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May 17, 2002
Citizens take action on smog in Toronto
  
Citizens' forums on smog from May 23 to June 11 will give members of the
Toronto public an opportunity to make their actions count on issues of smog and
its impact on health.

A citizens' panel consisting of representatives from the community, youth,
business, education and health fields will attend all forums. A report on the
call-to-action, together with a Citizens' Declaration on Clean Air, will be
presented to government officials during the Smog Summit at the CN Tower on
June 21.

Thursday, May 23, 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Metro Hall (high school students only)
55 John St. (at King), Rooms 308 & 309
416-338-SMOG

Monday, June 3, 7 p.m.
Halton Regional Centre
1151 Bronte Rd., Oakville
905-825-6000, ext. 7261

Tuesday, June 4, 7 p.m.
Scarborough Civic Centre
150 Borough Dr.
416-208-0252

Thursday, June 6, 7 p.m.
The Assembly Hall
1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr.
(Kipling & Lakeshore)
416-252-9701, ext. 555

Monday, June 10, 7 p.m.
North Toronto Memorial Community Centre
200 Eglinton Ave. W.
416-781-7663

Tuesday, June 11, 7 p.m.
Metro Hall
55 John St., Rooms 308 & 309
416-596-0660

All participants must call in advance to register as space is limited.

The third annual Smog Summit brings together government, citizens and
businesses to make new commitments to advancing the smog agenda in the Greater
Toronto Area. Smog Summit 2002 is sponsored by the City of Toronto, the
Province of Ontario's Ministry of the Environment, the Government of Canada,
Enbridge Consumers Gas, Toronto Hydro, the Toronto Atmospheric Fund, the Clean
Air Partnership, and the GTA Clean Air Council.

For more information, call 416-392-7204 or visit www.smogsummit.org.


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416-338-0338

 

 

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