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June 9, 2017
Mayor Tory to award five community safety projects
Mayor John Tory, joined by Inspector Chris Boddy, Community Response Unit Manager, Toronto Police Service and Lena Demarco, Regional Director, Community Affairs, Bell Canada, will honour five innovative safety projects at the Mayor's Community Safety Awards ceremony. Winners will receive a cheque for $1,000 from Bell Canada, a long-time sponsor of the awards, to continue their work to help improve safety in Toronto. Two projects that received honorary mentions will also be recognized.

Date: Saturday, June 10
Time: 3:30 p.m., remarks at 4 p.m.
Location: Members Lounge, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

The awards recognize projects that:
• promote the safety of neighbourhoods and communities, including priority populations such as: Aboriginal Peoples, ethno-cultural/racial minorities, people with disabilities, lesbian/gay/bisexual/two-spirited/trans persons, newcomers, youth, people with low income, and women and children exposed to violence
• help victims of crime
• reduce violence within high-risk communities
• build partnerships with the community, its organizations and/or the corporate/business sector while promoting safety and/or violence prevention

More information and a list of winners is available at

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