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June 15, 2007
Media Advisory: Flag-raising for Pride Week
Mayor David Miller and members of Council will join Pride co-chairs David Anderson and Lenore MacAdam in raising the Rainbow flag to kick off Pride Week.

Date: Monday, June 18
Time: Noon
Location: Nathan Phillips Square, City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

This year, speeches and performances will take place on Nathan Phillips Square in order to accommodate the ever-growing crowds. The flag will be raised, as always, from the courtesy flag pole on the podium roof. Forte - The Toronto Men’s Chorus - will perform at the event.

Pride is a week-long cultural festival of Toronto’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirited and transsexual community. This is the 27th annual celebration of Toronto’s strong, vibrant and proud community. For a listing of all Pride events, visit

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. In the past three years Toronto has won more than 50 awards for quality and innovation in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contacts:
Stuart Green, Mayor’s Office, 416-338-7119
Idalina Lima Matias, Protocol Officer, City Clerk’s Office, 416-392-6745



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