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  News Release 1999
  
TitleDate of News Release
Toronto's first millennium baby to receive basket full of giftsDecember 30, 1999
Recycle Christmas trees after the holidaysDecember 30, 1999
City implements downtown area traffic management plan for millennium New Year's Eve celebrationsDecember 30, 1999
City of Toronto announces nominations open for the 2000 municipal electionDecember 29, 1999
Let the ski season begin!December 22, 1999
City of Toronto invites public input on the proposed 44 single member ward boundariesDecember 22, 1999
Toronto City Council to host New Year's leveesDecember 22, 1999
Children's Chorus, Mendelssohn, and Mass Choirs perform free at City Hall December 21, 1999
City of Toronto approves Diversity Report December 17, 1999
Court of Appeal for Ontario declines appeal of class action lawsuit against Keele Valley Landfill SiteDecember 16, 1999
Scarborough/ Malvern Youth have their sayDecember 16, 1999
City's plans for Dundas Square win national awardDecember 16, 1999
City of Toronto opens new temporary emergency shelterDecember 15, 1999
Come celebrate the first anniversary of the Toronto DollarDecember 14, 1999
Seventy-two new Ambassadors graduate from City-sponsored course December 13, 1999
Seventy-two Ambassadors to graduate from City-sponsored courseDecember 10, 1999
City on the road to modifying boundary and traffic signsDecember 10, 1999
City of Toronto, GTA Mayors welcome Governor General of CanadaDecember 9, 1999
City Marks Human Rights Day with Awards Presentations and Film Festival LaunchDecember 9, 1999
December 11 is Winter Festival DayDecember 8, 1999
City's new sewer use by-law to be tough on industry pollutersDecember 8, 1999
Millennium Lights concert line-up announcedDecember 8, 1999
Governor General to visit St. Lawrence MarketDecember 8, 1999
Keele-Eglinton BIA has day full of holiday treatsDecember 8, 1999
Is there a Santa Clause? Yes, says Tie Domi and the Toronto Maple LeafsDecember 6, 1999
City of Toronto declares essential services Y2K-readyDecember 3, 1999
Toronto City Council Approves FlagNovember 30, 1999
A family holiday celebration at the Gibson HouseNovember 30, 1999
City introduces new winter operations planNovember 30, 1999
City of Toronto Councillors Attend Year 2000 Community Forum to be Held in EtobicokeNovember 30, 1999
Archbishop celebrates Mass at French-speaking unit anniversaryNovember 26, 1999
Cycling master planNovember 26, 1999
City of Toronto to consider major property salesNovember 26, 1999
Increased recycling, litter collection with introduction of new recycling binsNovember 25, 1999
City-sponsored course graduates first group of Ambassador taxicab operatorsNovember 22, 1999
LIGHTS! SKATING! MUSIC!November 19, 1999
130th Anniversary of Zion SchoolhouseNovember 19, 1999
City-sponsored course to graduate first group of Ambassador taxicab operatorsNovember 19, 1999
Mayor backs Community Action Policing for 2000November 18, 1999
City of Toronto Responds to Credit Rating Downgrade by Canadian Bond Rating ServiceNovember 17, 1999
City of Toronto Addresses House of Commons November 9, 1999
City of Toronto to Participate in House of Commons November 8, 1999
International Year of the SeniorNovember 5, 1999
Community Grants FairNovember 5, 1999
Mayor Mel's Youth Employment Initiative does the jobNovember 4, 1999
Bold new vision announced for city waterfrontNovember 3, 1999
City of Toronto Appoints Managing Director of Toronto's Culture, Arts and HeritageNovember 1, 1999
Pedestrian Committee Seeks Citizen AppointmentsOctober 29, 1999
City to Hold Cycling TourOctober 29, 1999
City leads the way in using technology to promote public access October 29, 1999
Open House Shows Plans for Dismantling of Eastern Portion of Gardiner ExpresswayOctober 28, 1999
City announces name change for the Main Treatment PlantOctober 26, 1999
Women's Audit Reference Group in Jane Doe case welcomes Auditor's ReportOctober 26, 1999
Women's Audit Reference Group in Jane Doe Case Responds to City Auditor's Report on Sexual Assault InvestigationsOctober 22, 1999
Retirement and Lodging Homes Action Team launches complaint hotline - 338-0001October 18, 1999
Millennium Coin Goes on Sale TodayOctober 15, 1999
Mayor Mel Lastman Kicks-off Millennium Coin Sales at Rotary LuncheonOctober 15, 1999
Court of Appeal for Ontario hears appeal of class action lawsuit against Keele Valley Landfill SiteOctober 15, 1999
Toronto Report Card on Children and CYAC Action Plan releasedOctober 14, 1999
Children and Youth Action Committee (CYAC) to release Report Card on Children and Action PlanOctober 13, 1999
Northwood Community Centre Advisory Council Annual General MeetingOctober 13, 1999
City of Toronto declares essential services Y2K-readyOctober 13, 1999
First Sod Laid at Festival Green, Woodbine ParkOctober 7, 1999
City commits $11 million to build new rental housingOctober 6, 1999
"Times Change" Women's Employment Service celebrates its 25th anniversary at the City of Toronto ArchivesOctober 6, 1999
City of Toronto Council Ratifies CUPE Local 416 First ContractOctober 5, 1999
Allan Gardens Website to be Launched Thursday, October 7October 5, 1999
Enterprise Toronto Celebrates Small Business Week from October 5th to 7th, 1999October 4, 1999
The Toronto Professional Fire Fighters Association and the City Continue to Seek a Negotiated Settlement September 28, 1999
Canada's greatest salesman launches Enterprise Toronto for small businessesSeptember 28, 1999
Official Results - David Soknacki is Councillor for Ward 16 (Scarborough Highland Creek)September 27, 1999
Richard Outram wins the 1999 Toronto Book Award September 26, 1999
Winner of the City's 1999 Toronto Book Award announced at the Word on The Street festivalSeptember 24, 1999
Unofficial Results for the Scarborough Highland Creek ByelectionSeptember 24, 1999
Celebrating the City´s United Way campaign the casual waySeptember 24, 1999
Toronto Launches Humber River, Old Mill and Marshes Discovery WalkSeptember 24, 1999
Federal Government Pleased with Gas Industry and Toronto Efforts on Climate ChangeSeptember 23, 1999
Scarborough Highland Creek byelection set for Thursday, September 23September 21, 1999
Mayor Lastman Hosts National Energy Business Forum on Climate ChangeSeptember 20, 1999
North District celebrates ArtsWeek '99September 17, 1999
Corporations invited to sponsor Woodbine Park, "Toronto's Millennium Partnership for Nature"September 17, 1999
Catholic School Board Working to Improve Energy Efficiency of 150 SchoolsSeptember 15, 1999
City of Toronto and CUPE Local 416 reach tentative settlementSeptember 15, 1999
City of Toronto Continues to Negotiate with CUPE Local 416September 14, 1999
Advance voting begins in Scarborough Highland Creek byelectionSeptember 13, 1999
City Releases Detailed Contingency Plans In Case Of Labour Disruption, Continues To Seek Negotiated SettlementSeptember 13, 1999
Six shortlist finalists for 1999 Toronto Book Awards announced on International Literacy DaySeptember 8, 1999
Drive Safely - Schools are BackSeptember 7, 1999
City Staff Recommends Bids for Red-Light Camera Pilot Project be RejectedSeptember 7, 1999
Insurance Bureau of Canada announces participation in City safety initiativeSeptember 1, 1999
City of Toronto Continues To Seek Negotiated Settlement, Requests First Contract ArbitrationAugust 31, 1999
City of Toronto Continues To Seek Negotiated Settlement, Requests First Contract ArbitrationAugust 31, 1999
Toronto's passport to fun hits the streetsAugust 27, 1999
Taste and odour in Toronto's water continuesAugust 26, 1999
City of Toronto continues to seek negotiated settlement with CUPE Local 416August 20, 1999
Toronto to Host Provincial Tree Climbing ChampionshipAugust 19, 1999
Street Sport Goes Mainstream - First Annual PLAYmobile 3-on-3August 16, 1999
Toronto Music Garden Concert Series ContinuesAugust 16, 1999
City continues to seek negotiated settlement with employeesAugust 10, 1999
Council approves by-election for Scarborough Highland Creek, Ward 16, Council vacancyAugust 6, 1999
"Neighbourlies Awards" nominations deadline extended to Monday, August 16August 6, 1999
Mayor Mel Lastman Opens Water Playground at McGregor Park Community CentreAugust 5, 1999
Announcement for Site for Upcoming AIDS Congress July 30, 1999
Seniors say 'Bravissimo!' to opening of indoor bocce courts at Fairbank Memorial Community CentreJuly 30, 1999
Chief Administrative Officer Presents Mid-Term ReportJuly 27, 1999
Mayor, Police Chief Honour Heroes who Helped Fallen Police ConstableJuly 27, 1999
Mayor Mel Lastman Opens World Saiva Conference - First Time Ever Held In CanadaJuly 27, 1999
Mayor to Honour Those Who Assisted Injured Police ConstableJuly 26, 1999
Mayor Mel Is All Wet! Mayor Mel Lastman Opens Splash Pad and Water SlideJuly 26, 1999
Seminar Shows Participants How to Start a Small BusinessJuly 21, 1999
Province joins City of Toronto in providing road information via telephoneJuly 13, 1999
Your best route downtown Toronto for weekend festivitiesJuly 9, 1999
List of Upcoming Meetings for Standing Committees and Toronto CouncilJuly 9, 1999
City of Toronto determines short-list of firms qualified to submit proposals for managing Toronto's Integrated Solid Waste Resource Management needsJuly 8, 1999
Be part of Toronto's Millennium!July 8, 1999
City of Toronto Launches a New Ferry ServiceJuly 7, 1999
Scarborough Community Council to Debate Appointment or By-Election for VacancyJuly 7, 1999
NEW COMMUNITY ACTION POLICING PLAN RECOMMENDED FOR CITYJuly 6, 1999
City provides free rain gauges to residents to track lawn wateringJuly 6, 1999
One Giant Birthday - Two Great Celebration Locations June 30, 1999
Yonge Street reconstruction project begins in JulyJune 30, 1999
City of Toronto Enters the Trillium in the Toronto Harbour Parade of Lights -- Tickets for a full harbour cruise are only $5June 30, 1999
Women's Art Afternoon exhibit puts a new face on women and homelessnessJune 30, 1999
Take the easy route downtown for the fireworks June 30thJune 29, 1999
Drive safely - Schools are out! June 29, 1999
City of Toronto Recognized for its Contribution to the EnvironmentJune 25, 1999
List of Upcoming Meetings for Standing Committees and Toronto CouncilJune 25, 1999
Kids and Families Travel Back in Time to 19th CenturyJune 25, 1999
Toronto residents reminded to water lawns just once a weekJune 25, 1999
City implements area traffic management plan for June 26th Symphony of Fire festivitiesJune 25, 1999
Children Help Create New Home for Fish and Wildlife on the Toronto WaterfrontJune 23, 1999
Mayor Mel Lastman Greets Local Businessmen in Queen Broadview VillageJune 23, 1999
Celebrate Canada Day with a blast in Toronto's parksJune 22, 1999
Coaching Certification Program Created by TO-BID Committee, City of Toronto, NikeJune 21, 1999
Mayor Mel Lastman Does a Walk About in the Queen Broadview VillageJune 21, 1999
City of Toronto mourns death of City Councillor Frank FaubertJune 21, 1999
Toronto community garbage and recycling collection moves to same dayJune 17, 1999
Coaching Certification Program Launched June 17, 1999
High Park Volunteer Stewardship Program Celebrates Third Anniversary with Huge PlantingJune 17, 1999
Bienvenue à Toronto! French ship Le Levant sails into Toronto to open Great Lakes cruise seasonJune 15, 1999
Scarborough Children's Safety Village to Break New GroundJune 15, 1999
City mounts anti-idling blitz next weekJune 14, 1999
List of Upcoming Meetings for Standing Committees and Toronto CouncilJune 14, 1999
Public invited to have their say in shaping Toronto's futureJune 14, 1999
City Council approves incorporation of new Toronto Hydro CorporationJune 14, 1999
AHOY TORONTO! CITY HOSTS WELCOME FOR FRENCH CRUISE SHIP LE LEVANT TO OPEN GREAT LAKES CRUISE SEASONJune 14, 1999
TORONTO MUSIC GARDEN OPENS ON A HIGH NOTE -- Unique park unveiled by Mayor Mel, Yo-Yo Ma and designer Julie MesservyJune 10, 1999
Ken Whitely entertains 160 children at the Toronto Music GardenJune 10, 1999
Commissioner of Corporate Services Retiring from City of TorontoJune 10, 1999
City prepares 1999 property tax relief for veterans' clubhousesJune 8, 1999
Mayor Mel and Yo-Yo Ma hit the water! Pair arrive by boat to open new Toronto Music Garden parkJune 8, 1999
Mayor Mel Lastman, Yo Yo Ma and Julie Moir Messervy Open Toronto Music GardenJune 7, 1999
Pace camel set to lead 1k segment of Nissan Toronto ChallengeJune 7, 1999
The "City Within A Park" Announces Pesticide Reduction ProgramJune 7, 1999
HOMELESSNESS NOW A NATIONAL CRISIS, LASTMAN SAYS -- Mayor says Ottawa guilty of inaction in creating housing policyJune 4, 1999
Arts Ball does Boffo box-office!June 2, 1999
Residents' Final Property Tax Bills in the MailJune 2, 1999
Thank you Leafs!June 2, 1999
Honours and song at Bikes Mean Business Awards receptionJune 1, 1999
City hosts pedestrian safety workshopJune 1, 1999
Eva's Phoenix combines jobs today, housing and employment tomorrow for Toronto's YouthMay 31, 1999
Latest Skipping Rope Tricks Featured at Community Centre OpeningMay 28, 1999
List of Upcoming Meetings for Standing Committees and Toronto CouncilMay 28, 1999
Homelessness, transit top the City's list of election issuesMay 28, 1999
Grade 6 Skipping Rope Artists Show-off Latest Jump Rope Tricks May 26, 1999
Hundreds of active transportation participants gear up for Bike Week's Mass Ride ConvergenceMay 26, 1999
Bike Week welcomes new modes of active transportationMay 26, 1999
The Toronto Fire Services Bring Fire and Life Safety to the CommunityMay 25, 1999
List of Upcoming Meetings for Standing Committees and Toronto CouncilMay 19, 1999
Seminar Highlights Marketing and Advertising for Small Business May 19, 1999
The city celebrates National Public Works WeekMay 17, 1999
MAYOR ESTABLISHES THREE NEW TASK FORCES - Cost-cutting and public safety are main concerns, Lastman saysMay 14, 1999
City to Investigate Garbage Truck AccidentMay 14, 1999
City implements new harmonized permit parking feeMay 14, 1999
School Children to Help Plant the Toronto Music GardenMay 6, 1999
Survey seeks youth voice to influence city programsMay 6, 1999
CITY STAFF PRESENT PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT CHARGES; STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATIONS TO CONTINUEMay 5, 1999
MAYOR LASTMAN CALLS ON TORONTO TO SHOW THEIR SUPPORT FOR OUR TORONTO MAPLE LEAFSMay 5, 1999
Job Creation, More Competitive Buildings, Improved Environment Through BBPMay 4, 1999
Solar-powered distress phone launched in High ParkApril 30, 1999
Better Buildings Partnership Hosts Press ConferenceApril 29, 1999
Renovation Forum, May 7, 1999 at Toronto City HallApril 28, 1999
Choir of Homeless Men from Montreal, La Chorale de l'Accueil Bonneau, Perform in Moss Park, Monday May 3, 1999 at 1:00 p.mApril 27, 1999
Higher Tax Deficiencies recommended to offset 1999 Assessment Roll issuesApril 26, 1999
Impact of Taxes on New Construction in Toronto Report Discussed at MeetingApril 26, 1999
7:1April 21, 1999
City launches "Watch for Bikes" safety campaignApril 20, 1999
Ed Mirvish receives award, joins volunteer celebrationApril 20, 1999
Seminar Shows How to Prepare a Winning Business Plan Seminar April 20, 1999
Toronto celebrates Earth Day with events across the cityApril 20, 1999
GARDINER EXPRESSWAY CLOSURES CANCELLEDApril 19, 1999
List of Upcoming Meetings for Standing Committees and Toronto CouncilApril 19, 1999
Hostel capacity exceeds 90%, Fort York to open as 150-bed temporary shelterApril 15, 1999
Open House previews changes coming Yonge and DundasApril 15, 1999
Conference, resource fair focus on anti-racism, anti-bias child care servicesApril 15, 1999
City appoints Toronto Hydro Board of DirectorsApril 14, 1999
City Asks All Motorists to Pull to the Right and Stop to Assist Emergency VehiclesApril 13, 1999
Environment Days divert waste from landfillApril 9, 1999
Forum, International Speakers Highlight Launch of Toronto's Official PlanApril 7, 1999
Don Valley Golf Course Opens Thursday April 8, 1999April 7, 1999
Toronto Launches Official Plan with Day-Long ForumApril 6, 1999
Toronto Dollar Party at St. Lawrence Market this Thursday eveningApril 6, 1999
Toronto Prepares for Launch of City's New Official PlanApril 1, 1999
List of Upcoming Meetings for Standing Committees and Toronto CouncilApril 1, 1999
City of Toronto Golf Courses Open Friday April 2, 1999April 1, 1999
High Temperatures, Fast Thaw Create Mudslide at City Works YardMarch 31, 1999
Make your treasures last March 30, 1999
City-wide FASTRACK service for building permits begins next weekMarch 29, 1999
Toronto residents asked to call and report potholesMarch 24, 1999
CRAFT lands in Toronto Sculpture Garden March 24, 1999
National Symposium on Homelessness and Housing set to goMarch 23, 1999
Mural Artists WantedMarch 23, 1999
List of Upcoming Meetings for Standing Committees and Toronto CouncilMarch 22, 1999
It's spring -- do it nowMarch 19, 1999
There's Snow in Them Thar Hills!March 18, 1999
Toronto Joins Community to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Racial DiscriminationMarch 16, 1999
Seminar Offers Tips on How to Start Import/Export Mail Order BusinessMarch 15, 1999
Toronto Parks and Recreation Relocates March Break CampsMarch 12, 1999
United Nations International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination to be Celebrated at Scarborough Civic CentreMarch 11, 1999
St. Lawrence Market merchants host first Toronto Dollar PartyMarch 11, 1999
Ontario Court of Appeal will hear appeal of class action lawsuit against Keele Valley Landfill SiteMarch 10, 1999
Local Organization Issues Report Card on Quality of Life in CommunityMarch 10, 1999
Toronto Blossoms at Canada BloomsMarch 9, 1999
Local Organization to Issue Report Card on Community's Quality of LifeMarch 8, 1999
Toronto passes first major Y2K testMarch 7, 1999
Municipal Licensing and Standards drives changes to Toronto's taxicab industryMarch 5, 1999
City prepares for Ontario Hydro Y2K TestingMarch 5, 1999
List of Upcoming Meetings for Standing Committees and Toronto CouncilMarch 5, 1999
Council approves 1999 Capital Budget ProgramMarch 2, 1999
Toronto Recognizes International Women's Day with Constance E. Hamilton AwardsMarch 1, 1999
Toronto Recreation Centres Offer Programs to Out of School ChildrenFebruary 27, 1999
Popular Sunday Concert Series returns to Scarborough Civic Centre in MarchFebruary 25, 1999
Mayor Mel Lastman holds "State of the City" addressFebruary 23, 1999
Task Force on Community Safety Presents Final ReportFebruary 23, 1999
News DigestFebruary 19, 1999
List of Upcoming Meetings for Standing Committees and Toronto CouncilFebruary 19, 1999
Task Force on Community Safety to Present Final ReportFebruary 18, 1999
Task Force on Community Access and Equity presents Recommendations to Community CouncilsFebruary 16, 1999
The City/Business Partnership -- How is it Working?February 16, 1999
Children's Issues Highlighted at Children's SummitFebruary 11, 1999
Children's Summit to take place at City HallFebruary 10, 1999
Works Committee considers awarding contracts to firms for Biosolids Beneficial Use Program February 10, 1999
Toronto celebrates Ontario Heritage Week with special events throughout the cityFebruary 9, 1999
Starting a Small Business Centre at the Scarborough Civic CentreFebruary 9, 1999
List of upcoming meetings for standing committees and Toronto CouncilFebruary 5, 1999
Activities, displays highlight opening of Fairmount Park Community Recreation Centre January 26, 1999
North Toronto Memorial Community Centre hosts "Winterfest"January 26, 1999
City continues working to manage rain and melting snowJanuary 22, 1999
Snow removal updateJanuary 22, 1999
City of Toronto - Snow Removal Update for January 21January 21, 1999
City of Toronto - Snow Removal Update for January 20January 20, 1999
City of Toronto Snow Removal Update for January 19January 19, 1999
Update on cancelled collection of garbage and recyclingJanuary 19, 1999
City of Toronto Snow Removal Update for January 18January 18, 1999
Residents can help prevent floodingJanuary 18, 1999
Back to normal - Toronto Parks and Recreation and Culture Facilities open Saturday, January 16January 15, 1999
City of Toronto - Snow Removal Update at 3:00 p.m.January 15, 1999
News Conference - New Plan for Snow Removal on Residential Streets to be AnnouncedJanuary 15, 1999
Emergency Announcement: Toronto Parks and Recreation and Culture Facilities Remain Closed TodayJanuary 15, 1999
Garbage and recycling collection cancelled in some areas of cityJanuary 15, 1999
New plan to remove snow from residential streets in central areaJanuary 15, 1999
City of Toronto - Snow Removal UpdateJanuary 15, 1999
City of Toronto to keep Metro Hall open overnightJanuary 14, 1999
Moss Park Armoury to open tonight to help with the snow stormJanuary 14, 1999
City of Toronto - Snow Removal Update at 3:35 p.m.January 14, 1999
City Prepares for StormJanuary 14, 1999
Emergency Announcement: Toronto Parks and Recreation Facilities Closed and Programs CancelledJanuary 14, 1999
Cold weather freezing water pipesJanuary 14, 1999
Emergency Alert: Fire Hydrants Buried Under Snow January 14, 1999
Snow clogged sidewalks are a safety concernJanuary 13, 1999
City of Toronto Snow Removal UpdateJanuary 13, 1999
City of Toronto Prepares for Expected StormJanuary 13, 1999
Ways to help city residents and their neighbours deal with snowJanuary 13, 1999
Update on Snow Removal Effort by the City of TorontoJanuary 13, 1999
Mayor Lastman, cellist Yo-Yo Ma make beautiful music togetherJanuary 12, 1999
Snow removal updateJanuary 8, 1999
List of upcoming meetings for standing committees and Toronto CouncilJanuary 8, 1999
Snow slows down City's garbage and recycling pick-upJanuary 8, 1999
City of Toronto - Snow Removal UpdateJanuary 7, 1999
City of Toronto Snow Removal Update - January 2-3 Snowstorm January 6, 1999
City Making Steady Progress in Snow Removal EffortsJanuary 6, 1999
City of Toronto Snow Removal InformationJanuary 4, 1999
Recycle Christmas trees after the holidaysJanuary 4, 1999


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