The Mayor wrote a letter to Premier Doug Ford, asking for broader and more defined safety guidelines to ensure the safety of the public during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. To help struggling businesses, Toronto implemented DineSafeTO allowing restaurants to take over a portion of the roadway for outdoor service.
“I am not for sale.” That was the message from participants in traffickjam, a national walkathon put on by Canada Fights Human Trafficking (CFHT). Walkers departed from the Square One parking lot last night, drawing attention to the issue as they made their way through the surrounding community.
In June, Destination Toronto announced the city was likely to lose more than half of its tourism revenue which generally brings in around $6.9 billion in direct spending, reaching nearly $10 billion when spin-offs dollars are factored into the equation.
Despite efforts to curb energy use, Canadians continue to rack up the kilowatts. The National Energy Board predicts that Canada’s fossil fuel use will peak in 2019. Demand continues to grow leaving Canadians shelling out more money to heat their homes.
The Peel Children's Aid Society hosted a party last night in Mississauga to celebrate its milestone 100th birthday. About 200 people turned out for a special reception to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first meeting of the organization's board of directors, held on April 23, 1912 in a Brampton church.