Country Flags imageQueen's Park has been designated as a lawful protest site for the G20 Summit. Toronto General Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital are located within walking distance of Queen's Park. For this reason, expect major travel delays and be cautious when traveling by foot in this area.  

In the event of an incident occurring externally, there may be restricted access to the hospital. Please inform relatives and visitors to be mindful of this possibility.

PDF icon imageA message to clinic patients from Robert S. Bell, President and CEO, University Health Network

As a precaution, UHN has cancelled many of our outpatient clinics on Friday, June 25, 2010, except for the following: dialysis at Toronto General Hospital; radiation therapy and chemotherapy at Princess Margaret Hospital; medical imaging at all UHN sites. These clinics will remain open for our patients on Friday, June 25, 2010. Should you be unable to make your scheduled appointment, please call your clinic to let them know in advance.

For frequently updated UHN information during the G20 Summit week, check out the UHN website at www.uhn.ca, and you can join  the UHN Facebook fan page by searching University Health Network on Facebook.com. You can also follow UHN on Twitter at @UHN_News.

 

MAPS AND TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Whenever possible, staff, patients and visitors should avoid driving in from the south end of the city and find an alternate route from the north.

Public transportation including GO Transit and the TTC will run as normal. To sign up for continuous transit updates through e-Alerts, click below:
GO Transit
TTC

The TTC will be operating as usual, the King, Queen, Spadina and Harbourfront streetcars. Staff should anticipate delays in public transportation during the G20 Week (June 20 – June 27).

The UHN Shuttle Bus will be operating on Saturday June 26 and Sunday June 27 from 6:00AM until 5:00PM. Please note that the Shuttle service will make all efforts to keep to the usual schedule, but traffic congestion may cause delays.

 

IMPORTANT G20 LINKS

To keep yourself informed during the Summit period, you can visit the following resources that should be updated regularly: 
The Toronto Star Blog
Globe and Mail's G8/G20 Local View Blog

Additional security information can be found through the Government of Canada's G8-G20 Integrated Security Unit website.

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