PAYE program helps young workers

Do you know a hard-working young person who is looking for a job? If so, Glenn wants you to know about a joint program between private sector employers and the City of Toronto, called Partnership to Advance Youth Employment (PAYE). As part of the PAYE program, Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCH) and Toronto Employment and Social Services (TESS) have partnered with Starbucks in an effort to find jobs for TCH youth across the city.… Read More
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Free CPR & employment training for young immigrants

Free training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and free employment workshops are being offered at the Centre for Immigrant and Community Services, at 2330 Midland Avenue, just north of Highway 401.   “Prep for Success: Employment Workshops and Free CPR Certification” is a series of workshops open to youths who are new to Canada and who are permanent residents. … Read More

Come to the Oct. 10 SmartTrack/GO transit meeting

The City, Metrolinx and the TTC are working together to bring more transit to communities across Toronto. In October, transit organizers will be hosting public meetings in three locations to provide you with information about the new SmartTrack/GO stations that are planned.… Read More

Get a free pass to one of Toronto’s historic sites

Glenn has a limited number of FREE passes that will provide you and your family with free admission to one of several City of Toronto Historic Sites, including the Scarborough Museum (see photo). Visit one of the following for free: Colborne Lodge Fort York National Historic Site Gibson House Museum Mackenzie House Market Gallery Montgomery’s Inn Scarborough Museum Spadina Museum Todmorden Mills Heritage Site Please visit this web page for details on each of these interesting sites.… Read More

Cool off in local splash pads Sept. 23 & 24!

As temperatures soar this weekend, most of the City’s splash pads will remain open to help families cool off. The splash pads were originally scheduled to be shut down soon, but, because of the unseasonably warm weather that’s predicted all weekend, they will be open September 23 and 24 for you to enjoy!… Read More

Get a free smart thermostat and save on your energy costs

Do you want to save hundreds of dollars on your energy costs and reduce greenhouse gases that harm our environment? If so, Glenn wants you to know about a new provincial program that is distributing free “smart” thermostats, installing them for free, and providing free in-home energy reviews to the first 100,000 families who sign up!… Read More