Important Toronto Services
Doctors & Emergencies
911 – Emergency Services – Fire, Police Ambulance
311 - City related questions - Garbage, Roads, Trees, Complaints and more
Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000 is a free, confidential telephone service you can call to get health advice or general health information from a Registered Nurse 24 hours a day 7 days per week.
Ontario Poison Centre 1-800-268-9017 or 416-813-5900 offers expert poison advice, 24 hrs a day.
Health Care Connect helps you locate a family doctor in your area who is accepting new patients
The College of Physicians & Surgeons also has a doctor search tool.
Toronto Transit Commission – subways, buses and streetcars.
Go Transit – commuter buses and trains.
Taxis & Limos – directory and fares.
News and Information
Globe & Mail – national and international news.
National Post – national and international news.
Toronto Star – Toronto and GTA news.
Toronto Sun – local tabloid.
Toronto.com - online entertainment guide.
Toronto Life – news, restaurants, shopping, and culture.
NOW - alternative news and entertainment.
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Recommended for those new in town
Wellbeing Toronto - facts & figures about Toronto neighbourhoods.
Toronto Newcomers’ Club – activities for spouses.
Internations – get-togethers for expats and global minds in downtown Toronto and online.