City of Toronto  

Living in TorontoDoing businessVisiting TorontoAccessing City Hall
All news releases
Last 30 days
By month
Archived news release by year
  2012 - 2011 - 2010
  2009 - 2008 - 2007
  2006 - 2005 - 2004
  2003 - 2002 - 2001
  2000 - 1999 - 1998
RSS identifier linked to feed RSS
May 22, 2008
Media Advisory - Mayor David Miller to make special announcement at Green Toronto Festival
Mayor David Miller will make a major announcement at the Green Toronto Festival this Saturday about the City’s continuing efforts to go green. The Mayor will also participate in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest bicycle bell ensemble that is being organized by entertainer Chris McKhool.

Date: Saturday, May 24
Time: 12:40 p.m.
Location: Main stage, Yonge-Dundas Square

The Green Toronto Festival, taking place May 23 and 24, will feature live entertainment and showcase hundreds of green products and services that people can use in their everyday lives, including clothing made from bamboo, solar power, low emission vehicles, green roofs, biodegradable packaging, and organic foods.

Yonge St. will be closed to traffic on Saturday from Dundas St. to Queen St. to accommodate the event. People are encouraged to walk, ride or take public transit. A free bike repair clinic will also be available.

The Green Toronto Festival is sponsored by Green Living, Curbside Cycle, Delta Chelsea Downtown Toronto, Hard Rock Café, Eye Weekly, Zipcar and Bullfrog Power.

More information is available at

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:
Nancy Ruscica, Manager, Partnerships and Innovation, 416-392-2984, 416-707-5856 (cell),

Note: media are asked to check in at the media tent and pick up a media pass upon arrival



Toronto maps | Get involved | Toronto links
© City of Toronto 1998-2019