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January 4, 2008
Media Advisory - Technical briefing for media on "Everybody Gets To Play" report
Councillor Joe Mihevc (Ward 21 St. Paul’s), Chair of the Community Development and Recreation Committee, and Brenda Librecz, General Manager of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation, will brief the media on a report entitled "Everybody Gets To Play." The report will be presented to the Community Development and Recreation Committee on January 14.

Date: Monday, January 7
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W., 4th Floor, East Tower, large boardroom

"Everybody Gets To Play" is a proposed strategy that aims to:
  • increase access to and participation in recreation programs, especially by children and youth
  • respond equally to local community recreation needs
  • reinvest in recreation programs city-wide to ensure equitable access for all Torontonians.

The City of Toronto is a proud partner in the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association’s "Everybody Gets To Play" initiative, which strives to enhance the quality of life of all Canadian children through recreation without barriers.

"Everybody Gets To Play" word and design mark are trade marks of the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA),

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 more than 70 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 contact:

Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation Media Hotline, 416-560-8726



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