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On Wednesday, August 31, 2016, we’re partnering with the Local 416 to bring you the annual Free Movie Night in the Park. This year, we’ll be viewing the popular animated film, Zootopia at the park land right next to the Milliken Recreation Centre (4325 McCowan Rd). Free popcorn will be provided and we ask that movie goers bring your own non-alcoholic beverage, lawn chair, and blanket. Activities will start at 8pm and movie will be shown after sunset.
If you are interested in volunteering at this event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope to see you there!
Did you know that almost half of Toronto residents live in apartment, condo or co-op buildings but they recycle and compost much less than single-family homes?
In fact, last year multi-unit buildings diverted only 27% of their waste compared to 65% diverted by single-family homes. We all have a part to play to reach the City of Toronto’s goal of 70% diversion from landfill, that’s why Mayor John Tory recently announced the Mayor’s Towering Waste Challenge.
This competition is open to any building in Toronto with nine or more units. Over a six-month period, buildings will compete to see if they can reduce their waste the most through recycling, reusing and participating in the Green Bin organics Program. Registered buildings will receive resources and support from City staff to help them achieve greater waste diversion. The winning building will receive recognition at a special event hosted by the Mayor 2017.
Property managers, board members, superintendents, 3Rs Ambassadors, owners or residents, are eligible to register on behalf of their building (permission may be required).
For more information, helpful tips and tools and to register visit www.toronto.ca/toweringchallenge.
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Toronto celebrated the first pride month in 2016 and Councillor Lee participated in the Pride Parade alongside Mayor Tory and other City Councillors.
Pride means different things to many people, but we can all agree that it is an event that should be shared by all. Councillor Chin Lee has embraced the many colours that make this City a great place to live work and place, where everyone is welcome and equal. Toronto is fast becoming a festival capital, and that in itself is something to celebrate.