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Thursday June 21st, 2018
Toronto was ranked among the top 10 worst commuter cities in the World this, according to a new study by the B2B marketing site Expert Market. Toronto ranked the sixth worst commuter city in on the entire planet, and is also the highest ranked North American city on the list, which places Toronto in the last place of all North American cities. This, despite the fact the TTC has been awarded the best transit system in North America in the past, and is still in the top three in North America. Critics claim the TTC is 30 to 40 years behind the times because of chronic under-funding. The data looked at 74 cities across the globe and analyzed numerous factors such as commute time and time spent in traffic. Shelagh Pizey-Allen, the executive director of TTCriders, a non-profit transit advocacy group and Amanda O’Rourke, executive director of 8 80 cites, whose mandate is to improve the quality of life for people in cities by enhancing mobility whether they are 8 years of age or 80 weigh in.
Your Health with Ontario Pharmacists Association – Thursdays 12:30 & 1pm
We learn about two medical conditions – Asthma, which affects 3 million Canadians as well as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, a lung disease that includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema when our trusted contributor from the Ontario Pharmacists Association, pharmacist Dean Miller stops by our studio to break down what asthma and COPD are, including symptoms, triggers and when you need to visit your doctor. We’ll also learn how your pharmacist can help you to manage these conditions and find out about new and improved treatments that are available, or will be in the near future.