Cultura 2017 (July 7, 14, 21 & 28)

Cultura 2017 (July 7, 14, 21 & 28)

The Cultura Festival returns Friday July 7 for our annual outdoor summer celebration of music, food, dance and film in Mel Lastman Square.

The free festival, enjoyed by all ages, begins at 6 p.m. each Friday in July with strolling musicians, street performers, tango dancing, activities for families, and some of the city’s best food vendors serving specialities from around the world. Great music on the main stage begins at 8 p.m., followed each evening by a world-class busker and an award-winning feature film.

From its founding …

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Building & Development: Inside the War Zone

Building & Development: Inside the War Zone

Some developers no longer even feign interest in following the city’s planning rules. Far too many choose instead to submit proposals they know don’t come close to following the rules. When these proposals are rejected by city Planning staff and City Council, they appeal those decisions to the developer-friendly Ontario Municipal Board.  Here are just some of the developments and secondary plans headed there:

Sheppard West Secondary Plan
Earlier this year Council adopted a new secondary plan for Sheppard Ave. West, between Beecroft Rd. and slightly west …

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March break camps

During March break, the City of Toronto will offer free and low-cost activities at its community centres, pools, parks, ski hills and heritage sites.  More details about camps are available at http://www.toronto.ca/camps, more details about drop-in programs are available at http://toronto.ca/parks or by calling 311.

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

In addition to bringing you the latest news, I also want to extend to you and your families my very best wishes for this holiday season.  No matter what your plans are, I hope you have a chance to celebrate the season and enjoy a few days with family or friends.  I look forward to continuing our work together in 2014.

Over the holidays my office will be staffed on regular work days, but not on weekends or holidays.  If you have any urgent issues, remember …

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