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November 6, 2018
City of Toronto to dedicate a book of remembrance at City Hall
  
Mayor John Tory will dedicate a book of remembrance tomorrow to commemorate the 3,200 members of Toronto-based regiments who gave their lives during the First World War. The book commemorating their courage and sacrifice will be available for public viewing in the City Hall rotunda on November 11 after the Remembrance Day ceremony at Old City Hall. The book will be moved to Toronto Archives after Remembrance Day.

Date: Wednesday, November 7
Time: noon
Location: Rotunda, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

The City of Toronto has a book of war dead from the Second World War called the Golden Book of Remembrance. It was officially dedicated on December 28, 1947 and contains the names of 3,305 people from Toronto who died during the Second World War.

Earlier this week, Mayor Tory proclaimed Remembrance Week in Toronto from November 5 to 11. More information about Remembrance Week events is available at https://www.toronto.ca/LestWeForget.

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