2017-30-09_Weekend events with road closures in Toronto

News Release

September 28, 2017

Weekend events with road closures in Toronto

This weekend, a number of events and activities will happen in and around Toronto's downtown core. Events such as the Just for Laughs comedy festival, Invictus Games Toronto 2017 closing ceremony, Toronto Maple Leafs' pre-season game at Ricoh Coliseum, Nuit Blanche Toronto, Oktoberfest and other activities will create a festive atmosphere of excitement and increase the number of eventgoers in downtown Toronto. Residents and visitors are encouraged to come out and enjoy these events responsibly to keep the festivities fun and family-friendly.

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2017/09/27 – Extended Heat Warning terminated for Toronto

News Release        

September 27, 2017

Extended Heat Warning terminated for Toronto

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto's Medical Officer of Health, has terminated the Extended Heat Warning for Toronto as of today.

More information is available at http://www.toronto.ca/health.

Information to help residents prepare for extreme weather and weatherproof their homes is available at http://www.toronto.ca/extremeweatherready.

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Nuit Blanche Toronto 2017 – Planning Ahead, Getting There and Getting Around

News Release

September 26, 2017

Nuit Blanche Toronto 2017 – Planning Ahead, Getting There and Getting Around

Nuit Blanche Toronto returns this weekend for the annual all-night celebration of contemporary art beginning at sunset at 6:58 p.m. on Saturday, September 30 to sunrise on Sunday, October 1. For the best experience at the event, the public is encouraged to plan ahead. Information on getting to, around and home from the event is available at http://nbto.com/ as well as in this news release.

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Police Services Release: Travelling in Toronto – Sept. 27 to 29

Toronto Police have issued today's news release regarding road closures. It can be found here: http://torontopolice.on.ca/newsreleases/39126 and is included in the body of this email below.

The Invictus Games 2017 are taking place September 23 to 30.

City staff are working in partnership with Toronto Police Service to provide a safe and secure environment for those attending the games, as well as those who live and work in the city. Various road closures will be in effect in accordance to the Toronto Police Service's security plan and to accommodate the transportation of competitors.

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Police Services Release: Travelling in Toronto – Sept. 25 to 27

Toronto Police have issued today's news release regarding road closures. It can be found here: http://torontopolice.on.ca/newsreleases/39126 and is included in the body of this email below.

The Invictus Games 2017 are taking place September 23 to 30.

City staff are working in partnership with Toronto Police Service to provide a safe and secure environment for those attending the games, as well as those who live and work in the city. Various road closures will be in effect in accordance to the Toronto Police Service's security plan and to accommodate the transportation of competitors.

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2017/09/25 – Extended Heat Warning Issued for Toronto

News Release

September 25, 2017

Extended Heat Warning issued for Toronto

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto's Medical Officer of Health, has upgraded the Heat Warning to an Extended Heat Warning, until further notice.

During an Extended 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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2017/09/23- Heat Warning Issued for Toronto

News Release

September 23, 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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Police Services Release: Travelling in Toronto – Sept. 24 to 26

Toronto Police have issued today's news release regarding road closures. It can be found here: http://torontopolice.on.ca/newsreleases/39125 and is included in the body of this email below.

The Invictus Games 2017 are taking place September 23 to 30.

City staff are working in partnership with Toronto Police Service to provide a safe and secure environment for those attending the games, as well as those who live and work in the city. Various road closures will be in effect in accordance to the Toronto Police Service's security plan and to accommodate the transportation of competitors.

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Update: One lane will remain open during construction on Allen Road off-ramp beginning September 25

News Release

September 22, 2017

Update: One lane will remain open during construction on Allen Road off-ramp beginning September 25

The Allen Road southbound off-ramp at Lawrence Avenue West in Toronto will be reduced to one lane each night from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. beginning Monday, September 25 and extending until Sunday, October 1 to allow for ramp-widening work, weather permitting. The widened ramp will open fully at 5 a.m. on October 1.

To help manage traffic in the area, enhanced signage will inform drivers of the road closures and signal-timing changes are being made on parallel routes. Road users, however, should still expect delays and increased traffic on nearby roads.

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Police Services Release: Travelling in Toronto – Sept. 22 to 24

Toronto Invictus Games 2017,
Travelling in Toronto,
Friday, September 22, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017

Corporate Communications
416-808-7100

Between September 23, 2017 and September 30, 2017, the City of Toronto will be hosting the 2017 Invictus Games.

In order to provide a safe and secure environment for all involved, there will be road closures in effect.

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