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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City of Toronto issues its 2017 final property tax bills

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June 19, 2017

City of Toronto issues its 2017 final property tax bills

The City of Toronto has mailed its 2017 final property tax bills. All property owners should have received their bills by June 15. The final property tax bills are the second of two regular tax bills that are mailed each year.

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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

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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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Update – June 9/17 Public Safety Information and Update on Flooding Conditions along Waterfront Areas

June 9, 2017

Public Safety Information and Update on Flooding Conditions along Waterfront Areas

While stabilizing, water levels in Lake Ontario remain high. Even with optimal conditions, it is expected to take several weeks for water levels in the lake to subside and to see improvement. Members of the public are asked to note the following safety information and updates on flooding conditions on Toronto Island and along the city's waterfront areas:

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Weekend events with road closures in Toronto

News Release

June 8, 2017

Weekend events with road closures in Toronto

Several 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 are 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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Seniors’ safety in spotlight as Toronto Fire Services launches month

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June 7, 2017

Seniors' safety in spotlight as Toronto Fire Services launches month of safety awareness programming

Toronto Fire Services kicked off its 11th annual Safety Awareness Month initiative today with a safe seniors symposium at Toronto City Hall.

Today's event in the council chamber opened with an address by Councillor Josh Matlow (Ward 22 St. Paul's), Toronto Seniors Advocate, and by Fire Services Division Chief Stephen Welowszky. Other Fire Services staff and the Toronto Police Service, Toronto Public Health, the City's Transportation Services division and the Office of Emergency Management made presentations. Interactive displays were another feature of the event.

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