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Ronaldo Felipe, right, stops Stuart Wall's shot on Bloor Street during the 2015 Open Streets Toronto event.
Jul 26, 2016 | Add Comment | City Centre Mirror

Danforth to join Yonge and Bloor streets for Open Street Toronto’s third year of car-free Sundays

Justin Skinner

Open Streets TO is gearing up for a third year of car-free days downtown, and the popular event...

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Ontario | Jul 25, 2016

Ontario to stop paying for high-dose opioids

Ontario to stop paying for high-dose opioids in push to reduce addiction

Food | Jul 22, 2016
Grab Some Good

Get healthy food options at mobile food market open every Friday in front of Toronto General Hospital

A new partnership between the University Health Network (UHN), Toronto Public Health and FoodShare aims to help bridge the...

City Centre Mirror | by Justin Skinner
Health | Jul 19, 2016
Rick McGraw

Toronto resident Rick McGraw climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to help purchase laser surgery machine for SickKids

Given that he only got into hiking a few years ago, 72-year-old Rick McGraw’s upcoming adventure is a tall order – but one...

City Centre Mirror | by Justin Skinner
News | Jul 19, 2016
Spiral Garden

Kids with and without disabilities both enjoy Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital’s Spiral Garden summer program

Zach Rayment bangs his hands on the drum, keeping rhythm with the melodic chanting and guitar strumming. Moments later,...

City Centre Mirror | by Fannie Sunshine
News | Jul 19, 2016
Project O.R. Smile program

New program at Michael Garron Hospital making kids smile

An innovative new program at Michael Garron Hospital (MGH) is putting smiles on the faces of kids in the community. The...

East York Mirror | by Tara Hatherly
News | Jul 11, 2016
The Brain Project

Vote for top five Brain Project exhibits at venues across Toronto in support of Baycrest Health Sciences

A downtown open air public art exhibition this summer focusing on the brain is hoping to raise $1.5 million for Baycrest...

York Guardian
Jul 05, 2016

Riverside BIA Walks series showcasing health and wellness services and shops

As part of its 2016 Riverside Walks series, the Riverside Business Improvement Area (BIA) is hosting a free tour showcasing...

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Jun 30, 2016

Sunnybrook welcomes youth visitors with 12 new Smilezones

Colourful animal and nature-themed murals hang on brightly painted walls, coupled with iPad stations and comfortable seating...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Fannie Sunshine
Jun 29, 2016

Toronto’s Emily’s House hospice for children receives provincial funding boost

Emily’s House, the only residential hospice for children in Toronto, has received a funding increase of $134,000 from the...

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Jun 28, 2016

Etobicoke General Hospital breaks ground on future four-storey patient tower

Etobicoke General Hospital officially broke ground Tuesday on its future four-storey patient tower. Ontario Health...

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Jun 24, 2016

Etobicoke MPP Yvan Baker promises more spending on community care by Ontario government

Ninety-year-old Fred Otte has two private caregivers, as well as two Community Care Access Centre workers, to help him...

Etobicoke Guardian | Add Comment | by Tamara Shephard
Jun 21, 2016

Proposed safe injection site in Queen West Central gets positive feedback at meeting

If the public’s opinion is taken into account – and by all indications it will be – the Queen West Central Toronto Community...

Parkdale Villager | Add Comment | by Justin Skinner
Jun 20, 2016

Heat Warning extended for Toronto; thunderstorms expected late afternoon

An Extended Heat Warning has been issued Monday, June 20 for Toronto. Dr. David McKeown, Toronto’s medical officer of...

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Jun 15, 2016

Marnie’s Studio, an arts-based room at SickKids Hospital offers patients a chance to relax and enjoy

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is well-known for its top-notch pediatric care, but another key part of its role...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Justin Skinner
Jun 14, 2016

Meet Toronto Maple Leaf’s Peter Holland and Montreal Canadiens PK Subban at All-Star Gala for SickKids

The NHL season may be over, but hockey fans can still get up close and personal with some of the sport’s stars while raising...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Justin Skinner
Jun 10, 2016

Nicola’s Kids Triathlon raises money to support bone marrow failure and myelodysplasia research at SickKids

The 7th annual Nicola’s Kids Triathlon in support of The Hospital for Sick Children will be held at Bayview Glen School, 275...

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