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August 30, 2017
Mayor John Tory to present Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers
Mayor John Tory on behalf of Governor General David Johnston will present the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers to 27 Torontonians during a ceremony to be held on August 31.

Date: Thursday, August 31
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Rotunda, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

The Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers recognizes the exceptional volunteer achievements of Canadians in a wide range of fields. As an official Canadian honour, it also pays tribute to the dedication and exemplary commitment of volunteers. For more information about the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers program or to nominate a deserving volunteer, visit

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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