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December 28, 2006
Media Advisory: Toronto Government to mark proclamation of City of Toronto Act at Toronto Archives
Mayor David Miller will mark the proclamation of the new City of Toronto Act on Monday, January 1 at the City of Toronto Archives where a copy of Bill 53 will be entered into official record. Member of Provincial Parliament and Parliamentary Assistant to Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Brad Duguid will also join Mayor Miller.

Date: Monday, January 1, 2007
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: City of Toronto Archives, 255 Spadina Rd. (east side of Spadina Rd., just north of MacPherson Ave.)

The event will also include a rare photo opportunity inside the Records Centre.

Bill 53, the Stronger City of Toronto for a Stronger Ontario Act, gives Toronto broad permissive powers to pass laws regarding local matters and provides specific authorities concerning governance and accountability. The Act gives Toronto powers to support the economic and social well being of Toronto’s residents and businesses.

For more information about Bill 53, and to download a copy, visit

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of more than 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. In the past three years Toronto has won more than 50 awards for quality and innovation in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contacts:
Don Wanagas, Office of Mayor David Miller, 416-338-7134
Kevin Sack, Strategic Communications, 416-919-6500



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