My Statement on 1,000 COVID-19 Deaths in Toronto

Today we reached a tragic milestone in our city: 1,000 Torontonians have lost their lives to COVID-19. These people were...

COVID-19 Updates - June 12th

Dear friends, We are going to have to learn to live with the ongoing threat of COVID-19. Without a vaccine,...

Toronto Public Health Expands Case and Contact Tracing Work

Case and contact tracing, where public health staff work with COVID-19 patients to trace and isolate their recent contacts, is...

Toronto Board of Health Meeting and COVID-19 Updates - June 8th

Dear friends, At today’s virtual meeting of the Toronto Board of Health, the Board moved ahead with COVID-19 recovery planning...

Statement on the Province's Re-opening Measures

Today, the Ontario Government announced plans for a second stage of re-opening. I am relieved that the Province has agreed...

Board of Health Meeting Update: COVID-19 Recovery, Overdose Prevention, and Addressing Anti-Black Racism

We must continue applying a public health lens to every step we take. That’s as true when it comes to...

COVID-19 Updates - June 5th

Dear friends, Anti-Black racism is real and pervasive in our city and our country. I stand in solidarity with the...

Update on Toronto Public Health’s Case and Contact Management Work

Case and contact management is the work that public health units do to contain virus spread and keep people safe....

Tackling the Overdose and Opioid Poisoning Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic is not the only public health crisis in Toronto. Over the past four years, 14,000 Canadians have...

Building New Affordable Housing and Bike Lanes, COVID-19 Updates - May 29th

Dear friends, We are currently facing both a great crisis and a historic opportunity to build a stronger and fairer...