COVID-19 Updates – May 29,2020
Motion 10 at May 28th Toronto City Council Meeting
At City Council yesterday, I introduced the following Motion:
“That City Council request Mayor Tory and the City Manager to engage the Federal and Provincial Governments to assist in the City of Toronto with sustainable funding so that the City of Toronto does not need to raise the property taxes beyond the rate of inflation next year”.
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.
COVID-19 Updates – May 27, 2020
Thank You For Physical Distancing. Please Keep It Up!
Today, Toronto Public Health released a map showing COVID-19 case counts by neighbourhoods. I want to remind everyone that we must remain vigilant and maintain good public health and hygiene practices. We cannot let all our hard work go to waste.
COVID-19 Updates – May 25, 2020
Well-Being During COVID-19 Teleconeference
I will be hosting a teleconference on how to stay mentally healthy during COVID-19. Joining in this teleconference will be psychologists and psychiatrists specializing in mental health. Details regarding how to join the teleconference will be provided later this week. If you would like to send in questions for the teleconference, please send my assistant an e-mail at email@example.com .
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) today issued a Heat Warning for Toronto, which starts today and is forecast to end Wednesday, May 27. Read more…
Paramedic Services Week
COVID-19 Updates – May 24, 2020
Trinity Bellwoods Park Disgrace
COVID-19 Updates – May 22, 2020
I had the pleasure of attending the re-opening of the Food Bank at 2743 Victoria Park Ave and giving free donated PPE (face masks) to the residents
COVID-19 Updates – May 21 2020
Opening up does not mean we do foolish things. The picture below is just one such occasion from one of our residents outside their home. Please use common sense and let’s make sure we all stay safe.
COVID-19 Updates – May 20 2020
Yesterday, I had the privilege of delivering an additional 5,000 masks to . Mr. Dave Mitchell, President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 79.
The men and women of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 79 are those employees who work teaching children at City Child Care Centres; caring for the sick and elderly in long-term care homes; and, ensuring that building codes and safety standards are enforced. they are continuing to work for us during the COVID-10 crisis.
COVID-19 Updates – May 19, 2020
Today is the first day of easing retail restrictions by the Province. While I know that many are eager to go back to work, visit stores and resume recreation activities, I encourage you to be cautious and take measures to protect yourself and others. When around and about please exercise social distancing and wear a face mask. Being careful now will help us reduce the spread and support the reopening of the City.