Toronto hosts leaders from across North America to discuss environmental and economic sustainability

From October 16 to 20, the City of Toronto is hosting a meeting of the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN), a peer-to-peer network of municipal government professionals from more than 140 cities in North America involved in creating a healthier environment, economic prosperity and increased social equity. The network enables members to share knowledge, expertise […]

Small business forum to highlight innovative businesses and digital tools, services and strategies for building a business

On October 25, the City of Toronto’s 16th annual Small Business Forum will illustrate how creative ideas and mentoring can help transform small businesses into larger enterprises The all-day forum will feature keynote presentations by Canadian entrepreneurs Diana Goodwin, Jeremy Potvin and Devon Brooks, along with a mentoring panel and 12 breakout sessions. Diana Goodwin […]

Council Highlights

Toronto City Council meeting of October 5, 6 and 7, 2016 Work plan for rail deck park    Council approved funding to study the feasibility of a “rail deck” park involving a major park space above the rail corridor between Bathurst Street and Blue Jays Way in Toronto. Staff were asked to report back next year […]

Safety & Fire Prevention Week

More fires begin in the kitchen than any other room in the home. In fact, residential cooking is one of the leading causes of fire-related deaths. By using working smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms and by having a home fire escape plan, Toronto Fire Services wants to help keep residents safe from death or injury. If […]