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June 28, 2007
City of Toronto seeking residents to serve on Zoo Board
As part of its ongoing commitment to civic participation, the City is seeking two residents to serve on the Board of Management of the Toronto Zoo. Interested residents should have a commitment to issues affecting zoos and wildlife conservation programs, an understanding of public service, governance and corporate relations and must be at least 18 years of age.

“We are proud that the City’s agencies, boards and commissions reflect the diversity of Toronto’s population better than ever before,” said Councillor Janet Davis, Chair of the Civic Appointments Committee. “We continue to encourage women, youth 18-30, people with disabilities, Aboriginal/First Nations people, and members of racial minorities to apply to serve on City boards.”

Interested residents can obtain an application by downloading from the City’s website,, calling Access Toronto at 416-338-0338, or by visiting the City Clerk’s Secretariat office at City Hall, Scarborough, Etobicoke and North York Civic Centres.

Applications will also be available at two information sessions:
- Friday, July 6, noon to 2 p.m. in the Rotunda of City Hall, or
- Thursday, July 12, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the atrium of the Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Ave.

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 21, 2007.

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 contact:
Cathrine Marchell, Appointments Administrator, 416-392-6276



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