Minister of Health to announce federal funding to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Toronto

Media advisory

September 10, 2020, Toronto, ON – The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Federal Minister of Health, will announce Government of Canada funding to the City of Toronto to support its efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 among city residents. The Minister will be joined by Toronto Mayor John Tory and Medical Officer of Health Dr. Eileen de Villa.

Announcement is by Webex only.

Media questions will be taken immediately following the announcement.


Friday, September 11, 2020


9:15 A.M. (EDT)


Podium Roof
Toronto City Hall
100 Queen Street West

To encourage and maintain physical distancing, media can join online through Webex starting at 9:15 A.M. with meeting number 803530716 or​ Global News will provide pool coverage and distribute at Toronto TOC or Dejero Multipoint as part of the Network COVID pools distribution plan. For further information on this option, contact Global Resources at 416-446-5400 or​​​​​​​ 


Media Inquiries:

Cole Davidson
Office of the Honourable Patty Hajdu
Minister of Health

Media Relations
Public Health Agency of Canada

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