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October 12, 2006
Bargain buys at City of Toronto Public Auction
The City of Toronto’s Public Auction taking place on Saturday, October 21, 2006, offers the public a great opportunity to pick up some bargains on items such as office equipment, cars, trucks, bicycles, and lawn equipment - sold to the highest bidder. Bidding for this semi-annual event starts at 9:30 a.m. Interested buyers can preview items starting at 7 a.m. and vehicles go on sale at 10:30 a.m.

Big-ticket items and motorized equipment can be held with a deposit of $300 payable by cash, debit card, certified cheque, Master Card or Visa (2 percent premium will be added to all purchases if paying by credit card), with the balance payable prior to pick-up. Purchases can be picked up after the auction on Saturday, October 21, or between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 22 or Monday, October 23. All purchases must be picked up by 5 p.m., Monday, October 23.

The semi-annual auction event organized by the City of Toronto’s Purchasing and Materials Management Division, generates revenue for the City and finds new homes for hundreds of goods no longer needed.

For more information, call M. Wilson & Co. at 1-888-205-3331, or visit the website at Advance access for members of the media takes place on Thursday, October 19, 2006 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Queen Elizabeth Exhibit Hall, Exhibition Place, 180 Princes’ Blvd.

Media contact:
Cindy Bromley, Finance Communications Manager, 416-392-4993



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