Toronto Shut Down

Not living there anymore, I wasn’t aware how bad it had gotten in Toronto. Here is a list of the public services currently shut down due to strikes:

SHUT DOWN

  • The city’s 58 daycare centres (daycares operating out of private homes will
    remain open).
  • Garbage and recycling collection, except in the old cities of Etobicoke
    and York and for apartment buildings
  • Social-services caseworkers who help people get welfare.
  • Counselling and support services inside shelters.
  • Restaurant inspections.
  • Water quality testing at all 14 beaches.
  • Needle exchanges.
  • Health and dental clinics.
  • Public-health programs such as nutrition counselling.
  • Two of five city animal shelters.
  • Most economic development services.
  • Permits for parks, tennis courts, outdoor sports fields, civic squares,
    and wedding photography.
  • Toilets in public parks.
  • Greenhouses and conservatories.
  • City-operated golf courses.
  • Pools, splash pads, arenas, civic centres, and community centres.
  • Recreation programming such as camps, classes, drop-ins, clubs, school
    visits, and walking tours.
  • City-run museums, art galleries, and cultural facilities.
  • City archives and bylaw research.
  • Wedding chambers in the Scarborough, East York, and York civic centres.
  • Zoning or planning permits.
  • Property surveys and mapping.
  • Building permits and inspections.
  • Committee of Adjustment meetings.
  • Parking permits.
  • Street permits for film crews, construction workers and utility maintenance.
  • Parking tag offices and call centres.
  • All events at Nathan Phillips Square, Mel Lastman Square, Albert Campbell
    Square and other civic squares.
  • Road construction and repairs.
  • Street cleaning.
  • Some animal-control services.
  • City parking lots.
  • All events on the Toronto Islands.
  • All games at Centennial Park.
  • Taxicab driver training.
  • Toronto Island ferry service

(from the globe & mail)

2 Replies to “Toronto Shut Down”

  1. I think that our city has gone to shit, with garbage,crime rate, noone cares about the city.Look at all the pour children that go missing its tragic, and once again noone gives a crap. With the attitude you don’t give a crap this city will go no wear.

  2. I think that our city has gone to shit, with garbage,crime rate, noone cares about the city.Look at all the pour children that go missing its tragic, and once again noone gives a crap. With the attitude you don’t give a crap this city will go no wear.

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