Briefs

BIA facade grants available: apply by May 18

For Downtown business owners who want to improve their streetfront appearance, facade grants may offset the cost. The 2017 Commercial Facade Improvement Grant application form is now available on the city’s website. This grant provides funding to commercial and private ...

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New agency targets foreign investment in Toronto

The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), the Ministry of Economic Development and Growth, the Cities of Toronto, Mississauga, and Brampton, and the regional municipalities of Halton, York and Durham announced the launch of Toronto Global—an investment ...

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Women’s legal advocacy guide

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is pleased to share this Advocacy Guide by the Feminist Killjoy Collective. This guide can be used to channel our collective dismay, grief and anger over events in recent days into something ...

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City events through March 18

The City of Toronto Historic Sites present several events at this time of year that provide enriching entertainment for all ages while connecting visitors to Toronto’s rich history. Visit www.toronto.ca/museum-events for more information. GIBSON HOUSE MUSEUM   5172 Yonge Street, at ...

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Salvation Army overshoots its Christmas funds goal

The Salvation Army raised over $23.5 million nationally through its Christmas Kettle Campaign, surpassing its $21-million goal. “We are truly grateful for the continued support of our donors, volunteers and community partners, who enable us to help 1.9 million struggling Canadians during ...

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Old Town appreciates Esplanade decorations

After years of seeing The Esplanade between Parliament and Jarvis Streets looking forlorn during the Holiday Season, surrounded with the dazzle of the Toronto Christmas Market and festive decorations on a few streets north, I did not want to see yet another ...

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