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December 2, 2008
Official opening of Esther Shiner Boulevard
Councillor David Shiner (Ward 24 - Willowdale) and Alan Vihant, Vice President Development Concord Adex Developments Corp., will participate in the dedication and official opening of Esther Shiner Boulevard.

Councillor Shiner is the son of the late Esther Shiner, a well known and respected municipal politician who served on the former City of North York Council in various roles, including Deputy Mayor 1980-1987, Board of Control 1977-1987 and Alderman 1973-1976. She also served on the Metropolitan Toronto Council from 1977-1987.

Councillor Shiner will open the roadway in a 1968 Ford Galaxy convertible, a vehicle that belonged to Esther Shiner and was used by Esther to open the (Spadina) Allan Expressway in 1975. This will be followed by official remarks, a ribbon-cutting and a reception.

Date: Thursday, December 4
Time: 11 am
Location: Esther Shiner Boulevard, at Provost Drive (south of Sheppard Avenue East, west of Leslie Street)

A map is attached.

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:
Karen Wood, Councillor David Shiner’s Office, 416-395-6413,
Steve Johnston, Sr. Communications Co-ordinator, 416-392-4391,
Parmjit Parmar, Montana Ridge, 416-750-0096



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