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August 31, 2010
City to host Julius Deutsch Park naming
Toronto Mayor David Miller and City of Toronto representatives will join members of the community to celebrate the life and work of Julius Deutsch with a sign unveiling. Special guest speaker will be Bob Hambly, life partner of Julius Deutsch.

Date: Thursday, September 2
Time: 1 to 2 p.m. Ceremony: 1 p.m.
Location: Cecil Street Parkette, 40 Cecil St.

Julius Deutsch was a respected social justice activist who worked diligently on many labour issues and bringing equity to Toronto's many diverse communities. Deutsch encouraged local unions to create green jobs and organized the 'Good Green Jobs for All' conference bringing together union workers and environmentalists to work together to ensure a sustainable future.

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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