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November 2, 2001
Media Advisory: City workers to help create a safer and more caring Toronto
Members of the media are invited to join Deputy Mayor Case Ootes and Councillor
Brad Duguid, chair of the Task Force on Community Safety, to launch a new
community safety program called CityWatch.

Date: Monday, November 5

Time: Noon

Location: National Trade Centre, Hall D
100 Princes' Blvd., Exhibition Place

The program -- the first of its kind and magnitude -- brings together more than
45,000 City workers to help make our City streets and neighbourhoods safer.

Joining the Deputy Mayor and Councillor Duguid are:

· Courtney Pratt, President and Chief Executive Officer of Toronto Hydro
· John Brooks, President and Chief Executive Officer of Toronto Hydro Electric
· Bruno Silano, President, CUPE Local 1
· Carol Johnson, Executive Director of Crime Concern
· Deputy Chief Mike Boyd, Toronto Police Service
· Rick Ducharme, Chief General Manager, Toronto Transit Commission
· Calvin White, General Manager, Toronto Zoo
· James Fudge, President, CUPE Local 1600
· Brian Cochrane, President, CUPE Local 416
· Ron Kelusky, General Manager, Emergency Medical Services
· Barry Martin, Director, Human Resources, Toronto Parking Authority
· Linda Karlinsky, District Manager, South Region, Toronto Public Library
· Jim Lee, President, Toronto Professional Fire Fighters' Association
· Chief Alan Speed, Toronto Fire Services
· Catherine MacEwen, Corporate Manager of Human Resources, Toronto and Region
Conservation Authority
· David Neil, President, COTAPSAI
· Anne Dembinski, President, CUPE Local 79
· Claire Tucker-Reid, General Manager, Parks and Recreation, Economic
Development, Culture and Tourism
· Paula Dill, Commissioner, Urban Development Services
· Eric Gam, Acting Commissioner, Community and Neighbourhood Services
· Joan Anderton, Commissioner, Corporate Services

Attention photo editors:
Eleven City vehicles and their crews will be on display, including a TTC bus, a
Toronto Hydro truck, a Police Services vehicle, a Toronto Fire Services truck
and an ambulance from Emergency Medical Services.

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