Infrastructure

Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Many of you will have noticed that preliminary work has commenced on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT.  This large transit project will be constructed over the next few years and includes the renewal of Kennedy Subway Station.  Unfortunately, during the construction period there will be effects on Eglinton Avenue East as the work proceeds.  We have […]

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Birchmount Road Renewal

Residents who live along Birchmount Road will have received notices indicating that the street is to be fully renewed from St. Clair Avenue East to Eglinton Avenue East.  As you will know last year Toronto Water undertook extensive work along the street to upgrade water infrastructure serving homes in the area.  While the road was […]

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Red Light Camera Update

As you are aware, the City has been operating the Red Light Camera (RLC) Program since 1998 and has seen significant safety benefits at intersections where cameras are used. The number of angle collisions (those most indicative of red light running) causing death, serious injury or property damage have been reduced by over 60 percent […]

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Scarborough Bicycle Hub Launch

Join Scarborough Cycles for the launch of Ward 35’s Bicycle Hub on Saturday, June 18th from 12-2 p.m. at AccessPoint on the Danforth. Come out for a ribbon cutting, bicycle safety checks, a mini bike rodeo, and fun activities for the kids! A group ride to Rosetta McClain Gardens has been organized for 2p.m.

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Hydro Overhead – Project Brimorton – McCowan (E12679)

Toronto Hydro is working to improve the reliability of the electricity system in our community. The project is expected to begin by early July 2015 with an approximate completion date of late November 2015. The boundaries include Brimorton Drive (North), McCowan Road (East), Danforth Road (South), and Victoria Park Avenue (West). If you have any […]

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Extreme cold temperatures can affect water service in Toronto

How to prevent or thaw frozen water pipes and report watermain breaks With extreme cold temperatures forecast to continue, the City of Toronto is reminding residents to protect the drinking water pipes in their home to prevent them from freezing. There are also a number of steps that residents can take if they have no […]

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Toronto Water Meter Program non-compliance fees

The contractor Neptune has now completed work in our area for the mandatory Water Meter Program–a program initiated to replace and install new automated water metres in every household across Toronto. As part of compliance efforts, those who have not installed the new water meter by July 1st will be charged additional fees. These fees affect […]

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2015 Planned Street Furniture

Each year, I work with City staff to ensure that Ward 35 receives its fair share of City planned installations of street furniture. Additionally, residents can call 311 to make a request for street furniture in their neighbourhood. City staff will begin a study of the request and approve the installation if they find the […]

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