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City of Toronto issues 1st extreme cold weather alert as temperatures drop – Toronto

City of Toronto issues 1st extreme cold weather alert as temperatures drop - Toronto

The City of Toronto has issued its first extreme cold weather alert for the winter season as temperatures hit frigid conditions from the wind chill. Environment Canada is forecasting a high of -7 C but wind chills making it feel like between -14 C and -22 C into Thursday …

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Six-week vaccine pilot project to kick off Monday at Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Six-week vaccine pilot project to kick off Monday at Metro Toronto Convention Centre

A pilot program is set to start administering COVID-19 vaccines in Toronto on Monday at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. It will be the city’s first vaccination clinic in a community setting. The hope is that it will set the stage for what the future rollout of COVID-19 vaccines …

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All of Toronto’s long-term care homes have held clinics offering 1st COVID-19 vaccine dose – Toronto

All of Toronto’s long-term care homes have held clinics offering 1st COVID-19 vaccine dose - Toronto

All 87 long-term care homes in Toronto have now held immunization clinics where staff and residents have been able to receive the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to City officials. The City of Toronto made the announcement on Friday, which comes before the original target date of …

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Coronavirus: Toronto retailer feeling the bylaw blues while trying to reach customers outdoors – Toronto

Faithful regulars have still been coming by. But even they say they aren’t spending as much as they would if they could browse indoors.

Lockdowns meant to curb the spread of COVID-19 are preventing in-store shopping for all but essential businesses, and the lack of clarity surrounding the orders are making for a less-than-festive season for locals. As customers wait by the door, Steven Gerry emerged from his midtown Toronto gift shop with …

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Experts tell City of Toronto to change messaging to influence COVID-19 rule-breakers – Toronto

Toronto Public Health’s advertising campaigns have been largely focused around information, which experts say only work for those acting rationally.

After breaking its record for COVID-19 case counts on two consecutive days this week, some are calling on Toronto to change up its messaging in order to reach those who have tuned out of the daily warnings. Both Mayor John Tory and medical officer of health Dr. Eileen de …

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Toronto palliative care team sees caseload double since start of COVID-19 – Toronto

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Dr. Naheed Dosani has a passion for helping people experiencing homelessness and since 2014 he has been part of the PEACH (Palliative Education and Care for the Homeless) team, a group dedicated to helping people experiencing homelessness with end-of-life care. The PEACH program operates through Toronto’s Inner City Health Associates. Before …

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Toronto to maintain more outdoor spaces during winter due to coronavirus pandemic – Toronto

Toronto to maintain more outdoor spaces during winter due to coronavirus pandemic - Toronto

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 25, 2020 6:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The City of Toronto will ramp up winter maintenance so residents can spend more time …

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Here’s how Toronto, Peel Region will enforce new ‘red-level’ social gathering rules – Toronto

Here’s how Toronto, Peel Region will enforce new ‘red-level’ social gathering rules - Toronto

Health officials in Toronto and Peel Region said bylaw officers will only enforce social gathering size limits amid the COVID-19 pandemic under Ontario’s new red category restrictions. However, officials said bylaw officers from both regions will not be issuing tickets if groups from different households are caught congregating because …

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City of Toronto to suspend some recreation programs amid coronavirus resurgence – Toronto

City of Toronto to suspend some recreation programs amid coronavirus resurgence - Toronto

The City of Toronto is set to suspend some recreation programs amid a resurgence in coronavirus cases. The announcement comes one week after the city’s medical officer of health, Dr. Eileen de Villa, recommended that indoor gym classes and sports activities discontinue. “Based on these recommendations, Parks, Forestry and …

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11 Toronto venues shut down since COVID-19 muffled live music scene: report – Toronto

11 Toronto venues shut down since COVID-19 muffled live music scene: report - Toronto

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 9, 2020 6:43 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A new report suggests that the COVID-19 pandemic has struck a devastating blow to Toronto’s already struggling live …

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