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My City My Six event to celebrate Toronto stories

September 26, 2017

Councillor Michael Thompson (Ward 37 Scarborough Centre), Chair of the City of Toronto's Economic Development Committee, and Councillor Chin Lee (Ward 41 Scarborough - Rouge River) will join project participants tomorrow evening to help celebrate the My City My Six exhibits showcasing Toronto residents' stories told in six words.

Date: Wednesday, September 27

Time: 5 to 7 p.m.; remarks at 5:30 p.m.

Location: Rotunda, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

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Nuit Blanche Toronto 2017 – planning ahead, getting there and getting around

September 26, 2017         

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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City of Toronto exhibit reveals the lives of Canadian First World War soldiers

September 22, 2017

Mackenzie House, with the help of public submissions, is presenting Eaton's Goes to War: Family, Memory & Meaning from September 21, 2017 to January 31, 2018. The exhibit reveals the lives of Eaton's employees who served in the First World War. The display is part of the City's TO Canada with Love Canada 150 program.

“Thanks to the public, we are now able to tell the stories of some of the people behind these anonymous photos,” said Mayor John Tory. "This exhibit helps us to honour the sacrifices of those who helped Canada during the First World War."

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Extended Heat Warning issued for Toronto

September 25, 2017

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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City of Toronto reopens the Lower Don Trail

September 23, 2017

Mayor John Tory, joined by Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon (Ward 32 Beaches-East York), Chair of the City's Parks and Environment Committee, Councillor Mary Fragedakis (Ward 29 Toronto-Danforth), Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Ward 27 Toronto Centre-Rosedale) and representatives from partners Evergreen and the Trans Canada Trail, reopened the Lower Don Trail this morning as part of Ravine Days, a weekend-long celebration of Toronto's unique ravine network.

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