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Scarborough Seedy Saturday & Green Fair

Scarborough Seedy Saturday & Green Fair is back! Please mark your calendar and stop in: Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 11am – 4 pm at Blessed Cardinal Newman High School 100 Brimley Rd. South (south of Kingston Rd) Scarborough, M1M 3X4 We have a fabulous lineup of vendors, community groups,…
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City of Toronto offers free and affordable activities during March Break

During March Break, March 16 to 20, the City of Toronto will offer free and low-cost activities at its community centres, parks and historic sites. Highlights of Parks, Forestry and Recreation division activities and attractions follow, in addition to information about Toronto’s historic sites/museums. Camps: March Break recreational camps are…
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TCH Tenant Elections

On March 26th, 2015, residents of Toronto Community Housing will participate in an election to select tenant representatives in TCH buildings across the City. Tenant Representatives play an important role at Toronto Community Housing by: · Representing the interests of tenants in their building/complex; · Listening to tenants and tenant…
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Mobile Pay Parking has arrived in Toronto!

The Toronto Parking Authority (TPA) has launched a new Green P App. It replaces the existing Green P parking location app. An exciting feature of this updated app is Green P Mobile Pay. This is a new initiative being introduced as an easy and convenient way to pay for parking…
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City of Toronto honours sponsors of Trees Across Toronto

As Chair of Parks and Environment, I was pleased to be part of the ceremony to honour the sponsors of Trees Across Toronto at City Hall last month. Trees Across Toronto brings together government, residents and the private sector to grow our urban forest by planting trees in parks. The…
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City of Toronto has issued interim property tax bills

The City of Toronto has sent property owners their 2015 interim property tax bill – the first of two regular tax bills that will be mailed this year. The 2015 final tax bill will be mailed in May. 

 Payment due dates for the interim tax bills under the regular…
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City of Toronto and Ontario 211 Helpline

Tomorrow is 211 Day across North America. To mark 211 Day, the City of Toronto and the 211 Ontario helpline are partnering to educate residents on how to make the right call if they want or need help. 211 is answered live, 24 hours a day, every day of the…
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FREE INCOME TAX CLINIC

You may qualify for free assistance in filing your income tax if you have a family income of LESS than: $30,000 for a single person $40,000 for a couple $35,000 for a single parent with 1 child $45,000 for a couple with 1 child (+ $2,500 for each additional dependent)…
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City of Toronto preparing to repair potholes and clear catch basins

With spring approaching, the City of Toronto is actively patrolling for potholes as they form on streets. City crews are ready to deal with emergency pothole situations by making temporary repairs. When conditions become drier, crews will make more permanent repairs. The City will be doubling the number of staff…
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Toronto Public Health investigates measles outbreak

Toronto Public Health (TPH) is investigating four lab-confirmed cases of measles, involving two children under 2 years of age and two adults from different families. At this point in the investigation, no source case has yet been identified and there are no known links or contact between the cases. Toronto…
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Rash of robberies target riders leaving TTC

The TTC teamed up with Toronto Police and Toronto Crime Stoppers to help solve a rash of street robberies in Scarborough’s north end. Toronto Police identified a trend in robberies being committed by males 16 to 25 years of age, many of which are targeting people getting off TTC buses…
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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…
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The 2015 City of Toronto Budget as recommended by City Staff

The 2015 Staff Recommended Tax and Rate Supported Budget proposal has now been released. This Budget document is the result of many months preparation by the City’s budget staff. The Budget will be reviewed over the next number of weeks by members of the Budget Committee, of which I am…
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StART Toronto Partnership Program

StART Partnership Program Grant provides funding for community murals. Launched in 2012, StreetARToronto (StART), a program of the City’s Transportation Services Division, is an innovative, public-private partnership designed to develop, support, promote and increase awareness of street art and its role in adding beauty and character to neighbourhoods throughout the…
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Ask Mayor Tory

Rogers TV will be hosting a Mayoral Town Hall with John Tory on Tuesday January 20th from 8pm-9pm, LIVE from the Scarborough Civic Centre. Those who are unable to attend can call-in with questions (416.446.7090) or tweet to #AskMayorTory or attend in person. We are encouraging people to pre-register as…
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This Spot Is Hot

A message from the Cultural Hotspots team: October and November, saw a tremendous amount of activity and celebrations with key signature projects, including We Are Lawrence Avenue with Che Kothari, NEXT: Youth Arts Festival with Manifesto Community Projects and Unity Charity, Youth Arts Pitch Contest with ArtReach and more. NEXT…
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