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December 4, 2007
Media Advisory - Mayor to honour groups who are making a safe city safer
Mayor David Miller, along with Toronto Police Deputy Chief Keith Forde, will present the 2007 Mayor’s Community Safety Awards to five winners at a special ceremony at police headquarters. Five organizations, with programs ranging from a youth-led TV/Web broadcast, to young Latin American women learning to become educators on violence prevention, will be honoured. In addition to receiving a plaque, winners will also receive a $1,000 cash award, donated by Bell Canada, to be used for further community safety initiatives.

Date: Thursday, December 6
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Toronto Police Headquarters, 40 College St., Auditorium

The ceremony, hosted by Citytv’s Dwight Drummond will also feature presentations by two of the award winners.

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 70 awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contacts:

Manjit Jheeta, Toronto Social Development, Finance and Administration, 416-392-8684,
Michael Skaljin, Toronto Social Development, Finance and Administration, 416-392-8710, 416-526-0588 (cell),



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