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January 23, 2020 – Update – Wuhan Flu 更新——武汉肺炎 更新——武漢肺炎

Dear Constituents:


On January 23, 2020, the World Health Organization decided that the Wuhan coronavirus is not yet a public health emergency of international concern.

According to the Canadian Minister of Health there are several people in Canada being monitored for signs of the Wuhan coronavirus, but that the risk to Canadians remains low.

Public Health officials are asking Canadians to be vigilant and take precautions the usual measures to reduce the risk of transmission of the flu and respiratory illness. These measures include:

March 30, 2018 – Toronto Hydro Overhead Construction Project at Kennedy/Reidmount

My office has been informed of a Toronto Hydro project taking place within Ward 39. The rebuilding project will involve upgrading overhead electrical cables and replacing hydro poles within the City’s public property allowance.

The boundaries of the project include Reidmount Avenue (North), Reidmount Avenue (East), Sheppard Avenue East (South) and Kennedy Road (West). Please take a look at the map below for the exact boundaries of the project.

December 21, 2017 – Happy New Year – Skate Board Park

Dear Constituent:

Happy New Year may 2018 be healthy and prosperous for you and your family.

I have been working to deliver on the promise of a Fundy Bay Skateboard Park and playground enhancements. In December, I hosted a public meeting with City staff and the design consultant where residents were invited to provide feedback on the proposed plans. The consultation phase is now complete.

Steeles Avenue East Bridge Update from the City of Toronto and Metrolinx

Please see the following update from the City of Toronto regarding the Steeles Avenue East Bridge:

As communicated this past summer, the Steeles Avenue East Bridge Environmental Assessment has now been completed. While City of Toronto staff continues to work with Metrolinx to coordinate the implementation phase, Metrolinx will be leading the design and construction of this project.

Construction is anticipated to occur between 2018 and 2021. There are no specific dates at this time.

The community will receive regular updates about the project from the Councillor’s office, the City and Metrolinx.

If you are interested in learning more about other area projects, the Finch Avenue East Grade Separation and the Finch SmartTrack Station are planning public consultations later this year. Dates are still to be determined. For more information, please visit www.smarttrack.to.

Watermain Cleaning and Relining on Pharmacy Avenue Start Date September 2017

Watermain Cleaning and Relining on Pharmacy Avenue


Contract: 17TW-OS-03CWD

Start Date: September 2017

End Date: December 2017

*Timeline is subject to change.


The City of Toronto will be cleaning and structurally re-lining the watermain in your area starting in the month of September. During this process, the City will also replace the City-owned portion of any substandard water service pipes.

Bell/Aecon Construction Update Fall 2017

Aecon Utilities has been in our ward performing construction for the purpose of upgrading Bell Canada infrastructure to support Fibre cable to your home.

Aecon has been installing new or repairing old infrastructure on the municipal property outside your homes. Most of the work has been completed. Some work requires follow up.

I am aware that not all sidewalks are level after some excavations. Please contact my office directly at (416) 392-1374 to report unlevel sidewalks or other disruptions to your property. I will help get it resolved.

I am working with Aecon to keep excavations, traffic disruptions, and other inconveniences to you to a minimum during their work. Aecon has a Customer Service Representative on the ground to field your calls. Please find his contact information below:


Mohammad Shahid

mshahid@aecon.com or (416) 768-2919

Customer Service Representative