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Mayor hosting Community Environment Day today

You can bring unwanted household items to Amesbury Arena from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Mayor Rob Ford is asking you to bring unwanted household items to a recycling event today. 

He will be hosting a Community Environment Day with councillor Frank Di Giorgio at Amesbury Arena at 155 Culford Rd, near Lawrence Ave and Black Creek Dr.

The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

You can drop off items like old cell phones, small electronics, printers, fax machines bulbs, TVs, propane tanks and hazardous waste for recycling or safe disposal. 

If you need one, you can pick up a green bin and leaf compost with proof of new residency in the last 90 days.

You are also being asked to donate items like sporting goods, books, medical equipment in good condition, non-perishable food, and art supplies, which will be given to schools or Goodwill for reuse.

Ironically, in 2011, the mayor tried to get council to cut funding to community environment days, but they voted to protect the annual events. 

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  1. Joe Smith posted on 04/19/2014 08:56 AM
    HYPOCRISY "Mayor hosting Community Environment Day today." Lying creep wanted to cut all funding for this. http://www.nowtoronto.com/daily/story.cfm?content=182852
    SOMEONE MUST CALL HIM ON THIS (the press, citizens?)
    1. Mark7 posted on 04/19/2014 11:09 AM
      @Joe Smith So now Rob does the right thing and you chastse him for it? Oh brother!

      What about the criminal Fiberals who do this all the time? Well...I am waiting.
    2. Mark7 posted on 04/19/2014 11:17 AM
      @Mark7 Read my last post to you. I forgot to add you know all too well about hypocrisy. You post reeks of a hypocrite.
    3. Mark7 posted on 04/19/2014 11:18 AM
      @Joe Smith Read my last post to you. I forgot to add you know all too well about hypocrisy. You post reeks of a hypocrite.
    4. jim posted on 04/19/2014 12:48 PM
      @Mark7 When did Ford do the right thing? He voted against environment days, quite happily, he's just now using them for political purposes. If he fundamentally agreed they were important he would have voted for them being funded at any point in the last few years. Considering he's voted specifically against their funding, as well as voted against the last two city budgets, he hasn't shown he has done the right thing.

      If the best you can come up with is "they do it so why shouldn't he" then you've got exceptionally low standards.
    5. Mark7 posted on 04/19/2014 04:14 PM
      @jim You missed my point. Ford supporters keep asking lefties this for over a year now, with NO REPLY WHATSOEVER. If all political stripes do This, then why is Mr Ford being slammed for it, when the others never are? That goes for many things haters are pointing their fingers at Mr Ford for.

      Care to be the first to answer my question, or just sit idly buy and keep quiet?

      ps...It is no coincidence that the lefties, not one of them, are replying to the emails being deleted from Ottawa post. Could lefties actually have some shame for once in their lives? One can only hope.
    6. frank posted on 04/19/2014 05:43 PM
      @Joe Smith efficiencies are not hypocrisy
  2. Fact Provider posted on 04/19/2014 09:42 AM
    Another example of the desperation of the Ford re-election bid.
    "Rob Ford and Environment Days" - much like "Doug Ford and literacy"
    - it just doesn't jibe.
    1. Mark7 posted on 04/19/2014 11:10 AM
      @Fact Provider Desperation is those running against Rob. What are they DOING FOR THE PEOPLE. Well?
  3. Alex posted on 04/19/2014 05:22 PM
    Rob Ford is trying to make this mayor race out to be only between Chow and himself.
    Then he could play the right vs left card. Part of the strategy is to pretend John Tory is not a contender. The reason is because character becomes the yardstick for who get elected.

    I urge all conservative voters to put a stop to the damage Ford and his brother have done to this city and its reputation.

    Rob Ford needs us (to survive his political future) but we and the citizens of Toronto do not need him.

    Thanks to all of you.
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