Toronto’s Holiday Season Begins with the Cavalcade of Lights Celebration at Nathan Phillips Square

The 49th annual Cavalcade of Lights presented by Great Gulf on Saturday, November 28 will mark the official start of the holiday season in Toronto. This Toronto tradition features the first lighting of Toronto’s official 18-metre (60-foot) Christmas tree, sponsored by Edward Jones, along with live performances, skating parties and fireworks. Thousands of people are […]

Prevent Frozen Pipes this Winter

The pipes in your home can freeze in cold weather. This can leave you with no water or cause your pipes to burst, leading to expensive property damage. Protect your home. Follow these steps to help prevent your pipes from freezing. Know your Pipes Ensure you know where the main water shut-off valve is in […]

Basement Flooding Prevention

Together we can stop heavy rainfall, melting snow and run off from ending up in your basement. The City is continually updating and maintaining Toronto’s complex underground pipes, sewers and catch basins. Homeowners can also take steps to help prevent their basements from flooding. Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program To assist homeowners, the City offers […]