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June 21, 2016
New Toronto mural to celebrate the power of pollinators
City of Toronto officials will join street artist Nick Sweetman and representatives of Burt’s Bees Canada to unveil a mural in celebration of National Pollinator Week and the City's affiliation with Bee City Canada.

The mural, commissioned by Burt's Bees, was created in partnership with the City's StreetARToronto (StART) program and Live Green Toronto.

Date: Thursday, June 23
Time: Noon, remarks at 12:30 p.m.
Location: 442 Bloor St. W. at Howland Street (northwest corner)

At the event, Burt's Bees staff will join artist Nick Sweetman to paint a portion of the mural. Partners in the event include the Bloor Annex BIA and Whole Foods.

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