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June 21, 2007
Media Advisory: Air India Memorial to be dedicated on Toronto waterfront
  
Families of victims of the bombing of Air India Flight 182, that crashed as a result of an act of terrorism on June 23, 1985, will be joined by Mayor David Miller and representatives of the federal and provincial governments in an official dedication for the memorial on Saturday.

Date: Saturday, June 23
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Humber Bay Park East (Lakeshore Blvd W. and Park Lawn Rd. Stay on Park Lawn Rd. until you reach the parking lot).

The key features of the memorial are a sundial and inscription wall, bearing the names of the 329 people that were aboard Air India 182, and the two baggage handlers killed by an associated bomb in Narita Airport, Japan. The memorial is situated in the City of Toronto’s Humber Bay Park East.

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:
Parks, Forestry and Recreation media hotline, 416-560-8726


 

 

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