Category "News"

July 22, 2022 - Newsletter

As we look back on a jam-packed week, and across a jam-packed weekend ahead, we began Friday with a reflection and commemoration to honour the lives taken too soon in the East End on July 22, 2018. In our communities and across Toronto, our...

Progress on EV Strategy

The race to respond to climate change is on, and here at the City of Toronto we have set an aggressive target for ourselves: reaching net zero emissions by 2040. But, our EV charging infrastructure is lacking - with only .2 chargers for 1000...

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

July 23, 2022 Starting Thursday, July 28, as per guidance from the Ontario government, children aged six months to under five years will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Parents and caregivers will be able to book paediatric...

July 8, 2022 - Newsletter

Today's wifi and reception outages with Rogers have thrown everyone for a loop! Thank you all for your patience with one another — I hope that the impacts to your day have been minimal, particularly for our small businesses and...

New Affordable Housing Projects in #BEY

It’s no secret - Toronto is facing a housing crisis, and we need an all hands on deck approach to find solutions. Working with our government partners is one piece of the puzzle. Today we announced 7 new affordable housing projects...

Mayor John Bauters Visits Toronto!

Welcome to Toronto, Mayor John Bauters! Great to have the Mayor of Emeryville, California here in Toronto to talk road safety and active commuting, show him how our city has benefited from investments in cycling infrastructure, and pick up some...

East York Canada Day Parade

One of East York’s most iconic traditions - the Canada Day Parade - is finally back after a two year hiatus! Great to be walking the East York Canada Day Parade, and celebrating with neighbours all along the route today....

Canada Day at the Shomoy Mela

Great Canada Day evening celebrating with everyone at the Shomoy Mela at Dentonia Park. What is more Canadian than communities from all over the world coming together- after 2 years apart- to celebrate being Canadian? Thx to Alamgir...

ArtScape Board Strategy Retreat

Was fortunate to be surrounded by powerful minds this afternoon at the Artscape Board Strategy Retreat, where we focused on ways to keep boosting #TO’s creative economy, arts & innovation culture, and provide more spaces and places for...

June 24, 2022 - Newsletter

June 24, 2022 - Newsletter Hi Neighbour, Summer is officially here, and with that brings all the festivals, events, parades and gatherings that make Beaches-East York so special. With so much going on in #BEY and across the City,...

Final TMAC Meeting of the Term

As we wrap the final TMAC meeting of the term - great to celebrate the achievements of #TO’s best and brightest in the sector and our continued work to support music in the city. From launching Amplified Music on Patios, to a new Live Music...

Luminato Fest 2022

#TO has long been home to a vibrant & diverse arts ecosystem. After 2 years away, @luminatofestival is back doing what they do best: showcasing and amplifying our top-notch local talent and community creativity. Special moment this...