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August 25, 2010
Access Equity and Human Rights Award recipients to be recognized by Toronto City Council
The recipients of Toronto's 2010 Access Equity and Human Rights Awards will be recognized by Toronto City Council for their contributions.

Awards are presented in five categories: Aboriginal Affairs Award, Access Award on Disability Issues, Constance E. Hamilton Award on the Status of Women, Pride Award on Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Two-spirited Issues, and the William P. Hubbard Award on Race Relations.

Date: Thursday, August 26
Time: 9.40 a.m.
Location: Council Chamber, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

Award recipients:

Aboriginal Affairs - Angela Connors and Kenn Richard

Access Award on Disability Issues - Catherine Leitch, Asif Syed and the Smart START program at Centennial College

Constance E. Hamilton Award on the Status of Women - Cindy Cowan, Tam Goossen and Tonika Morgan

Pride Award for LGBTT Issues - André Goh

William P. Hubbard Award on Race Relations: Hon. Roy McMurtry and Alvin Curling (joint award), Courtney Betty and Arnold Minors

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.

Media contact:
Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Manager, Diversity Management and Community Engagement, City Manager’s Office, 416-392-6824,



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