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City working hard to coordinate construction

There is a myth that the City is not coordinating construction projects on our streets. In fact, the City has a strong coordination effort in place before any work ever begins. Outside factors such as weather, work by outside agencies, … Continue reading

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WSNCC Offers FREE service to clean up unwanted graffiti

The West Scarborough Neighbourhood Community Centre (WSNCC) is running a StART (Street Art Toronto) Graffiti Program. This program is a free service where youth clean up unwanted Graffiti in the Scarborough Community. This Program also offers mural touch ups, from … Continue reading

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Watermain Replacement on Eglinton

Beginning this month, the City of Toronto is replacing and upsizing existing watermain on Eglinton Avenue East from approximate 190 m west of Midland Avenue to Brimley Road. This project will also involve replacing the City-owned portion of any substandard … Continue reading

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Tree Replacement Program

In 2013, Toronto City Council approved a first ever Strategic Forest Management Plan which includes the strategic goal of increasing canopy cover in Toronto–including trees on both public and private property. Our urban forest is a big part of what … Continue reading

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City of Toronto helping residents celebrate Canada Day

The City of Toronto encourages residents and visitors to enjoy Canada Day and celebrate Canada’s 147th birthday in Toronto on Tuesday, July 1. East Scarborough’s 47th annual Canada Day celebration in Thomson Park will run from 10 a.m. to 4 … Continue reading

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City of Toronto is accepting nominations for Trillium Garden Awards

The nomination deadline for the annual Scarborough District 2014 Trillium Garden Awards is Monday July 7th. The awards recognize Scarborough’s outstanding front gardens that contribute to the beautification of the city through creative landscaping, colourful annual and perennial plantings and … Continue reading

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Beware of potentially misleading communications

Toronto Water has received reports that at least one independent contractor may be distributing potentially misleading communications (such as flyers and notices placed on door knobs) that appear to be designed to look like they are communications from the City … Continue reading

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Independent Review on Hydro’s response to December 2013 ice storm

The Toronto Hydro Independent Review Panel released its report on Toronto Hydro’s performance during the December 2013 ice storm. View full report here and presentation here. The review indicates that Toronto Hydro’s response followed standard emergency management practices; however, several … Continue reading

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Summer Swimming Season Begins

Swimming is a great way to get some exercise and enjoy the outdoors! The City has many options from beaches to pools, organized to leisure. View list of local pools, splash pads and wading pools in our community.  Visit the … Continue reading

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Infrastructure Upgrades in Ward 35

Sanitary Sewer Construction: Pharmacy Ave The contract has been awarded, and construction is scheduled to begin by the end of the month on the sanitary sewer upgrades along Pharmacy Avenue. View construction notice.    Watermain Replacement: Eglinton Avenue East The … Continue reading

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