Category: News

City of Toronto increasing funding for shelter safety measures and working with partners on COVID-19 vaccination for those experiencing homelessness

The City of Toronto is making an additional $3 million available to all shelters, 24-hour respites sites, temporary response programs and daytime drop-ins to support implementation of additional Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) measures. The measures respond to the emergence of COVID-19 variants of concern (VOCs), which create increased risk due to their potentially greater… Read more »

City of Toronto and partners announce Vaccine Equity Transportation Plan

Today, the City of Toronto announced the Vaccine Equity Transportation Plan, a multi-faceted plan to help ensure vulnerable residents and seniors can access COVID-19 vaccinations by removing barriers to transportation and making it easier to travel to clinics. This program is intended for those who have limited transportation options or who cannot afford transportation to… Read more »

City of Toronto launches Toronto Clean Energy Partnership to boost trade and reduce global greenhouse gas emissions

Today, the City of Toronto launched the Toronto Clean Energy Partnership to support a consortium of more than 30 Toronto clean technology companies in developing and bidding on international green infrastructure projects in Central and Eastern Europe. The Partnership was launched today by Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson (Scarborough Centre), Chair of the City’s Economic and… Read more »

City of Toronto continuing COVID-19 vaccine outreach to seniors

The City of Toronto continues to respond to COVID-19. Today, Mayor John Tory, Medical Officer of Health Dr. Eileen de Villa and Fire Chief and General Manager of the Office of Emergency Management Matthew Pegg provided an update on the City’s measures to prevent the spread of the virus, support Toronto’s seniors and vaccinate all… Read more »