The Toronto Community Foundation (TCF), one of Canada's largest community foundations, currently has a call for proposals for their Vital Idea grant stream. TCF is particularly interested in seeing more applications from not-for-profits in Toronto that are addressing trends and opportunities related to GETTING AROUND (as identified in Toronto's Vital Signs).
Each November the City's Budget Committee decides which divisions and what projects to allocate its capital budget for the next year. The committee sets aside one day to get feedback from the general public on these decisions.
Date: Friday, November 13
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Committee Room 1, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.
In the last TCAT News, we told you about an opportunity to provide input into the City of Toronto's bylaw harmonization process. Alan Heisey, a municipal lawyer and year-round Toronto cyclist for over 30 years has offered to compile any feedback that TCAT supporters provide him to improve the planning act bylaws for cyclists and pedestrians.
Enthusiasm and participation in TCAT and the Toronto Cyclists Union Complete Streets campaign continues to grow! The most recent version of The Strand published a great article about us last week that you can check out here.
TCAT is pleased to announce that Fred Sztabinski will be joining us this fall to assist us in reviewing and updating TCAT's platform.
We were extremely impressed by the amazing response to our posting for this contract, receiving over 90 applications. The quality of the candidates was very high making the selection process quite competitive.
TCAT was recently approached by Alan Heisey, a municipal lawyer and year-round Toronto cyclist for over 30 years. He has been reviewing the City of Toronto's new comprehensive zoning bylaw and believes that the sections pertaining to bicycle parking could be further improved.