclusionary zoning would allow municipalities to force developers to create affordable housing units. However, many city councillors and housing advocates say if the province keeps its draft legislation as is it will miss an opportunity. A homeless shelter is the first place Fazanah Khair Mohammad, her husband… Read more »