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City of Toronto update on status of Toronto Island Park

July 10, 2017

City of Toronto staff continue to closely monitor and assess conditions on Toronto Island Park. Full efforts are underway to resume park operations as soon as conditions permit. Currently, the reopening of sections of Toronto Island Park remains on schedule for Monday, July 31. Adjustments to that date may occur and the actual reopening could be sooner or later, depending on conditions. Updates on the timing will be forthcoming.

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City of Toronto pays tribute to Deputy Mayor Pam McConnell

July 7, 2017        

Deputy Mayor Pam McConnell (Ward 28 Toronto Centre-Rosedale), a long-time member of Toronto City Council, passed away earlier today at the age of 71.

"It is with a heavy heart that I extend deepest condolences on behalf of Toronto City Council to Pam's husband Jim, their daughters Heather Ann and Madelyn, grandchildren and all members of her family," said Mayor John Tory. "Pam was a wonderful advocate for Toronto's most vulnerable residents. She spent much of her career advocating for social justice, education and literacy and poverty reduction. I respected the empathy, passion and common sense she brought to her role. She will be missed immensely but her work has ensured that this city is a stronger and fairer place."

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Two Toronto construction projects – Lake Shore Boulevard and Parliament/Dundas intersection – completed earlier than planned

May 30, 2017

The paving work on Lake Shore Boulevard from Leslie Street to Woodbine Avenue and on Woodbine Avenue from Lake Shore Boulevard to Queen Street East, and construction work on the intersection of Dundas Street and Parliament Street have been completed sooner than originally planned.

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City seeks resident input on Multi-Year Accessibility Plan

June 2, 2017

The City of Toronto is holding four public consultation meetings to assist with updating its Multi-Year Accessibility Plan. The plan outlines the City's strategy to prevent and remove barriers and meet requirements under the standards of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

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New travel-time data helping with management of Toronto's traffic

May 11, 2017

The City of Toronto has begun using both real-time and historical traffic data to support traffic management activities addressing congestion on Toronto's roads.

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