This video presents “Citytv’s Carol Sing broadcast from Yorkminster Park Baptist Church”:

  • 12/24/2011 | CityNews.ca Staff
  • Video duration is 52:17 (min:sec)
    • please note that there are some blackout pauses; the first one is between 07:10 and 07:24

    • the video continues playing after each pause

  • The Third Annual Citytv’s Carol Sing 2011

Here are three wonderful events in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to help you start the holiday season:

2012 Mayor's Annual Toronto Toy Drive

2012 Mayor’s Annual Toronto Toy Drive

Launch of 2012 Mayor’s Annual Toronto Toy Drive

Monday, November 26

1 p.m.

Rotunda, City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Today, Mayor Rob Ford, City Manager Joe Pennachetti and a group of honorary elves will launch the 2012 Mayor’s Annual Toy Drive by accepting the first donations to the campaign:

  • Residents and City staff are encouraged to drop off new, unwrapped toys, gifts and gift cards to any of the following toy drive collection locations, during operating hours, until Friday, December 21:
    • City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

    • Metro Hall, 55 John St.

    • Etobicoke Civic Centre, 399 The West Mall

    • North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge St.

    • East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Ave.

    • Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Dr.

    • York Civic Centre, 2700 Eglinton Ave. W.

  • The toys, gifts and gift cards collected will be distributed through established toy drive programs run by Global Television/Toronto Fire Fighters’ Toy Drive and the CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish
  • Donations will help provide a festive Christmas for Toronto children and families who might not otherwise have one
  • All toy and gift donations are appreciated
    • It should be noted that there is typically a shortage of gifts for infants and teenagers

    • Gift cards for grocery and department stores also help to make the holidays enjoyable for families who need assistance

Monetary donations:

  • Global Television/Toronto Fire Firefighters Toy Drive:  Monetary donation to the Toronto Fire Fighters’ Toy Drive through CanadaHelps.org

City of Toronto Contact Info

Phone within Toronto city limits: 311

Phone outside city limits: 416-392-CITY (2489)
(can be used within Toronto if you can’t reach 311)

TTY customers: 416-338-0TTY (0889)
Fax: 416-338-0685
E-mail: 311@toronto.ca

If your matter is urgent, please call them. They are open 24/7.

Always call 911 for emergencies.

TTC Stuff-the-Bus Toy Drive for the Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness

  • Stuff-the-Bus weekend drive officially kicks off:
    • On Q107’s Derringer in the Morning on Thursday, November 29, from 5:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    • A TTC bus will be parked outside the Corus Quay Building at 25 Dockside Drive to accept donations

  • The Stuff-the-Bus drive makes its next preview stop:
    • on Friday, November 30

    • accepts donations in front of the Walmart store at Eglinton and Pharmacy from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

TTC Contact Info

  • Information on fares, routes, schedules and service
    • 416-393-4636 (INFO)

    • Recorded information available 24 hours daily

    • Operator-assisted service is available from 8:00am to 6:00pm daily, except statutory holidays

    • TTY Hearing Impaired Service, 416-481-2523, Daily, 8:00am-6:00pm; except statutory holidays.

  • Main Switchboard
    • 416-393-4000

    • Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm

You're Invited: The Fourth Annual City Carol Sing Supports Food Banks Across Canada Dec.15, 2012

You’re Invited: The Fourth Annual City Carol Sing Supports Food Banks Across Canada Dec.15, 2012

Make the Fourth Annual City Carol Sing part of your enjoyable holiday activities and also help support food banks across Canada, including Toronto’s Churches on-the-Hill Food Bank.

The marvelous City Carol Sing concert:

  • In collaboration with Citytv
    • Citytv is a proud sponsor of the event, with CityNews anchor Gord Martineau hosting the concert

    • The performance will air on all Citytv stations across Canada over the Christmas holidays

    • This concert will be broadcast nationally by Citytv

  • In support of food banks across Canada
    • Money and food raised will be going to food banks across Canada, including Toronto’s Churches on-the-Hill Food Bank

Further information can be found at:

  • Phone: (416) 922-1167 at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church

Happy Holidays!

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Toronto Transit Commission

NEWS RELEASE

TTC stuff-the-buses to collect new, unwrapped toys

November 19, 2012

On Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2, TTC employees will be holding the annual Stuff-the-Bus toy drive at participating Walmart stores across Toronto. This year, a total of eight of the TTC’s 12-metre buses will be set up as drop-off stops for new, unwrapped toys, which will be donated to the Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness.

The Stuff-the-Bus weekend drive officially kicks off on Q107’s Derringer in the Morning on Thursday, November 29, from 5:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. A TTC bus will be parked outside the Corus Quay Building at 25 Dockside Drive to accept donations. The Stuff-the-Bus drive makes its next preview stop on Friday, November 30 when it accepts donations in front of the Walmart store at Eglinton and Pharmacy from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

What: TTC Stuff-the-Bus Toy Drive for the Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness.

When: Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., both days.

Where: A TTC bus will be parked at each of these eight Walmart stores:

– 165 N Queen Street (Hwy. 427/Queensway).
– 799 Milner Avenue (Milner/Morningside).
– 1900 Eglinton Avenue (Eglinton/Pharmacy).
– 2245 Islington Avenue (Islington/Rexdale).
– 2525 St. Clair Avenue West (St. Clair/Runnymede).
– 3132 Eglinton Avenue East (Eglinton/Markham).
– 3850 Sheppard Avenue East (Agincourt Mall, Sheppard/Kennedy).
– 5995 Steeles Avenue East (Steeles/Markham).

TTC employees have been conducting a Stuff-the-Bus toy drive during the holiday season for the last six years. This is a labour of love for TTC Operator Kevin Kane and his team of volunteer Operators. Last year’s drive gave a Christmas gift to more than 500 families with children. This year, the group hopes to raise more than $60,000 worth of donations.

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