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TDSB budget approval may have been premature
Province still hasn't told boards how much money is available
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All the back and forth on the TDSB's budget last week may have been for nothing.

The province says it's odd for a school board to declare it has a balanced budget when it doesn't know how much money you're getting from Queen's Park.

The TDSB worked off of last year's funding model, something that changes every year. And the province doesn't tell boards how much money their getting until later on in the year.

Education Minister Liz Sandals tells Newstalk 1010 whatever the new formula is won't change based on each board's budget plans.

That means if there's a discrepancy between funding and the approved budget, the TDSB would have to make some changes.

Which means planned programs for your kids may suffer.

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A major festival and construction projects will shut down some busy streets this weekend. Below are the road closures you should know about:

The Krinos Taste of the Danforth, Toronto’s self-proclaimed largest street festival, started on Friday, Aug. 8. Danforth Avenue will be closed all weekend till Monday at 1 a.m. The closure will stretch from Broadview Avenue to Jones Avenue.

Dundas Street is closed to traffic between Bathurst Street and University Avenue, while Spadina Avenue is blocked off between Queen and College streets. The closure, due to streetcar track work, will last until Aug. 11. These areas will remain open to pedestrians and businesses will be operating as usual.

The eastbound and westbound lanes of the Gardiner Expressway are occupied due to long-term construction from Park Lawn Road to the Humber River from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The westbound lanes from Carlaw Avenue to the river will also be closed from 11 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

The westbound passing lane of Lake Shore Boulevard between Rees Street and Van De Water Crescent will be closed until Feb. 2015 for the installation of a tunnel. At Leslie Street, one eastbound and one westbound lane will be occupied for the TTC Leslie Street Connection Track Project, and westbound lanes are closed for construction from Park Lawn Road to the Humber River between 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.



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