Media Advisory - Mayor Tory and Deputy Mayor McConnell to make an announcement about the Poverty Reduction Strategy

TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Mayor John Tory and Deputy Mayor Pam McConnell (Ward 28 Toronto Centre-Rosedale). will make an announcement about implementing the Poverty Reduction Strategy. They will be joined by Toronto Public Health and Toronto Employment and Social Services.

Date:  Monday, August 29
Time:  11:30 a.m. 
Location: Toronto Public Health Dental Clinic, Scarborough Civic Centre, 160 Borough Drive, Scarborough, ON

Photo and interview opportunities will be available with Mayor Tory and Deputy Mayor McConnell. Toronto Public Health Dental Services and Toronto Employment and Social Services staff will be on hand to respond to questions about the programs.

More information on City of Toronto dental services is available at

More information about the City of Toronto's Poverty Reduction Strategy is available at

TO Prosperity is the City's Poverty Reduction Strategy. Through this 20-year plan Toronto will address the issues, create solutions, and drive systemic change. We want to be renowned as a city where everyone has access to good jobs, adequate income, stable housing, affordable transportation, nutritious food, and supportive services. Visit to see how we are working towards our vision.

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us @TorontoComms.

SOURCE City of Toronto

For further information: Media Contacts: Toronto Public Health: Lenore Bromley, Toronto Public Health, 416-338-7974,; Mayor's Office: Keerthana Kamalavasan, Office of the Mayor, 647-460-7507,


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