Exhibition Place Newslink

April 17, 2020

We hope that you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy. We are all navigating unchartered waters right now; as individuals, as businesses, and as a society. First and foremost, it is of paramount importance to prioritize our health and wellness. Without that, nothing else can follow. We are thinking of you, our clients, friends, and colleagues, and hoping that we get to see you all again in person, soon.  Meantime, we are still here for you; please reach out to us if there is anything we can do to help.

- A Message From Exhibition Place

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PROVINCIAL AND CITY NEWS

The Ontario legislature has passed a bill to extend the Province’s state of emergency until May 12th. Exhibition Place is monitoring announcements from both the Province and the City on a daily basis and is prepared to ramp –up operations, as permitted, when permitted.

In case you’re not already aware, the City of Toronto provides daily statements from the Fire Chief & General Manager of Emergency Management and Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health. These are a great source of information on how the City is managing the crisis and what you can do to help. Here are the web links:

Fire Chief & General Manager of Emergency Management.

Medical Officer of Health.

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THE PRINCES' GATES IS SHINING BLUE IN SUPPORT OF THOSE FIGHTING COVID-19

Exhibition Place is saying thank you to all healthcare and City of Toronto workers for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Princes’ Gates at Exhibition Place, Toronto is lighting up blue in support of all frontline healthcare and essential workers who continue to lead the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Enercare Centre and Beanfield Centre buildings are also glowing in yellow, the colour of hope.

Please remember to practice physical distancing at all times. If you can’t see the Princes’ Gates from wherever you’re self-isolating from, check it out later today on @explaceTO social media channels.

In the meantime, do your part to support their work and flatten the curve by staying at home, practicing physical distancing and staying 2 meters (6 feet) from others.

Your actions today can save lives tomorrow!

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LOVE IN ACTION

 “When you go out and see the empty streets, the empty stadiums, the empty train platforms, don’t’ say to yourself, “It looks like the end of the world.” What you’re seeing is love in Action.  What you’re seeing, in that negative space, is how much we do care for each other, for our grandparents, for our immune-compromised brother and sisters, for people we will never meet.

People will lose jobs over this.  Some will lose their businesses. And some will lose their lives.  All the more reason to take a moment, when you’re out on your walk, or on your way to the store, or just watching the news, to look in the emptiness and marvel at all of the love.

Let it fill and sustain you.

It isn’t the end of the world.   It is the most remarkable act of global solidarity that we may ever witness.”

Instagram post by songwriter Paul Williams