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December 4, 2012
City of Toronto to celebrate achievements in human rights
  
The City of Toronto will present its 2012 Access, Equity and Human Rights Awards tomorrow. Awards will be presented to six recipients who have made a significant impact on the lives of Torontonians by working toward the elimination of barriers to equality and discrimination.

Date: Wednesday, December 5
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Council Chamber, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

Awards and recipients:
• Aboriginal Affairs Award: Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto
• Access Award: Archie Allison
• Constance E. Hamilton Award: Carolyn Egan and Ceta Ramkhalawansingh
• Pride Award: Martine Stonehouse
• William P. Hubbard Award for Race Relations: Teferi Adem

The awards ceremony will be followed by a reception, providing an opportunity to meet the award recipients and network with others at the event. The City presents the awards in the spirit of the United Nations' Human Rights Day, which is observed in December each year.

Media Contact
David Clark
Communications Advisor, Strategic Communications
416-392-7542
dclark1@toronto.ca

 

 

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