The City of Toronto has begun the second phase of the study on Multi-Tenant House Zoning Approach. Previously known as the Rooming House review, the Multi-Tenant House Zoning Approach is proposing a 3-year pilot project which will introduce a temporary zoning by-law to allow multi-tenant houses in 5 selected areas of the city where they are currently not permitted – Scarborough is one of the area. Multi-Tenant houses are currently unlicensed in Scarborough, North York and parts of Etobicoke. The area proposed for the temporary use by-law is: Steeles Ave., Highway 404, Highway 401, Markham Rd, which encompass most of Ward 39, 40, 41 and some of the adjoining wards. Continue reading “MULTI-TENANT HOUSE (MTH) ZONING APPROACH PUBLIC CONSULTATION”

Councillor Lee’s Community Environment Day – June 3, 2017

You are invited to Councillor Chin Lee’s Community Environment Day on Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 10am to 2pm at Nashdene Yard (70 Nashdene Rd., Scarborough). Pick up free compost to boost your spring garden and drop off unwanted household items to safety dispose or donate. Meet the friendly staff from Councillor Lee’s office and learn about services offered by the City. Continue reading “Councillor Lee’s Community Environment Day – June 3, 2017”

City of Toronto’s Victoria Day long-weekend activities

The City of Toronto will offer a wide variety of activities for residents on Victoria Day Monday, May 22, 2017.

Many family attractions, including two historic sites, a farm and other facilities will be open, however City-operated recreation centres will be closed and recreation programs across the city will not operate that day. Toronto Island Park continues to be closed to the public until further notice due to flooding. Continue reading “City of Toronto’s Victoria Day long-weekend activities”

Youth In Policing 2017 Fall Recruitment

The Toronto Police Service is about to begin recruiting for their 2017 Fall Youth In Policing program. The Youth In Policing (YIPI) is a joint partnership between the Toronto Police Service, the Toronto Police Service Board and the Ministry of Children and Youth Services. The program offers a paid position and employs students between the ages of 15 – 18 within priority identified neighbourhoods. The youth will get to work within various units and divisions and gain valuable hands on job experience. Continue reading “Youth In Policing 2017 Fall Recruitment”