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May 8, 2006
Media Advisory - Seniors invited to have their say in City issues
The Toronto Seniors’ Forum invites seniors to take part in one of four community meetings to learn about City issues affecting seniors, and to voice their ideas about local government.

Highlights of these meetings include a report on advocacy from the Toronto Seniors’ Forum, and a presentation by Valerie Elliot Hyman of Ryerson University on “How to advocate for yourself as a senior and make things happen.”

Meeting details:
Thursday, May 11, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Council Chamber, North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge St.

Wednesday, May 17, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Council Chamber, Etobicoke Civic Centre, 399 The West Mall

Thursday, May 25, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Council Chamber, Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Dr.

Wednesday, May 31, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Council Chamber, East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Ave.

For more information on these meetings, seniors are invited to call 416-392-8630 or e-mail For directions to meeting locations, call Access Toronto at 416-338-0338.

The Toronto Seniors’ Forum is a group that works to engage seniors in Toronto in the workings of local government. With staff support from the City of Toronto, the Forum is working to ensure that the City of Toronto meets its commitment to providing equitable services to all seniors living in or visiting Toronto.

Media contact:

Rosemary Bell
Toronto Social Development, Finance & Administration



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