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April 10, 2012
City of Toronto to honour grads of sport leadership program
The City of Toronto in partnership with United Way Toronto, the YMCA of Greater Toronto, the Toronto District School Board, the Toronto Catholic District School Board and the Toronto Community Foundation will recognize this year's graduates from the Toronto Sport Leadership Program.

Date: Wednesday, April 11

Times and locations:
9:30 a.m. - Council Chamber, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.
10:15 a.m. - Reception at the Hard Rock Café, 279 Yonge St.

Paul Rosen, Team Canada sledge hockey goalie and gold medallist at the 2006 Paralympic Winter Games, will be the keynote speaker at the reception.

Over the past few years, more than 800 students from 40 secondary schools have graduated from the program after receiving training in first aid, aquatics, coaching, tennis and skiing. The training has qualified them to become lifeguards, camp counsellors, coaches and ski and tennis instructors.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 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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