City Update: Swimming Pools & Other Water Amenities

Over 15 outdoor pools are now open just in time for some summertime fun!   The SwimTO program launched includes swimming beaches, wading pools, splash pads, and the city’s outdoor pools.   Swimmers are to leave their names with city staff for contract tracing purposes, and pools will be operating at limited capacity.   Leisure […]

City Update: Emergency Cooling Centres

  The City of Toronto has opened Emergency Cooling Centres.     Extreme heat is associated with negative health impacts ranging from heat stress to heatstroke and death. During periods of hot weather, the safety of all residents is the priority. All centres will operate from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. during Heat Warnings.     […]

City Update: Mandatory Mask Bylaw

  Beginning today, Tuesday, July 7, masks or face coverings are required in all indoor public spaces to help stop the spread of COVID-19.   On June 30, Toronto City Council voted unanimously in favour of a mandatory and temporary mask/face covering bylaw. Enforcement of this temporary bylaw will focus on education and otherwise be […]

Federal Update: Canada Student Service Grant (CSSG)

The new Canada Student Service Grant (CSSG) aims to encourage young people to take part in service activities that will help them support their communities’ COVID-19 response and gain invaluable experience.   This grant is administered by WE Charity, the CSSG is a one-time payment available at five levels, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. The […]