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Extension of bus bypass lanes will improve transit service on Don Valley Parkway

November 28, 2016
 
The City of Toronto, Metrolinx and the Toronto Transit Commission have worked to expand a program that allows authorized transit vehicles to use dedicated lanes along parts of the Don Valley Parkway when traffic is moving slowly.

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'It takes a village to raise a child' campaign launched to spread the word about Toronto's new Raising the Village initiative

November 28, 2016
 
Councillor James Pasternak (Ward 10 York Centre), Chair of the Community Development and Recreation Committee, along with City of Toronto staff and members of the Toronto Child and Family Network, today launched the Raising the Village initiative as well as a supportive advertising campaign under the slogan "It takes a village to raise a child."

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City of Toronto outdoor ice rinks begin to open this weekend

November 25, 2016
 
Mayor John Tory will help the City of Toronto begin opening its outdoor artificial ice rinks at 3 p.m. tomorrow with a skate at Otter Creek, 140 Cheritan Ave. Beginning tomorrow, weather permitting, 15 rinks will open, including featured locations such as the rink at Nathan Phillips Square, the covered rink and ice skating trail at Greenwood Park and the ice skating trail at Colonel Samuel Smith Park. The remaining 36 outdoor rinks are scheduled to open Saturday, December 3. 

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Holiday Wish List a residents' guide for helping homeless and vulnerable people in Toronto this holiday season

November 28, 2016
 
Torontonians who would like to help vulnerable and homeless people in the city this holiday season are encouraged to consider the 2016 Holiday Wish List. 

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Snow clearing for seniors and people with disabilities in Toronto 2016

November 23, 2016                            
 
If you are a senior or disabled resident of Toronto, the City will clear snow from the sidewalk in front of your home in those areas where the service is not provided by machine.

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