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March 5, 2009
An Historic Arrival: Mayor David Miller arrives at City Hall on a vintage TTC vehicle for City’s 175th anniversary
On Friday, March 6, Toronto Mayor David Miller will ride a vintage TTC vehicle to work joined by students from Cosburn and George A. Brown middle schools, in celebration of the City’s 175th anniversary. The students will be performing in The First Toronto Debate of 1834: Tories & Reformers Wrestle the Challenges of the City's First Council with Eric Peterson at 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. The vehicle will stop on Queen Street just east of the Winston Churchill statue, where media are invited to take photos of the Mayor arriving with students.

Date: Friday, March 6, 2009
Time: 7:45 a.m. (set up); 8 a.m. (Mayor’s arrival)
Location: City Hall, 100 Queen St. W., north side of street, east of the Winston Churchill statue

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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 contact:
Cheryn Thoun, Manager, Strategic Communications, 416-392-9305,



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