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Lyme disease documentary premieres at Hot Docs

The Quiet Epidemic, a feature-length documentary about Lymedisease, has been selected to premiere at Hot Docs in Toronto on May2nd—aligning with the start of Lyme Awareness Month. The film willbe featured in Hot Docs' Special Presentations Program, a selectionof 15 films to watch at this year's festival. If you are in...

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NEWS: Three words to save your life

Toronto Police Operations @TPSOperations Feb 2/2022MEDICAL COMPLAINT:Glen Rouge Campground* 8 pm *- River appears to be frozen- A woman has fallen through the ice- Officers located her using What 3 Words- An officer jumped into the river- She has been pulled to safety- Both being treated for exposure#GO220539^dh So what is...

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NEWS: Ultrarunner Holland Smashes Bruce Trail FKT

  Karen Holland of Kimberley, Ontario has broken the overall (men’s) record for the fastest time running the length of Ontario’s Bruce Trail. She began her run at 6 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 3 and finished the southbound journey from Tobermorey to Niagara on Sunday, Sept. 12 at 4:51 a.m. after...

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NEWS: Parking Reservations Required

Be prepared to make parking reservations at some parks and conservationareas along the Bruce Trail. Parking reservations are currently required for: Hamilton Conservation Authority (conservationhamilton.ca): Spencer Gorge CA (Webster Falls, Tew Falls, Dundas Peak)Credit Valley Conservation (cvcparks.ca): Cheltenham Badlands CABruce Peninsula National Park (pc.gc.ca/bruce): *NEW* Reservations required for parking at Halfway...

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NEWS: Provincial Parks: Free vehicle permits for Mon-Thurs

Mono Cliffs Provincial Park Free day passes offered Mondays-Thursdays in 115 provincial parks starting today, Monday June 7, 2021. In a bid to help space out visits to Ontario's parks and prevent overcrowding, the provincial government is providing free day-use permits at 115 parks from Monday to Thursday. Starting on today,...

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NEWS: Don Valley trails subway style

Matthew Colenbrander, 26, has created an easy-to-read map of the Don's multi-use trail network in a subway-style format."I made it because I love the valley and the ravines and I want everyone to be able to take full advantage of them," saysColenbrander. "Especially people who live in communities like Thorncliffe Park...

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COVID-19 Related Closures & Re-Openings May16, 2020

With the recent Provincial announcement on the re-opening of Provincial Parks and Conservation Reserves, the Bruce Trail Conservancy is beginning the process of a safe and controlled staged re-opening of the Bruce Trail. Some sections of the Bruce Trail are re-opening for hiking as we coordinate with our partners. [See our message] As...

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Covid-19 Preventative Steps & Info -Toronto Health

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) What are coronaviruses? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Some coronaviruses can cause illness in people and others can cause illness in animals. Rarely, animal coronaviruses can infect people, and more rarely, these can then spread from person-to-person through close contact. What is the 2019 Novel...

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