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October 26, 2017
Media briefing on winter readiness plans for homeless Torontonians
Paul Raftis, General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, will brief media on the City of Toronto's plans to provide shelter, respite and other services to keep those who are experiencing homelessness safe during the coming winter months.

The five winter respite service locations that will be available 24/7 from November 15, 2017 through to April 15, 2018 will be announced.

Date: Friday, October 27
Time: 10 to 10:20 a.m. presentation, 10:20 to 10:30 a.m. questions from the media
Location: Boardroom A (entry from elevator lobby), 8th floor, East Tower, City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

Note: Only members of the media will be permitted.

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Media Contact
Pat Anderson
Shelter, Support and Housing Administration



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