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Toronto at Your Service
Holiday Food and Toy Drive
Give our furry friends a holiday gift!
City of Toronto’s Corporate Strategic Plan
Bylaw updates: Vehicle-for-Hire
Reduced speed limits
Construction Hub Coordination Pilot
Leading the way for automated vehicles
A trial for sidewalk plows
New transit stop platforms on King
Portion of westbound Fleet Street closed
Stay alert after end of daylight saving time
Ready for winter weather
Free ice skating at Union Station
A new skating rink has opened on Front Street at Union Station until January 4! Bring your skates and helmet or take advantage of free rentals (as well as lessons) compliments of Union Station and TD. The rink is open Sunday to Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Thursday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (weather permitting). Check out the beautiful holiday decorations and enjoy music from local DJs, snacks and beverages and shopping for holiday gifts. Learn more about the ice rink and events and activities.
Winter Warm Up on King
City Hall Christmas Concert
Ring in the New Year at Nathan Phillips Square
Mayor’s Skate Party – Jan. 12
Toronto Reference Library’s You, Me, Us exhibit
This year’s family-focused exhibit in the TD Gallery at Toronto Reference Library is “You, Me, Us: Outstanding Books For and About Young People with Disabilities.” The exhibit highlights “the best of the best” from Toronto Public Library’s International Board on Books for Young People Collection for Young People with Disabilities. Featuring international, multilingual, multi-format books and works of art that are recognized for their exceptional content and design, the exhibit runs until January 26. Guided tours are offered on Tuesdays at 2 p.m.
2020 Waste Collection Calendars
Save on holiday shopping with Live Green Perks
Cleaning up our waterways
Water-saving programs for businesses
Waste Reduction Community Grants are back!
Toronto’s Greenest Choice
Toronto’s Electric Vehicle Strategy
Circular economy in action at the local level
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle this holiday season
Proper winter waste collection
If waste bins are not set out correctly in the winter, it can make it difficult for crews to collect them. Follow these tips to ensure safe and efficient collection throughout the winter season:
- Ensure items are put out before 7 a.m. on collection day.
- Keep bins 0.5 metre (2 ft) apart to make enough room for automated collection.
- Find a clear, visible and accessible spot near the street to put your bin. Bins should not block the sidewalk.
- If it snows, clear snow away from around your bins. Please do not place bins on snowbanks.
- If there is a snow storm, hold on to electronic waste or oversized items until the next collection date.
- If collection is missed, go to 311 online or call 311 to report it.
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