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May 22, 2013
Doors Open Toronto weekend kicks off with tour of new Bridgepoint Hospital
Councillor Michael Thompson (Ward 37 Scarborough Centre), Chair of the Economic Development Committee, will kick off this weekend's highly anticipated free city-wide event with a tour of one of Toronto's newest centres of innovation, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare.

Date: Thursday, May 23
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Bridgepoint Administration Building, 14 St. Matthews Rd.

Remarks focusing on Doors Open's new partnership with Great Gulf, a new Speakers' Series and expanded program of walking tours will be followed by a tour of the new hospital as well as the cells and gallows of the restored Don Jail.

Since its inception in 2000, Doors Open Toronto has attracted more than two million visits to nearly 600 unique locations across the city. It is Canada's largest Doors Open event and one of the three largest Doors Open events in the world. Doors Open Toronto is produced by the City of Toronto in partnership with the broader community.

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Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Giannina Warren
Economic Development & Culture



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