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Toronto Public Health's free flu vaccine clinics begin today

October 27, 2017   

Toronto residents can reduce their risk of getting sick with the flu by attending one of Toronto Public Health's free flu vaccine clinics offered from October 27 to November 17 at five locations across the city. The flu vaccine is also available in doctors' offices and at more than 600 Toronto pharmacies.

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City of Toronto announces expansion of winter services, increasing number of sites, total capacity and days of 24-hour service

October 27, 2017 

Paul Raftis, General Manager of the City of Toronto's Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, today announced details about an expanded suite of services available this winter to assist residents who are experiencing homelessness.

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Toronto historic sites whimsically illustrated in new exhibit and book

October 4, 2017

A new art exhibit consisting of more than 100 sketches by artist and urban geographer Daniel Rotsztain illuminates Toronto's history through his illustrations of historic sites and artifacts. The City of Toronto's Todmorden Mills Heritage Site is presenting the exhibit, called A Colourful History: Toronto's Historic Sites, from October 4 to 15 as part of the TO Canada with Love Canada 150 program.

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City of Toronto reminds all road users to take extra care on roads in residential neighbourhoods

October 23, 2017

The City of Toronto is reminding all road users – pedestrians, cyclists and drivers – to be more aware of each other, especially as we enter a season when daylight hours are greatly reduced.

To help remind the public to slow down and to be aware, the City of Toronto has produced two new Please Slow Down lawn signs that remind road users to drive carefully as they travel in local neighbourhoods with older adults (orange sign) and school children (blue sign). The new signs include graphics of older adults walking and two children playing. The public can help spread this safety message by picking up signs at their local councillor’s office and displaying them in their neighbourhoods.

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Intersection of Bay Street and Harbour Street in downtown Toronto closed beginning Friday for road reconstruction

October 4, 2017

The City is making progress on the construction of the new off ramp from the Gardiner Expressway to Lower Simcoe Street. As part of the project, Harbour Street needs to be reconstructed and widened. To complete that work, beginning on Friday, October 6 at 9 p.m. and extending to Tuesday, October 10 at 5 a.m., the intersection of Bay Street and Harbour Street will be fully closed to traffic, pedestrians and cyclists.

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