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August 13, 2008
Media Advisory - City Mix 2008: A city-wide inclusion awareness celebration takes place on Nathan Phillips Square
On Friday August 15, The City of Toronto, The Mix Community Club, Community Living Toronto, The Community Head Injury Resource Services of Toronto (CHIRS) and Variety Village will present a city-wide inclusion celebration - City Mix 2008.

The free event will feature live music, activities, games and prizes for all age groups and abilities. Greetings from the Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and Toronto Mayor David Miller will be delivered, and special guest speakers including Lieutenant Governor, David C. Onley and City Councillor Shelley Carroll (Ward 33 Don Valley East) will open the event.

Date: Friday, August 15
Time: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: Nathan Phillips Square (in front of Toronto City Hall), 100 Queen St. W.

City Mix 2008 is an inclusive celebration to bring all society together and will generate mass awareness about social inclusion, empowerment and diversity for children, adults and seniors of all abilities.

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:
Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation Media Hotline, 416-560-8726,
Jaime Castro, The Mix Community Club, 416-439-8813



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