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February 2, 2006
Media Advisory - Mayor David Miller launches Black History Month in Toronto
  
The City of Toronto will begin its programming to honour Black History Month on Monday, February 6 at Toronto City Hall.

Mayor Miller will receive a plaque from the Marcus Garvey Centre For Leadership and Education in recognition of the City of Toronto’s support for this centre that provides resources, services, and opportunities to commercial enterprises, entrepreneurs and individuals within the African-Canadian community.

Mayor Miller will also unveil the seventh poster in a series created by the City of Toronto, titled “Contributions of African Canadians” and present a framed version to the Marcus Garvey Centre. This year’s poster features African Canadians who have made significant contributions to the performance and development of jazz. Many of these musicians will be in attendance.

Date: Monday, February 6
Time: 5:30 p.m. (reception); 6:15 p.m. (official ceremony)
Location: Rotunda, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

More information and a schedule for Black History Month events are available at http://www.toronto.ca/blackhistory.


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