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Winners of the 2017 Toronto Urban Design Awards announced

September 13, 2017  

This evening at a ceremony at the Palais Royale, members of the design and development community came together to celebrate the 2017 Toronto Urban Design Awards winners.

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City of Toronto staff currently reviewing latest census data

September 13, 2017

This morning, Statistics Canada issued the latest release of the 2016 Census data on income. City staff are reviewing the data and will be available to respond to media inquiries about the latest census findings as of noon tomorrow, September 14.

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Indigenous art concept by Tannis Nielsen selected for Lower Simcoe underpass

July 12, 2017

The City of Toronto announced today that artist Tannis Nielsen, of Métis, Anishnawbe and Danish ancestry, has been chosen to create artwork in the underpass for Lower Simcoe Street between Station Street and Bremner Boulevard.

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Toronto moves to open an interim supervised injection service

August 14, 2017                

In response to the increasing overdoses and overdose-related deaths in the community, Toronto Public Health will soon open an interim supervised injection service. This interim site is intended to provide immediate services while work is completed to open the City's permanent supervised injection site this fall. Supervised injection services are health services that provide a safer and hygienic environment for people to inject pre-obtained drugs under the supervision of qualified staff.

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Sister cities Toronto and Chicago partnering to create street art for Canada 150 and Year of Public Art

July 11, 2017

The City of Toronto and the City of Chicago are participating in a cultural exchange that will result in a street art project in both cities to commemorate Canada's 150th birthday and the "Year of Public Art" that is taking place in Chicago.

The joint initiative will involve a Chicago artist creating a piece of street art in Toronto while a Toronto artist does the same thing in Chicago. 

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