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July 22, 2010
City of Toronto to name park in honour of former mayor Art Eggleton
Deputy Mayor Joe Pantalone; the Honourable Art Eggleton, Senator; Alan Tonks, MP (York South-Weston); representatives of the City of Toronto; and local residents will gather to celebrate the renaming of Harbord Park as Art Eggleton Park.

Date: Sunday, July 25
Time: Noon to 2 p.m.
Ceremony: 12:15 p.m.
Location: 323 Harbord St. (at Harbord and Grace Streets)

For 35 years, the Honourable Art Eggleton, Senator, has served the people of Canada and the City of Toronto. As mayor from 1980 to 1991, he was the longest serving mayor in the City of Toronto’s history.

There will be a sign unveiling followed by light refreshments.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. Toronto has won numerous awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto's government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents. For information about 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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