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April 22, 2013
City of Toronto announces winners of 2013 Live Green Toronto Awards
  
The City of Toronto has announced the winners of the 2013 Live Green Toronto Awards. The awards recognize the people, businesses and groups that are contributing to a cleaner, greener Toronto.

The 2013 Live Green Toronto Award winners:
- Youth Award - Thezyrie Amarouche
- Individual Award - Justin Nadeau
- Group Award - Bicycle Music Festival
- Small Business Award - A Higher Plane
- Corporate Award - Simpson Tower

"I am delighted to see such commitment and enthusiasm for the greening of Toronto," said Councillor Norm Kelly (Ward 40 Scarborough-Agincourt), Chair of the City's Parks and Environment Committee. "On behalf of the residents of Toronto and the thousands who voted to select Toronto's greenest, I thank you for your leadership and for sharing your stories in such inspiring and creative ways."

The winners were determined by popular vote, from a pool of 15 finalists selected by judges. Overall, the entrants' videos attracted more than 200,000 views and votes.

Winners will receive a Live Green Toronto Award, $2,500 courtesy of award sponsors, and will be honoured at a celebration and video screening at City Hall this evening. The winners will also be interviewed today on CP24, Exclusive Television Partner of Live Green Toronto.

Toronto residents can learn more about the Live Green Toronto Awards and view the winners' and finalists' videos at http://awards.livegreentoronto.ca/.

Live Green Toronto is a City of Toronto program that promotes and supports the greening of our city through programs, events, grants and a one-stop website with resources, tips and tools to help residents and businesses take action to reduce emissions, protect our climate and clean our air. For more information, visit http:///www.livegreentoronto.ca.

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. For more information, visit: http:/www.toronto.ca.


Media Contact
Valerie Cassells
Senior Communication Coordinator, City of Toronto
416-392-8306
vcassel@toronto.ca

 

 

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