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June 20, 2008
Media Advisory - City to raise the Rainbow Flag and proclaim Pride Week
Mayor David Miller and Councillor Kyle Rae (Ward 27 Toronto Centre-Rosedale), chair of the Economic Development Committee, will join Pride Toronto co-chairs Lenore MacAdam and Mark Singh at a flag-raising ceremony to proclaim June 20 - 29 Pride Week.

Date: Monday, June 23
Time: 12:35 - 12:50 p.m.
Location: Nathan Phillips Square, City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

Pride Week, now in its 28th year, is a week-long cultural festival of Toronto’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirited and transsexual community. Details about other events hosted by the City are at For a complete listing of all Pride events, visit

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 contacts:
Don Wanagas, Director of Communications, Mayor’s Office, 416-338-7134,
Idalina Lima Matias, Protocol Officer, City Clerk’s Office, 416-392-6745,



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