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Picnics & Social Gatherings

Many of our parks offer great opportunities for large family reunions, big group picnics or outdoor events of all types. Are you looking to have a picnic or outdoor social gathering within a City park? Any gathering over 25 people, or a gathering that requires a designated “picnic” site, like a picnic shelter, must have a permit.

Should the speed limit on Pharmacy Avenue be lowered? – 应该降低Pharmacy大道的限速吗?

Should the speed limit on Pharmacy Avenue be lowered?

Recently, City of Toronto staff prepared a report which indicated that lower speeds on residential streets will reduce the risk of major injuries to pedestrians and cyclists in the event of a crash. The report also indicated that noise reduction is usually associated with lower speeds. Pharmacy Avenue is a major thoroughfare in our community comprised of small businesses, high rises, residential homes, a church and a school.

Let’s Clean Toronto Together! – 让我们一起清洁多伦多!

Let’s Clean Toronto Together!

It’s time for Toronto’s annual spring clean-up, known as Let’s Clean Toronto Together! Why not gather your friends, neighbours, co-workers and classmates to clean up a park, laneway or other space that needs your help. Friday, April 22nd, which is Earth Day, is the Corporate and School 20-Minute Makeover and Saturday, April 23rd and Sunday April 24th are the Community Clean-up Days.

Toronto’s Home Energy Loan Program – 多伦多家居能源贷款计划

Toronto’s Home Energy Loan Program

If you are thinking about renovating your home, you may qualify for a low-interest loan from the City for your home energy improvements. For many people, the high, up-front costs of upgrading insulation, replacing an old furnace, or installing a high efficiency water heater can be a deterrent to taking action.

Toronto’s Home Energy Loan Program – 多伦多家居能源贷款计划

If you are thinking about renovating your home, you may qualify for a low-interest loan from the City for your home energy improvements. For many people, the high, up-front costs of upgrading insulation, replacing an old furnace, or installing a high efficiency water heater can be a deterrent to taking action. Through The Home Energy Loan Program, or ‘HELP’, the City will provide funding required to complete the improvements. The homeowner repays the City, over time, by installments, on their property tax bill.  The loan can be repaid at any time, without penalty. You may qualify if: you own a detached, semi-detached or row house in Toronto; all of the property owners on the title consent to the Program;  your property tax and utility payments to the City are in good standing; and, you obtain written consent from your mortgage lender, if applicable. Funding for the City’s Home Energy Loan Program will end in December 2016.   To learn more about ‘HELP’ and how to apply visit www.livegreentoronto.ca or send an email to homeenergyloan@toronto.ca or call 311.

 

 

 

如果您正在考虑装修您的家,您可能有资格从市府获得改进家居能源的低息贷款。 许多人想改用高效的绝缘料、更换旧火炉、或安装高效率热水器但因费用昂贵从而不敢行动。 通过家居能源贷款计划,或“HELP”,市府将提供需要的资金来改进设施。房主偿还贷款给市府可在其房产物业税中分期支付,房东也可以随时偿还贷款,而不受惩罚。 合资格者包括: 您在多伦多拥有独立、半独立屋或联排房屋; 物业的所有业主都赞成参加这个计划; 您的物业税和水费并无欠款; 您从您的抵押贷款机构获得书面同意,如果适用的话。 市府的家居能源贷款计划的资金将在2016年12月结束。 了解更多关于“HELP”和如何申请请浏览www.livegreentoronto.ca 或发送电子邮件homeenergyloan@toronto.ca或拨打311。

March 11, 2016 – City of Toronto offers many free and affordable activities during March Break

During March Break, March 14 to 18, the City of Toronto will offer free and low-cost activities at its community centres, parks and historic sites. Highlights of Parks, Forestry and Recreation division activities and attractions follow, in addition to information about Toronto’s historic sites/museums.