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September 30, 2008
Media Advisory: City of Toronto and Fairmont Hotels and Resorts to unveil beautification at University Avenue Triangle
Mayor David Miller and Councillor Pam McConnell (Ward 28 Toronto Centre-Rosedale) together with Brian Richardson, Vice President of Brand Marketing & Communications at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Heather McCrory, Regional Vice President & General Manager of The Fairmont Royal York will celebrate the transformation and renaming of the area known as the University Avenue Triangle - the land bordered by Front Street, University Avenue and York Street.

Date: Thursday, October 2 (rain or shine)
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: The area located north of Front Street, at University Avenue and York Street

In attendance:
Mayor David Miller
Councillor Pam McConnell, Ward 28 Toronto Centre-Rosedale
Brian Richardson, VP Brand Marketing & Communications, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Heather McCrory, Regional VP & GM, The Fairmont Royal York

With its corporate headquarters located in the downtown core and the Fairmont Royal York close by, the redesigned triangle represents Fairmont’s commitment to the community, its strong connection to Toronto’s railway heritage as well as its progressive environmental commitments.

This is one of the projects resulting from the City of Toronto’s Clean & Beautiful City Program, which is designed to revitalize city streetscapes and improve key parts of Toronto’s public spaces.

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. In the past three years, 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.

Media contacts:
Steve Johnston, Sr. Communications Coordinator, 416-392-4391,
Mike Taylor, Public Relations Manager, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, 416-874-2457,



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