Mayor Olivia Chow unveils new Terry Fox public artwork 

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Toronto – Toronto Mayor Olivia Chow and Deputy Mayor Ausma Malik (Spadina-Fort York) were joined by Darrell Fox, brother of Terry Fox, to reveal the new public art project “We Are Shaped by the Obstacles We Face”, which commemorates the legacy of Canadian humanitarian and activist Terry Fox. Also on hand for the unveiling will be representatives from the Legacy …

Chow proclaims August as Emancipation Month in Toronto

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Toronto – Mayor Olivia Chow proclaimed August as Emancipation Month in Toronto. Throughout the month of August, the City of Toronto will offer programming to acknowledge the legacy and history of slavery in Canada and to celebrate its abolition. The City has proclaimed August 1 Emancipation Day since 1998 and Emancipation Month in August since 2019. The City also has …

Providing recycling services amid Extended Producer Responsibility transition

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Toronto – The City of Toronto has reached an agreement to continue to provide recycling collection services to the residents of Toronto throughout the transition of Ontario’s Blue Box Program to Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), which will take place from July 1, 2023 to December 31, 2025. As part of the agreement, the City will also continue to provide transfer …

Tory attends Dragon Ball

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Toronto – Toronto Mayor John Tory attended the Dragon Ball alongside Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, Raymond Cho, Minister for Seniors and Accessibility, and others.  

Toronto homeowners to submit property occupancy status by Feb 2

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Toronto – The City of Toronto is reminding all homeowners to submit a declaration of their property’s 2022 occupancy status by Thursday, February 2 to determine if the property is subject to the new Vacant Home Tax. Declarations of occupancy status should be made through the City’s secure online declaration portal at Those who do not have access to a …

Ken & Marilyn Thomson Patient Care Centre opens

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Ontario – The Ontario government has said grand opening of the Ken and Marilyn Thomson Patient Care Centre is heartwarming. Toronto Mayor John Tory said: “It truly is the heart of the East, with incredible doctors, nurses and caregivers that help folks, right here in the East End. It is because of them that made this new care centre possible.”