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April 20, 2009
New river crossing signs spring up on Earth Day in Toronto
  
Most Toronto residents don’t know what a watershed is, how it affects them and how they affect it. That’s why on Earth Day, April 22, Toronto and Region Conservation, along with the Don Watershed Regeneration Council, the City of Toronto and the Town of Markham, will unveil new watercourse identification signs along the Don River.

Toronto Councillor Janet Davis (Ward 31 Beaches-East York), Town of Markham Deputy Mayor Jack Heath, Peter Heinz of the Don Watershed Regeneration Council and Adele Freeman, Director of Watershed Management for Toronto and Region Conservation, will unveil the new signs.

Date: Wednesday, April 22

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Location: Victoria Park Avenue where it crosses over Taylor Massey Creek (between St. Clair Avenue East and Danforth Avenue) Temporary street parking will be available.

With over 50 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) helps people understand, enjoy and look after the natural environment. Our vision is for The Living City, where human settlement can flourish forever as part of nature's beauty and diversity. For more information, call 416-661-6600 or visit us at http://www.trca.on.ca.

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. Toronto has won numerous awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. 2009 marks the 175th anniversary of Toronto's incorporation as a city. Toronto's government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contacts:
Rowena Calpito, Toronto and Region Conservation, 416-661-6600 ext. 5632, rcalpito@trca.on.ca.
Steve Johnston, City of Toronto, 416-392-4391, sjohnsto@toronto.ca



 

 

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