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February 15, 2015 – 50th Anniversary of National Flag Day of Canada

February 15th marks the 50th anniversary of National Flag Day in Canada when we celebrate this enduring emblem of what it means to be a proud Canadian.

On February 15, 1965, Canada’s red and white maple leaf flag flew for the very first time. Governor General Georges Vanier, Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson and thousands of Canadians watched on Parliament Hill as the Canadian Red Ensign, bearing the Union Jack and the Shield of the Royal Arms of Canada was lowered and then, on the stroke of 12 o’clock noon, Canada’s new flag was raised.

Extreme cold temperatures affecting water service and City’s response times for service calls

Prolonged, extreme cold temperatures are having an impact on the private drinking water pipes in many homes and buildings, as well as water meters and the City of Toronto’s watermains, causing delays in response times to service calls.

Should you wish to report a problem you can either call us at 416 321 2788 or fill in the constitunecy assistance intake form. Click here 

February 19, 2015 – Seollal – Korean New Year

I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Korean community on the occasion of Seollal or Korean New Year.

Seollal is the first day of the lunar calendar and is a family holiday which lasts three days.  Many people return to their hometowns to visit their parents and other relatives.

February 15, 2015 – Serbian National Day

I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Serbian community on the occasion of Serbian National Day.

Serbian National Day is observed on February 15th and marks the anniversary of the First Serbian Uprising in 1804 and the adoption of the first Serbian Constitution in 1835.