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May 28, 2020 – COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates – May 28, 2020

ActiveTO Bicycle Lanes

Today, City Council approved the expansion of Toronto’s cycling network through the ActiveTO program. Bicycle lanes will be implemented on Huntingwood Drive to allow for safer and better physical distancing. 

Bicycle path on Hydro Corridor

In the past, we communicated with many of you with regard to the proposed bicycle trail on the Hydro Corridor on the south side of McNicoll Avenue between Pharmacy Avenue and Birchmount Road.

Currently, the City is reviewing electromagnetic field data and finalizing agreements with utility providers with infrastructure in the vicinity of the trail. The time needed to complete this work has not been determined and the project will be deferred until further notice. Read more…

Well-Being During COVID-19 Teleconference

I will be hosting a teleconference on how to stay mentally healthy during COVID-19 this Friday, May 29, 2020 at 7:00 PM. Joining in this teleconference will be psychologists and psychiatrists.
Phone: +1-416-915-6530

Follow the prompts and then enter the access code: 288 491 712

 

 Face Mask and Hand Sanitizer Giveaway

I am giving away face masks and hand sanitizers on Saturday, May 30th   from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm and Saturday, June 6th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

In order to be able to pick up face masks and hand sanitizers, please click here to pre-register and we will notify you which day you can come to pick up masks and sanitizers. Further details regarding pick-up will be sent to you by e-mail. If you have unsubscribed from our email list we will not be able to communicate with you.

You need help with filling your income tax ACSA’s Free Tax Clinic has gone virtual!

Tax filing support available to individuals and families with low and modest income and a simple tax situation Read more…

Please take a moment to pass along this message to your family, neighbours and friends. If you would like to sign someone up for our e-mailing list, please send me their e-mail addresses at  jim@karygiannis.net  .

COVID-19 cases reported in Toronto

  • 10,726 total cases
  • 201 new cases (48 more new cases from the day before)
  • 367 hospitalized with 82 in ICU
  • 800 deaths
  • 7,944 recovered

Full details from Toronto Public Health,

City of Toronto

  • As we head into the summer months, please make sure that you keep your lawn and garden looking good. Read more..
  • You cannot park on the boulevard area between the curb and sidewalk (which is referred to as the “apron”) according to Chapter 918 of the Toronto Municipal Code. It obstructs drivers’ line of sight. Read more..
  • If you are doing renovations you may require a building permit. During COVID-19, many renovations have begun without a building permit. Please refrain from any renovation that may require a building permit. Read more..
  • Today, Toronto City Council approved a temporary deferral of property tax payments, without property owners having to incur late payment fees or penalties. City of Toronto property owners with a good payment history – those up-to-date on their tax payments as of March 2020 – can request additional time to pay their taxes without incurring interest and late fees for a six-month period effective June 1 to November 30, 2020. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial hardship resulting from COVID-19, including a prolonged suspension of pay or loss of employment, excessive business revenue loss or business closure, or a pending business insolvency or bankruptcy. For more information, please visit toronto.ca/propertytaxhelp.

Government of Ontario

  • The Government of Ontario is extending the mandate of healthcare professionals who are making the decisions with respect to staffing levels, infection management and resources in long-term care homes during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Government of Canada

  • There were no new updates from the Government of Canada today.

COVID-19每日更新 – 2020528

ActiveTO自行车径

市议会在今天通过了ActiveTO自行车网络扩展计划。Huntingwood Drive将增设自行车径以提供居民更安全和有效地执行社交距离措施的环境。

在电塔通道草坪的自行车径

我们过去曾向您提及过在McNicoll Avenue以南与在 Pharmacy Avenue 和Birchmont Road之间的电塔通道新建新的自行车径的计划。

市政府目前正在研究该处的电磁场数据,并正与有关公用事业公司签订基建协议。工程时间表仍有待落实,至另行通知为止。

有关在疫情期间保持身心健康的电话会议

我将会在本周五(5月29日)晚上7时主持一场有关如何在疫情期间保持身心健康的电话会议。与会的讲者包括专业的心理学家和精神科医生。

如果您有意参与该电话会议,请于会举行时间致电加入。

电话: +1-416-915-6530

按照指示输入会议代码:288 491 712

口罩和洗手液派发

我将在5月30日(星期六)上午9:00至下午1:30 和6月6日(星期六)从早上10:00至下午2:00向居民派发口罩和洗手液。

请在此网页注册申请领取口罩和洗手液并填上你选择领取口罩的日期。我们将会把有关领取当日的详情通过电邮发送给您。如果您取消订阅我们的电子邮件,我们将无法向您提供相有关资讯。

如果您在申报所得事情上需要帮助,ACSA正在网上为低收入和中等收入而且务状况简单的人士及家庭提供免费的税务协助。更多详情: 点击这里

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COVID-19 多伦多市累计个案

  • 10,726宗累计确诊病例
  • 201宗新病例 (较日前多48宗)
  • 367名患者需要入院,其中82人在重症监护病房留医
  • 累计800人死亡
  • 累计7,944人康复

更多详情请参阅多伦多公共卫生部网页

多伦多市政府

  • 请在今年夏季里保持您的草坪和花园整洁。更多详情: 点击这里
  • 根据《多伦多市政法规》第918章,您不能将车辆停泊在路边「崖子」和行人道之间(俗称“围裙”apron)的区域。这是因为在此区域停泊会阻碍司机的视线。更多详情: 点击这里
  • 装修工程可能需要建筑许可证方可执行。若果您在疫情期间未经许可便开始了工程,请暂停任何需要建筑许可证但未获批准的工程。更多详情:点击这里
  • 多伦多市议会在今天通过了暂缓征收缴物业税的动议,而物业持有人不需缴付额外的过期付款引起的额外付款或其他罚款。拥有良好付款记录的业主 – 截至2020年3月已缴交了所有税款的业主可以要求在免息免罚的情况下得到最多6个月的额外期限准备缴纳2020年6月1日至2020年11月30日期间的未缴税款。申请人必须能够证明COVID-19疫情带来了如长期停薪或失去工作、过多的业务收入损失,业务倒闭、或企业将临破产或已破产等的财务困难。更多详情请浏览toronto.ca/propertytax

安大略省政府

  • 省政府正在扩大医疗专业人员的职责范围以包括在COVID-19爆发期间就长期护理院的人力管理、感染管理和资源管理做出决定。

加拿大联邦政府

  • 联邦政府在今天没有任何更新。