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Changes to Toronto's Eglinton Avenue East HOV lanes

August 29, 2014
 
Starting September 2, the City of Toronto is changing the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane restrictions along Eglinton Avenue East between Leslie Street and Cedar Drive, east of Markham Road. Currently, passenger vehicles carrying three or more passengers are permitted to use the HOV lanes. With the new change, vehicles carrying two or more passengers will now be permitted to use these lanes. 

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Health warning issued on consuming wild mushrooms

August 27, 2014 
 
Toronto Public Health is advising the public of the potential health risks associated with eating wild mushrooms after a Toronto resident was hospitalized after consuming wild mushrooms identified as ÔÇťAmanita" (bisporigera species), which can be fatal. 

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City of Toronto recognized for environmental achievement

August 15, 2014 
 
At the August 15 meeting of the Parks and Environment Committee, Clean Air Partnership recognized the City of Toronto for its progress on meeting its commitments as part of the GTA Clean Air Council 2012-14 Inter-Governmental Declaration on Clean Air and Climate Change. Toronto is the only municipality in the Council that has achieved all of the targets associated with the Clean Air Council Declaration commitments.

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IdeaSpace introduced as new online engagement tool for Torontonians

August 22, 2014 
 
The City of Toronto has launched a new online engagement platform called IdeaSpace. The introduction of IdeaSpace at http://www.toronto.ca/ideaspace is the beginning of a year-long pilot project aimed at increasing engagement with Toronto residents. 

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Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Toronto

August 12, 2014 
 
Toronto Public Health (TPH) has received a lab report indicating mosquitoes in Toronto have tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). This is the first positive test for WNV in Toronto for 2014. 

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