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June 30, 2010
Raising the rainbow flag to celebrate Pride Week at Fudger House
Residents of Fudger House, one of Toronto’s long-term care homes, will recognize and celebrate Pride Week by raising a rainbow flag. Councillors Pam McConnell (Ward 28 Toronto Centre-Rosedale) and Kyle Rae (Ward 27 Toronto Centre-Rosedale), as well as MPP Glen Murray, will join residents, staff and community members at this celebration.

Fudger House was the first City of Toronto long-term care home to introduce a formal program of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-positive care that recognizes and values the uniqueness of every resident.

Date: Friday, July 2
Time: Flag-raising: 11:45 a.m.
Location: Fudger House, 439 Sherbourne St.

For more than 30 years, Toronto Long-Term Care Homes and Services has responded to the needs of individuals requiring long-term care. Through creative programs and services, active and independent lifestyles are maintained while providing the necessary care. Working with our community members is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life for our residents.

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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Alexandra Keilty, Communications and Promotions, City of Toronto,



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