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May 9, 2000
The Appointment Process Begins for the Community Advisory Committees on Access, Equity and Human Rights
Toronto City Council as a result of the work of the Task Force on Community
Access and Equity is establishing five community advisory committees. The five
committees - Aboriginal Affairs, Disability Issues, Status of Women, Race and
Ethnic Relations, and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Issues - will
advise Toronto City Council on issues of access, equity and human rights as
they pertain to these respective communities.

Persons who would like to apply for an appointment must be a resident and/or a
municipal property taxpayer in the City of Toronto and be at least 18 years of
age. Those not eligible for appointment include employees of the City of
Toronto or any of its Agencies, Boards or Commissions or who currently serve on
one of the City's Agencies, Boards or Commissions or external purpose bodies.

If interested in applying for an appointment, a person must attend an
information session and fill out an application. Two information sessions will
be held each evening, at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. at the following locations:

Tuesday, May 9
Scarborough Civic Centre, Committee Rooms #1 and 2
Wednesday, May 10
Etobicoke Civic Centre, Committee Rooms #1 and 2
Wednesday, May 17
North York Civic Centre, Committee Room #4
Thursday, May 25
Toronto City Hall, Committee Room #3

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