City/Local News Round-Up ~ Aug. 29 – Sep. 4

LABOUR DAY W/E UPDATE ON CITY PROGRAMS AND SERVICES 

Update from the City on things that are open this weekend. 

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CITY HIGHLIGHTS KEY ‘SUMMER OF COVID” ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Over the last six months, the City says it has made significant strides to contain the spread of the virus and support the recovery and rebuild of the city.

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51 STYLISH MASKS FROM TORONTO DESIGNERS

Designers around the city have turned their attention toward crafting facial protection in funky prints and in comfortable and luxurious materials, says Jean Grant at Toronto Life. 

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YOUR ULTIMATE GUIDE TO JETTING OFF

Canadians consumed by wanderlust can choose from nearly 50 international destinations that aren’t requiring travellers from this country to quarantine on arrival, says Meredith MacLeod at CTV News. 

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TORONTO’S TOP DOCTOR ANSWERS COVID-19 QUESTIONS

As many parents in the city decide whether to allow their children back to school next month amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Toronto’s top public health official says she will be sending her kids to school.

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WEEK LONG TRIPLE DIGIT STRETCH IN ONTARIO

Majority of the cases concentrated in Toronto and Peel, with 43 and 34, respectively.

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FORD AND EDUCATION MINISTER TOUR SCHOOL

Tour provided a first-hand look at the health and safety measures being encouraged by Canada’s largest education board. 

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CITY PRESENTS COVID-19 RESURGENCE PLAN

 Plan outlines priorities and associated actions that the City will implement in the event of a resurgence of COVID-19.

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DOVA OPENS TO RAVE REVIEWS

….at least from my good friends three doors up on Metcalfe Street! They know their restaurants, so this is solid thumbs-up. Dova serves upscale Sicilian and Mediterranean food and deserve some Cabbagetown support after the pandemic delayed their opening for so long.

BlogTO and PostCity’s TRNTO have weighted in too.

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GREEN THUMBS GROWING KIDS – LATEST NEWSLETTER

We introduced local not-for-profit, GTGK in our last weekly update. Here’s a link to their September newsletter.

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