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November 2, 2007
Media Advisory: Medical Officer of Health to release groundbreaking report on traffic pollution and health
  
Dr. David McKeown, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, will release a new report examining the extent to which serious illnesses and premature deaths are linked to traffic-related air pollution.

Gary Welsh, General Manager of the City’s Transportation Services Division will join Dr. McKeown to outline how changing the way we travel in Toronto will have significant health and economic benefits.

Date: Monday, November 5
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Members’ Lounge, City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. In the past three years, Toronto has won more than 70 awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contact:
Susan Sperling, Toronto Public Health, 416-338-7974, ssperli@toronto.ca


 

 

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