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December 4, 2007
Media Advisory - Fergy Brown, former Mayor of City of York, honoured with park renaming
Mayor David Miller, Councillor Frances Nunziata (Ward 11 York South-Weston), Councillor Joe Mihevc (Ward 21 St. Paul’s), Councillor Bill Saundercook (Ward 13 Parkdale-High Park) and Brenda Librecz, General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation will join Fergy Brown for the renaming of the northeast quadrant of Eglinton Flats Park in his honour.

Date: Thursday, December 6
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Eglinton Flats Park, 101 Emmett Ave., northeast quadrant

Brown began his political career in 1969 when he was elected to the Borough of York’s Council. While appointed to the Metro Toronto and Regional Conservation Authority, Brown was elected to York’s Board of Control, giving him a place on the Metro Toronto Council. In 1988, Brown became Mayor of York, serving for two terms.

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.

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Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation Media Hotline, 416-560-8726



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