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December 2, 2013
City of Toronto to celebrate achievements in human rights
The City of Toronto will present the 2013 Access, Equity and Human Rights Awards in recognition of Human Rights Day, December 10. Awards will be presented to five recipients who have made a significant impact upon the lives of Torontonians by working toward the elimination of barriers to equality and discrimination.

Date: Wednesday, December 4
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Council Chamber, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

The awards ceremony will be followed by a reception, providing an opportunity to meet the 2013 recipients identified below.

Aboriginal Affairs Award: Steven Vanloffeld
Access Award: Lucia Costa
Constance E. Hamilton Award: Lynda Kosowan
Pride Award: Sherbourne Health Centre
William P. Hubbard Award for Race Relations: Samuel Getachew

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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