HistoricTO Brings Toronto History Home

HistoricTO Brings Toronto History Home

Gibson House is launching a new walking tour of Gibson Park, Dempsey Park, and York Cemetery while City of Toronto guides teach you about some of the history of the local neighbourhood. The tours happen four times daily from Wednesday to Sunday every week. To purchase tickets, you can click here.

These tours are a part of the new HistoricTO initiative, which has walking tours at all of Toronto’s Historic Museums. While the museums themselves will all remain closed until September, the city has provided never before seen access to their …

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Why We Should All Wear Masks In Elevators

Why We Should All Wear Masks In Elevators

We now understand enough about COVID-19 to know why the common areas of highrise buildings –  elevators in particular – can be dangerous places.  The virus is easily transmitted; it’s passed on by people with no symptoms; it can be spread through small particles that are emitted when we talk or breathe; it can  hang in the air for several hours in indoor spaces.  In short, the virus loves places like elevators.

This week, the Mayor and Medical Officer of Health asked all condos and apartments  …

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Priority Bus Lanes to be Debated at City Council

Next week, Council will consider a recommendation to install about 8.5kms of priority bus lanes on Eglinton Ave E, Kingston Rd and Morningside Ave. These lanes seek to create a more frequent, reliable, and faster transit service along the corridor by giving buses a route uninterrupted by other traffic.

While Eglinton Ave is the only route recommended for implementation this year, a report to the TTC board has also flagged Finch Ave E and Steeles Ave W as priorities to be looked at in “2022 and …

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