Celebrate Simcoe Day at A Variety Of City Of Toronto Attractions

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July 27, 2016

Celebrate Simcoe Day at A Variety Of City Of Toronto Attractions

The City of Toronto encourages residents and visitors to take advantage of the City's attractions and recreational sites open to enjoy during Simcoe Day on Monday, August 1.

Outdoor pools, wading pools and splash pads
Beat the heat and drop by your local outdoor pool, splash pad or wading pool on Simcoe day. Indoor pools and community centres will be closed. All City outdoor pools, wading pools and splash pads will be open. More information about locations and hours of operation is available at http://toronto.ca/swim.

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2016/07/23 – Heat Warning Upgraded

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 July 23,  2016

 Heat Warning Upgraded to Extended Heat Warning

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Toronto’s Acting Medical Officer of Health, has issued a Heat Warning for Toronto today. The Heat Warning will be in effect until further notice.

During an Extended Heat Warning, the public is encouraged to visit family, friends and neighbours, especially isolated adults and seniors who are at greater risk of suffering from heat-related illness, to make sure they are cool and drinking plenty of fluids. Other groups at risk include people with chronic illnesses, individuals with limited mobility or certain mental health illnesses, infants and young children, people on certain medications, and those who are homeless.

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July 15, 2016 – TTC Update

The St Clair Station Roofing and Streetcar Passenger Platform Replacement work will begin on Monday July 18th, 2016. On Monday, the 74 Mt Pleasant, 88 South Leaside, and Wheeltrans bus stops will be removed from the bus loop and relocated to Pleasant Blvd, while (some overnight and early morning work) will be conducted to build the new temporary loading platform in front of the Station’s Pleasant Blvd entrance in time for July 20th (when the 512 buses will be removed from the streetcar loop).  From July 20th customers will board 512 St Clair buses at the new temporary loading platform in front of the Pleasant Blvd entrance (the streetcar platform and a portion of the bus platform will be closed due to construction until December).

 Customer service ambassadors will be on hand at this station to assist customers with the changes. 

 The St Clair Station streetcar loop will be hoarded off and closed for customer use (however, an accessible pathway from the main entrance to the elevator will remain throughout construction).

 St Clair Station (at Yonge Street) new bus boarding locations:          

74 Mt Pleasant
From July 18 to December board buses on Pleasant Boulevard

88 South Leaside
From July 18 to December board buses on Pleasant Boulevard

Wheel-Trans
From July 18 to December board Wheel-Trans on Pleasant Boulevard

312 St Clair (Night Bus)
Board buses at Yonge Street and St Clair Avenue.

 512 St Clair Bus
From July 20 to December board 512 St Clair buses at the new temporary loading platform in front of the Station’s Pleasant Blvd entrance (the streetcar platform and a portion of the bus platform will be closed due to construction until December).

2016/07/21 – Heat Warning Declared

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 July 21, 2016

 Heat Warning Declared for Toronto

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Toronto’s Acting Medical Officer of Health, has issued a Heat Warning for Toronto today. The Heat Warning will be in effect until further notice.

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Final Week to Experience Summerlicious 2016

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July 18, 2016

Final week to experience Summerlicious 2016

This week is the last opportunity to enjoy a delicious three-course prix fixe meal as part of Summerlicious 2016, presented by Interac Association and produced by the City of Toronto.

More than 220 restaurants are participating in the popular prix fixe promotion, which offers mouth-watering meals at exceptional value. Three-course prix fixe lunch menus are priced at $18, $23 and $28, and dinner is priced at $28, $38 and $48.

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2016/07/14 – Heat Warning Upgraded

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 July 14, 2016

 Heat Warning upgraded to Extended Heat Warning in Toronto, cooling centres open

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. David McKeown, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, has upgraded the Heat Warning to an Extended Heat Warning for today. The Extended Heat Warning will be in effect until further notice.

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2016/07/12 – Heat Warning Declared

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 July 12, 2016

 Heat Warning Declared for Toronto

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. David McKeown, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, has issued a Heat Warning for Toronto today. The Heat Warning will be in effect until further notice.

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Extended Heat Warning Terminated

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 July 8, 2016

 Extended Heat Warning terminated for Toronto

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. David McKeown, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, has terminated the Extended Heat Warning for Toronto as of today.

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