Toronto studying how motorcyclists can drive between lanes of traffic at red lights
Toronto is studying possibly allowing motorcyclists to move between traffic while at a red light, a practice that advocates say would increase safety.
Read full article https://toronto.citynews.ca/2018/07/14/toronto-studying-motorcyclists-can-drive-lanes-traffic-red-lights/
City launching 5 programs to help residents reduce waste through bike repair hubs, canning workshops
The city wants you to repurpose abandoned bicycles, repair your ripped clothing and share that extra food that grows in your garden.
Read full article https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/city-community-reduce-program-reuse-toronto-bike-1.4744582
DUKE Heights BIA, Osgoode Law School launch online legal info service
Free service open to local businesses. York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School and the DUKE Heights Business Improvement Area (BIA) recently launched a free online legal information service for BIA members.
Read full article https://www.toronto.com/news-story/8289921-duke-heights-bia-osgoode-law-school-launch-online-legal-info-service/
A Community Initiative Comes to Life at the New Driftwood Parkette Playground
On August 13th over 200 volunteers came together at Driftwood Parkette (359 Driftwood Ave.) for the one-day build of a new playground. The playground is a result of a partnership between Councillor Anthony Perruzza’s office, the City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation department, local residents, and organizations.
Read full article https://www.downsviewadvocate.ca/2016/10/community-initiative-comes-life-new-driftwood-parkette-playground/
North York neighbourhood rebranded as Duke Heights
A neighbourhood in North York is getting a makeover in more ways than one. The large industrial area between Dufferin and Keele streets is welcoming a new identity after being renamed Duke Heights. Ward 8 Coun. Anthony Perruzza told CBC News the name change is only the beginning of what is to come for the neighbourhood with major transit projects on the way.
Read full article https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/duke-heights-1.3355258
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Aging community housing buildings in need of repair
The recent report released by the Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis has tied improvements to Toronto Community Housing to increased social and economic opportunity.
Read full article https://torontoobserver.ca/2015/10/07/aging-community-housing-buildings-in-need-of-repair/