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Mayor officially confirms City’s assigned housing target

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2023 04:00 PM

This morning Mayor Ken Boshcoff sent a letter to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to officially commit to meeting the provincially assigned housing target of 2,200 homes by 2031.

Starting next week, administration will begin meeting with Mayor Boshcoff to discuss potential impacts to operations and staff, impacts of delegating other powers to administration and/or council where applicable, and how decisions made using Strong Mayor powers will be communicated to the public....

2023 Culture Days

Ontario Culture Days Launches Friday, Sept. 22

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2023 03:45 PM

On Friday, Sept. 22, the City will be kicking off Ontario Culture Days with Arts & Culture Under the Lights from 6 - 10 pm at Prince Arthur’s Landing in Marina Park. This free event will feature an evening of arts, cultural activities and performances that celebrate the rich culture of the city. All are welcome to join in a night of community and creativity.

Attendees can expect to enjoy various performances, including dance and spoken word, as well as an artisan night market and a cultural expo...

Neighbour Day

Neighbour Day Returns with a New Fall Date - September 23

Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 04:05 PM

Neighbour Day is an opportunity to bring people together and make a positive impact in the community. The City’s fourth annual Neighbour Day will take place Saturday, Sept. 23. 

Community members are encouraged to host events and activities that promote kindness, friendship and inclusivity. From building on existing traditions or starting new ones, Neighbour Day creates a stronger sense of belonging. Resources are available online at to help plan your event, including...

Memorial Avenue between Central Avenue and Harbour Expressway being resurfaced

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2023 03:12 PM

On Tuesday, September 19, asphalt resurfacing work will begin on the section of Memorial Avenue between Central Avenue and the Harbour Expressway.

The resurfacing work involves milling and paving two lifts of asphalt and will be completed in four phases:

  • Phase 1 – The southbound curb lane will be closed. As such, access to Memorial Avenue from the west side approaches of Central Ave, 10th Ave, 11th Ave, 12th Ave, and 13th Ave will not be available. Phase 1 is estimated to take one day to complete.

Section of 22nd Side Road closed for rail crossing repairs

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2023 03:08 PM

A section of 22nd Side Road between Rosslyn Road and Broadway Avenue will be closed beginning Tuesday, September 19, to allow CN to perform track repairs in the area.

The work is expected to be completed and the road reopened on September 22.

Motorists are asked to obey any posted signage and drive with caution in the area.

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Contact:          Ian Spoljarich, Manager – Roads – 807-684-2408