Toronto City Council

1st Meetings of 2022-2026 Toronto City Council held

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Toronto – The First Meeting of the 2022-2026 Toronto City Council term will take place on Wednesday, November 23 and Thursday, November 24. The meeting will feature ceremonial elements, confirm the election results, make appointments and address urgent Council business. The agenda for the First Meeting is available on the City’s website. Council make-up This term, there are nine new Members …

Christmas tree on Nathan Phillips Square

Christmas tree arrival, announces Cavalcade of Lights

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Toronto – City of Toronto signalled the start of the holiday season, welcoming its official 16.75-metre (55-foot) Christmas tree to Nathan Phillips Square. Tree decorations and preparations for the 56th annual Cavalcade of Lights presented by Desjardins Financial Group will begin on Tuesday, November 15. Cavalcade of Lights will kick off on Saturday, November 26 and run until Saturday, January …

Indigenous Legacy Gathering on Nathan Phillips Square

Indigenous Legacy Gathering on Nathan Phillips Square

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Toronto – City of Toronto is joining Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre (TCFNCC) for the Indigenous Legacy Gathering event acknowledging and honouring residential school survivors and the generations of Indigenous Peoples affected. Undertaken by TCFNCC, in collaboration with the City, the Indigenous Legacy Gathering showcases and celebrates the diversity of Indigenous Peoples’ cultures, traditions and languages through workshops, presentations, …

Sunrise Ceremony at Nathan Phillips Square

Sunrise Ceremony at Nathan Phillips Square

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Toronto – Mayor John Tory proclaimed National Indigenous Peoples Day following a Sunrise Ceremony at Nathan Phillips Square, organized by the City of Toronto, which honoured Indigenous traditions and culture. The annual event returned to Nathan Phillips Square for the first time since 2019. This year, the Sunrise Ceremony was led by Elder Garry Sault of the Mississaugas of the …

Bike Month in Toronto

Bike Month in Toronto

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Toronto – Calling all cyclists! Bike Month – Toronto’s annual celebration of cycling – will kick off on Monday, May 30 with the annual group ride to Nathan Phillips Square on Bike to Work Day. Cyclists from across the city are invited to join the group commute at one of four starting points and ride to Nathan Phillips Square for …

Ukraine march

Thousands gathered at Nathan Phillips Square to support Ukraine

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Toronto – Thousands of people gathered in Toronto’s downtown core in support of Ukraine and finally reached the Nathan Phillips Square. Among them was also Toronto Mayor John Tory and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland. Freeland, while standing at the podium near City Hall, said: “I think all of us today should let the people of Ukraine know, the leaders of …

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Enjoy fun, safe Family Day in Toronto

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Toronto – The City of Toronto is encouraging residents to enjoy a fun, safe Family Day today, February 21 by visiting City pools, skating rinks, history sites, conservatories or zoos. This long weekend is an opportunity to rediscover Toronto and all it has to offer by spending quality time with family and friends. Open City facilities and attractions include:  Indoor …