New chair of Infrastructure and Environment Committee in Toronto

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Toronto – Toronto Mayor John Tory has appointed the new chair of the Infrastructure and Environment Committee. He said: Looking forward to working with Jennifer McKelvie, Deputy Mayor of Toronto, Councillor for Scarborough-Rouge Park in her role as chair of the Infrastructure and Environment Committee.”

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Toronto releases ActiveTO Midtown Complete Street Pilot data

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Toronto – City of Toronto released the most recent data from the ActiveTO Midtown Complete Street Pilot, which saw the installation of cafés, bikeways and other streetscape improvements on Yonge Street, between Bloor Street and Davisville Avenue. The pilot provides support for local businesses and surrounding communities by expanding outdoor patio areas, improving safety and comfort for all road users, …

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Toronto launching public consultation on next stage of reducing single-use, takeaway items

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Toronto – The City of Toronto is undertaking a third phase of public consultation on reducing the use of single-use and takeaway items. A single-use or takeaway item is any product designed for a single use, which is then disposed of in the garbage, Blue Bin (recycling) or Green Bin (organics). Typically, these items are not designed for durability or …