City of Toronto kicks off four-day Canada Days festival at Nathan Phillips Square

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June 30, 2017

City of Toronto kicks off four-day Canada Days festival at Nathan Phillips Square with Barenaked Ladies and Buffy Sainte-Marie

The free Canada Days celebration officially begins today at Nathan Phillips Square. The City-produced four-day music festival includes live music, dance, circus and street arts from 5 to 11 p.m., with a fireworks finale at 10:55 p.m. The full performance lineup is available at http://www.toronto.ca/canadadays.

Canada Days is part of the City's TO Canada with Love year-long program of more than 30 celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions marking Canada's 150th birthday.

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Garrison Creek Toronto Western Family Health Team Now Open

Toronto Western Family Health Team - Garrison Creek Location Now Open
928 St. Clair Ave W., Toronto, ON M6C 1C6 - 416-603-5888
Register Online: twfht.ca

Toronto Public Health confirms case of hepatitis A at local restaurant

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June 29, 2017

Toronto Public Health Confirms Case of Hepatitis A at Local Restaurant

Toronto Public Health is advising anyone who consumed food or beverages at O'Grady's on Church restaurant located at 518 Church St. in Toronto between June 7 and June 23 that they may have been exposed to hepatitis A.

An employee of the restaurant is a confirmed case of hepatitis A. While the risk is low, individuals who consumed food or beverages from this restaurant during these dates should watch for signs and symptoms, practice thorough hand washing and consider contacting their health care provider as they may be eligible for vaccination.
Toronto Public Health is holding free hepatitis A vaccine clinics for anyone who consumed food or beverages at this restaurant during this time period. The hepatitis A vaccine is most effective when received within 14 days of exposure.

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Toronto Drop-In Network’s 2017 Spring/Summer List

Toronto Drop-In Services
Spring/Summer, 2017
Version 1.1 (June 2017)

The Toronto Drop-In Network (TDIN) is an active coalition of over 50 diverse drop-in centres in Toronto, which support people who are homeless, marginally housed, or socially isolated (including men, women, youth, LGBTQ2S, seniors, and families). TDIN works in collaboration with its community partners to increase the capacity of Toronto’s drop-in centres through engagement, training,

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Prix fixe reservations for Summerlicious begin today

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June 22, 2017

Prix fixe reservations for Summerlicious begin today

Reservations for Toronto's premier prix fixe food event, Summerlicious which is presented by YP Dine and produced by the City of Toronto, begin today at more than 200 participating restaurants across the city. The 15th annual culinary celebration takes place July 7 to 23.

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Summerlicious runs from July 7 to 23 at more than 200 Toronto restaurants

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June 15, 2017

Summerlicious runs from July 7 to 23 at more than 200 Toronto restaurants

Summerlicious, presented by YP Dine and produced by the City of Toronto, returns July 7 to 23 with mouth-watering meals served at more than 200 of Toronto's favourite restaurants. Three-course prix fixe lunch menus are priced at $18, $23 and $28 and dinner menus are priced at $28, $38 and $48. Reservations begin on June 22.

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Weekend events with road closures in Toronto – June 14, 2017

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June 14, 2017

Weekend events with road closures in Toronto

A variety of special events in Toronto this weekend will involve road closures as described below. Residents and visitors are encouraged to come out and enjoy these events. Businesses in the areas affected will be open to pedestrian traffic but some roads will be closed to vehicles.

Festivals and other special events are important to the city, injecting hundreds of millions of dollars annually into Toronto’s economy, and they are enjoyed each year by local residents.

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2017/06/11- Heat Warning Issued for Toronto

News Release

June 11, 2017

Heat Warning issued for Toronto

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

During a Heat Warning, members of the public are 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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