March Break Fun and More To Come

Dear Residents of Ward 43,

Spring and March Break are right around the corner with students excited to have some time off.

If you’re looking for something to do during March Break the City of Toronto offers free and affordable activities for every age all week long, starting on Monday, March 12 to Friday, March 16. You can have your last skate of the winter at a number of skating rinks across the city or head out for your first swim of the season at one of the City’s public pools.  Activities and programs at Toronto’s parks, museums, and the Toronto Public Zoo are ready for you to visit. Check out this news release: http://bit.ly/2Fmahny for more activities offered this March Break!

Youth employment opportunities available.  Spring job fairs to connect young people with job opportunities have been launched across the city. The Scarborough Civic Centre will host an event on May 9th, from 10am-4pm as part of the City’s ongoing programs. For more information check out this link: http://bit.ly/2rvDnKR

The City will be conducting its fourth homeless count and Street Needs Assessment (SNA) survey on April 26. Volunteers and members of community agencies and city staff will head out to survey people experiencing homelessness about the services they need to achieve permanent housing. The information gathered will help the City shape improvements in current programs to plan for future service delivery.

#TacklePovertyTO is a series of free panel discussions being held to generate public input on the next phase of the City’s poverty reduction strategy. The #TacklePovertyTO panels are scheduled for five Monday evenings from 6-9pm at Toronto City Hall, From Monday, March 12 to Monday, April 23.  For more information please view: http://bit.ly/2oXR6Xj.

Don’t forget, my office along with the Guild Renaissance Group will be hosting The Guild Alive with Culture Arts Festival on the Guild Park and Gardens grounds this coming July 28th and 29th

Visit the festival page often for updates at www.guildalivewithculture.ca!

 

All My Best,

Paul

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