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January 9, 2013
Toronto Casino Consultation: media availability
  
Toronto City Manager Joe Pennachetti will be available to speak with members of the media to launch the first of five drop-in open house sessions for the City of Toronto's casino consultation:

Media availability:
Date: Wednesday January 9, 2013
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Rotunda - Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

Drop-in open house schedule:
Members of the public are invited to drop-in to one of five Toronto casino consultation open-house sessions:

• Wednesday, January 9: Rotunda, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W, 6 to 9 p.m.
• Saturday, January 12: North York Memorial Hall, 5110 Yonge St., 1 to 4 p.m.
• Monday, January 14: Etobicoke Olympium Gymnasium, 590 Rathburn Rd., 6 to 9 p.m.
• Thursday, January 17: Scarborough Civic Centre Rotunda, 150 Borough Dr., 6 to 9 p.m.
• Saturday, January 19: Bluma Appel Salon Reference Library, 789 Yonge St., 1 to 4 p.m.

The open houses will provide an opportunity for participants to learn about related issues, including: health and social factors, revenue, finance and economic development considerations, and planning and study areas. Participants will have the opportunity to speak directly with City staff and ask questions. Consultation workbooks and feedback forms can be completed at the open house sessions or online at http://www.toronto.ca/casinoconsultation anytime until January 25, 2013.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Media Contact
Wynna Brown
Manager, Media Relations & Issues Management, Strategic Communications
416-392-8937
wbrown1@toronto.ca

 

 

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