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March 2, 2007
City of Toronto celebrates International Women’s Day
  
An art exhibition on the theme, “A Century of Women’s Work” will open at Toronto City Hall on Monday, March 5 to celebrate International Women’s Day (March 8).

Date: Monday, March 5
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (program begins at 6 p.m.)
Location: City Hall Rotunda, 100 Queen St. W.

The exhibition was curated by the Workers Arts and Heritage Centre in co-operation with the Ontario Federation of Labour. Ten Canadian women artists have each created a work of art depicting the social issues for each decade since 1900. Artists and representatives of various women’s and labour organizations will be in attendance at the commemoration ceremony that will be hosted by Councillor Pam McConnell.

The exhibition will be on display in the City Hall Rotunda until Thursday, March 15

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of more than 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:
Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Manager, Diversity Management and Community Engagement, City Manager’s Office, 416-392-6824


 

 

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