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June 28, 2017
Toronto Fire Services celebrates Canada 150 with SS Noronic lecture
Corey Keeble, curator emeritus of the Royal Ontario Museum, will conduct a lecture and presentation tour about the SS Noronic passenger ship fire of September 17, 1949 which took place in Toronto Harbour and resulted in 119 deaths.

Date: Saturday, July 1
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Marine Fire Station 334, 339 Queens Quay W.

Keeble, a well-known public lecturer, tour guide and author, will also conduct speaking tours of the William Lyon Mackenzie fire boat. The William Lyon Mackenzie fire boat will also demonstrate a firefighting water display on Lake Ontario.

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities. In 2017, Toronto will honour Canada's 150th birthday with "TO Canada with Love," a year-long program of celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us on Twitter at and on Instagram at

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