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April 8, 2013
Hispanic Heritage Month to be launched at Toronto City Hall today
  
Mayor Rob Ford and Councillor Cesar Palacio (Ward 17 Davenport) will be joined by Dr. Andres Teran-Parral, Ambassador of Ecuador to Canada, Roger Garland, Chair, Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games Organizing Committee, and a number of Consul Generals at an event this evening proclaiming April as Hispanic Heritage Month in Toronto.

Date: Monday, April 8
Time: 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Location: Rotunda, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

This event recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month in Toronto and celebrates the City's Friendship City Agreement with the Ecuadorian City of Quito by launching the annual Ecuadorian art exhibit. The exhibit will feature works, presented in Canada for the first time, by Ecuadorian artists Paul Garcia and Marco Serrano, who will be attending the event.

The event will also feature a musical performance by Toronto group Imbayacuna.

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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Shane Gerard
Communications Coordinator
416-397-5711
sgerard@toronto.ca

 

 

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