Toronto residents who live near ravines and forests – typical coyote habitat – can expect an increase in coyote sightings during this time of year. Coyotes are active day and night, but prefer to hunt after dusk or before dawn.
Councillor Michael Thompson (Ward 37 Scarborough Centre), Chair of the City of Toronto's Economic Development Committee and Invest Toronto, and George Spezza, the City's Director of Business Growth Services, are currently on a business mission in Central and South America.
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."
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.