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July 10, 2008
Media Advisory - City of Toronto to re-name park in honour of 11-year-old hero
  
Councillor Raymond Cho (Ward 42 Scarborough-Rouge River) will honour Birunthan Muralitharan Nadarajah by re-naming Wharnsby Park to Birunthan Park. A special guest speaker will be Muralitharan Nadarajah, father of Birunthan.

Date: Saturday, July 12
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: former Wharnsby Park, 31 Dragonfly Cres.

On December 10, 2006, 11-year-old Birunthan Muralitharan Nadarajah heroically tried to save his friend, Kishoban Alakeswaren, who had fallen through thin ice and into the water. Both boys perished in the tragedy.

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:
Parks, Forestry and Recreation Media Hotline, 416-560-8726, pfrmediahotline@toronto.ca


 

 

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