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January 26, 2001
Nominations wanted for 2001 Access, Equity and Human Rights Awards
  
The City of Toronto is seeking nominations for three awards that recognize
people who have made a difference in the city by striving for equitable
treatment for women, contributing to race relations or improving access for
people with disabilities. The deadline for all awards is March 30, 2001.

Constance E. Hamilton Award
This award is presented to a person or persons who have made a significant
volunteer contribution to the equitable treatment of women in the City of
Toronto. The award is named for Toronto's first woman councillor, elected in
1920. The women members of City Council choose the recipients.

William P. Hubbard Race Relations Award
Named after Toronto's first African-Canadian councillor (1894-1913), this award
honours a person or persons who have made an outstanding contribution to race
relations in Toronto.

Access Award
This award recognizes people or organizations that have made significant
contribution, beyond legislated requirements, toward improving the quality of
life for people with disabilities in the City of Toronto. Examples of
contributions include consideration of access requirements in the design of a
new or renovated building, job training or recreational programs.

All nominees must be residents of the City of Toronto. Nomination forms are
available by calling the contact below. More information is available on our
Web site at www.city.toronto.on.
ca/civicawards/index.htm
.

TTY 416-392-0083. Multilingual 416-338-0338.


Media Contact
Access Toronto
416-338-0338

 

 

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