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June 4, 2013
Toronto to commemorate D-Day, June 6
  
The City of Toronto will commemorate the 69th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy at Nathan Phillips Square on Thursday, June 6.

Date: Thursday, June 6
Time: Noon to 1 p.m.
Location: Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

On June 6, 1944, Canada took part in the D-Day invasion of France that marked the beginning of the liberation of France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark during the Second World War.

The City will welcome veterans and the public, and will join D-Day veteran Weldon Clark to proclaim “Toronto Remembers D-Day, June 6, 2013.”

War veterans, honour guards and bands will participate in this annual commemorative event. Singers will entertain with popular songs of the Second World War period from noon until the start of the ceremony. Program details: http://www.toronto.ca/lestweforget/d-day-ceremony.htm

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 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.


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Idalina Lima Matias
Protocol, City Clerk’s Office
416-392-6745, cell 416-989-2615
imatias@toronto.ca

 

 

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