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June 4, 2001
Media Advisory: City of Toronto proclaims June 6 the 57th anniversary of D-Day
Deputy Mayor Case Ootes, on behalf of Mayor Mel Lastman and members of Toronto
City Council, will mark the 57th anniversary of the D-Day invasion in Normandy,
France at a special ceremony. The Toronto Civic Honour Guard will be on hand to

Location: Nathan Phillips Square (at the main flag pole)
Date: Wednesday, June 6
Time: 11:45 a.m.

"The City of Toronto recognizes and salutes the bravery of many Canadian World
War II veterans who served in air, ground and naval forces and for playing an
important role in the D-Day campaign," said Mayor Lastman.

The flag at half-mast honours the courage and determination of all the Allied
forces involved in the campaign. The Canadian contingent at Normandy included
units from the Canadian Army, the Royal Canadian Navy and the Royal Canadian
Air Force.

D-Day proclamation "Toronto Remembers"

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