Watch your back, drivers — speed cameras are about to go up at 50 new locations around Toronto.
The City announced on Friday that the Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) devices will be relocated to various parts of the city this coming June. The devices issued a whopping 81,557 tickets in the first three months of this year — 28,231 came from a single camera on Sheppard Avenue East, west of Don Mills Road.
"This will help to reduce speeding at more areas with safety concerns, encourage a wide-ranging deterrent effect, and raise public awareness about the need to slow down and obey posted speed limits", said the City's news release.
Of the 50 devices, Scarborough will have the largest share, with at least 12 being installed in the region. Etobicoke will have six ASE devices, as well as streets around Don Valley. Other areas include Spadina-Fort York, the Beaches, Eglinton-Lawrence, Black Creek, York — a complete list of the locations can be found here.
The City notes that while you can expect to get hit with a fine if you're caught speeding, tickets issued by the devices won't lead to demerit points or affect your driving record.
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He's a legendary hockey player, coach, author, restaurateur and now Wayne Gretzky is...a teacher!
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According to Dr. Theresa Tam, summer 2021 in Canada won't be the same as the season was last year. In a press conference on May 14, Tam said that people who have received even just one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine should be "more confident" that they're better protected because of it.
"What the difference is between this summer and the previous one is that we stand a much better chance at having an outdoor summer that doesn't lead to a resurgence in an indoor fall," she said.
The country's top doctor also noted it was "very likely" that there were "hidden chains of transmission" throughout the summer last year which led to a resurgence of COVID-19 cases in the fall.
On May 14, the Public Health Agency of Canada released a blueprint for life after vaccination across the country and it includes a list of things you can do in the summer and fall including camping, indoor sports and family gatherings.