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November 12, 2007
Veterans to plant 1,700 tulips at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto City Councillor Cliff Jenkins (Ward 25 Don Valley West) will join representatives from Royal LePage, the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation, and the Veterans and Community Residents Council at Sunnybrook to begin the planting of 1,700 tulip bulbs in front of the Veterans Residence at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.

Date: Tuesday, November 13 (rain or shine)
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Lobby, Veterans Residence (George Hees Wing or L Wing)
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave.

In attendance:
City Councillor Cliff Jenkins (Ward 25 Don Valley West)
Pamela Kempthorne, Executive Director, Royal LePage Shelter Foundation.
Darryl Mitchell, Area Manager, Royal LePage Central Toronto Offices
Duncan Graham, President, Veterans and Community Residents Council at Sunnybrook

This is the second year of the City of Toronto’s partnership with Royal LePage where the company’s Realtors have generously donated thousands of Royal LePage Shelter Foundation tulip bulbs for planting in locations city-wide.

This is one of the projects resulting from the City of Toronto’s Neighbourhood Beautification Program, which is designed to engage communities to clean and beautify overlooked spaces. For more program information, visit

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 contact:

Elyse Parker, Project Manager, Clean and Beautiful City Secretariat, 416-338-2432,



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