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June 17, 2013
Water safety awareness
Toronto Public Health and Parks, Forestry and Recreation are hosting a water safety event tomorrow to raise awareness about lifesaving and drowning prevention. This will also be an opportunity to promote the City's Blue Flag designation. Photo and interview opportunities will be available with Toronto's Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David McKeown, Toronto Police Marine Unit, Environmental Defence and Parks, Forestry and Recreation. The Waterfowl Management program's working dogs will also be available.

Date: Tuesday, June 18
Time: 11:15 am
Location: Woodbine Beach (foot of Northern Dancer Blvd. and Lakeshore Blvd. East by the Woodbine Bathing Station)

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.

Media Contact
Kris Scheuer, Toronto Public Health
416-338-8020, 416-677-6658 (cell)

Cheryl San Juan, Parks, Forestry and Recreation



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