Jan 21/18 – Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

January 21, 2018

Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

Warming Centre services at Regent Park Community Centre remain available until further notice.
City staff are continuously monitoring winter respite drop-in and warming centre usage to manage occupancy levels to ensure there is sufficient safe capacity to provide warm places for all who ask for them, which was the case last night.

There were shelter beds available in the men's, women's and co-ed sectors last night.

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Jan 22/18 – Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

January 22, 2018

Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

In response to media queries about a medical emergency at Moss Park yesterday, we can confirm that City staff called 911, Paramedics attended, treated and transported a client to hospital.

Warming Centre services at Regent Park Community Centre remain available until further notice.

City staff are continuously monitoring winter respite drop-in and warming centre usage to manage occupancy levels to ensure there is sufficient safe capacity to provide warm places for all who ask for them, which was the case last night.

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Mayor Tory announces pothole repair blitz for Toronto roads

News Release

January 19, 2018

Mayor Tory announces pothole repair blitz for Toronto roads

Following the recent period of freeze/thaw weather, there has been a surge of potholes in Toronto. The City of Toronto is responding by placing road repair crews on extended hours on Thursday and Friday, and will launch a pothole repair blitz on Saturday. Mayor John Tory made this announcement at the Eastern Yard this morning.

On a typical day, 25 crews are out repairing potholes, but during the blitz, 55 crews will work on filling potholes across the city, including on the Gardiner Expressway and Don Valley Parkway. Motorists are advised to expect minor delays and to give crews space while this work is conducted.

"Potholes are a nuisance when driving and biking, and can damage tires. Winter takes a toll on our roads, especially when we experience extreme swings in temperatures like we've experienced lately," said Mayor John Tory. "Our crews will take advantage of the break from the snow to focus on filling as many potholes as they can to help keep our roads in good condition."

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JJP Youth Centre Now Open

 

 

 

Jan 18/18 – Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

January 17, 2018

Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

Warming Centre services at Regent Park Community Centre remain available until further notice.

City staff are continuously monitoring winter respite drop-in and warming centre usage to manage occupancy levels to ensure there is sufficient safe capacity to provide warm places for all who ask for them, which was the case last night.

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Jan 16/18 – Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

January 16, 2018

Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

The Metro Hall Warming Centre closed yesterday and people were offered referrals to other services as well as transportation assistance. Regent Park remains open until further notice.

City staff are continuously monitoring winter respite drop-in and warming centre usage to manage occupancy levels to ensure there is sufficient safe capacity to provide warm places for all who ask for them, which was the case last night.

City staff are continuously monitoring winter respite drop-in and warming centre usage to manage occupancy levels to ensure there is sufficient safe capacity to provide warm places for all who ask for them, which was the case last night.

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Jan 15/18 – Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

January 15, 2018

Update on City of Toronto homelessness services

With the end of the Extreme Cold Weather Alert this morning, we are confirming that staff are demobilizing warming services at Metro Hall by about noon. Regent Park remains open until further notice. The 11 people at Metro Hall Warming Centre as of 6:45 are being offered transportation assistance to other services.

City staff are continuously monitoring winter respite drop-in and warming centre usage to manage occupancy levels to ensure there is sufficient safe capacity to provide warm places for all who ask for them, which was the case last night.

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