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Women's Multi-Activity Week


A Know-Before-You-Go Fact Sheet


Necessary Numbers to Know...

  • Emergency 911 or 0
  • Women's College Hospital 416. 966.7111
  • Dental Emergency Service 416.485.7121
  • Hospital for Sick Children medical information hot line 416.813.5817


Female-friendly Events in Toronto

Canadian International Film Festival - Many of the industry's biggest names meet in Toronto for 10 days of premiers, galas, and marathon movie watching. (September)

Canadian International Marathon - The one and only marathon in Toronto. This event is fully accredited. Over 6,000 participants are expected with the main beneficiary being Ontario Cancer Institute. (October)

International Festival of Authors - Writers from around the globe give public readings, sign books, and mingle with audience members. (October)

Santa Claus Parade - Marching bands, floats, clowns, and Old Saint Nick himself launch the holiday season. (November)

First Night '99 - A family-oriented, alcohol free New Year's Eve celebration. (December)

One of a Kind Craft Show and Sale - expect the unexpected as you discover 1000's of one-of-a-kind pieces hand-made by over 425 of Canada's best artisans. Great gift-buying opportunity! (November & March)Runner

Milk International Children's Festival - Children will be captivated by dance, musical and theatrical performances. (May)

DuMaurier Ltd. Downtown Jazz Festival - Over 2,000 international artists perform all styles of jazz at 60 venues. (June)

Toronto Gay and Lesbian Pride Celebration and Parade - The vibrant and free-spirited atmosphere surrounding last year's parade attracted over 700,000 people. (June)


Tourism Toronto Information

Planning a visit to Toronto and need specialized info? Want to receive the latest Visitor's Guide, Calendar of Events or Shopping and Dining Guide? Here's how to reach the folks that will take care of you...


Tourism Toronto Information Line

  • Telephone: 1.800.363.1990 (toll free across North America) or 416.203.2500
  • Fax: 416.203.6753
  • Visit their website at: It's stuffed with goodies!

Toronto Tourism

Each Girl Talk Toronto article has been independently researched by Journeywoman Online. We thank Tourism Toronto and the Toronto Transit Commission for sponsoring this female-friendly information. Together, it is our aim to inspire women to travel safely and well.
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