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Biodiversity the focus of Chief Planner Roundtable in Toronto this week

May 10, 2017

The City of Toronto's 2017 Chief Planner Roundtable series kicks off with a conversation that focuses on the critical role biodiversity plays within varied ecosystems, including urban ecosystems. 

The roundtable will take place on Friday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to noon in Committee Room 1 at Toronto City Hall. Members of the public are welcome to attend in person or watch it live-streamed at http://www.toronto.ca/planning/chiefplannerroundtable.

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Three-week closure of Dundas-Parliament intersection for streetcar track replacement and other road work

May 10, 2017

The intersection of Dundas and Parliament Streets in Toronto will be fully closed in all directions from Monday, May 15 at 5 a.m. to Monday, June 5 to allow for TTC track replacement work as well as road and sidewalk repairs.

From June 6 to 10, one lane of traffic in each direction will be open to allow traffic to travel through the intersection while the last part of the work is being completed.

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Lane restrictions on Lake Shore Boulevard and Woodbine Avenue start next week for road construction work

May 8, 2017

Lake Shore Boulevard from east of Leslie Street to Woodbine Avenue in Toronto, along with Woodbine Avenue between Lake Shore Boulevard and Queen Street East, will be reduced to one lane in each direction from May 15 to late July for road resurfacing work.

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New book and photo exhibition celebrate Toronto's natural parklands

May 9, 2017

The City of Toronto today announced the publication of a new, hardcover coffee-table book entitled An Enduring Wilderness: Toronto's Natural Parkland. The book celebrates the natural parkland and ravine system that covers more than 4,000 hectares across the city.

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Lane restrictions on Allen Road for bridge construction work

May 8, 2017

Allen Road in Toronto will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Lawrence Avenue West and Ranee Avenue overnight (10 p.m. to 5 a.m.) from May to July to accommodate bridge rehabilitation work at the Flemington Road underpass.

The work, which is getting underway this week, is being done to improve the quality of the bridge structure and make it safer for vehicles and pedestrians.

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