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May 4, 2009
Ontario Mayors and Ministers to meet at first Great Lakes Summit Mayors to release 5-point Action Plan to protect Great Lakes
What: Provincial-Municipal Great Lakes Summit and Release of Mayors Great Lakes Action Plan
- Press Conference on outcomes from the Great Lakes Summit and details of the Mayors’ Great Lakes Action Plan

When: Tuesday, May 5
- Press Conference begins at 2:30 p.m.

Where: Palais Royale, 1601 Lake Shore Boulevard West, Toronto
- Upon arrival, media will be escorted to the media meeting room in the Lower Lounge
- Prior to the press conference, media will be escorted to the back deck of the Palais Royale, overlooking Lake Ontario (weather permitting)

Press Conference participants
- Toronto Mayor David Miller, Ontario Minister of Environment John Gerretsen, Ontario Minister of Natural Resources Donna Cansfield, Thunder Bay Mayor Lynn Peterson
- Also in attendance - Kingston Mayor Harvey Rosen, Halton Councillor Alan Johnston, Niagara Regional Chair Peter Partington, St. Catharines Mayor Brian McMullan, Blue Mountains Mayor Ellen Anderson, Chatham-Kent Mayor Randy Hope, Goderich Mayor Deb Shewfelt.

Media Inquiries:
Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative
Nicola Crawhall
Deputy Director
Cell: (416) 432-2739

Ontario Ministry of Environment
John Karapita
Minister’s Communications Advisor
Tel: (416) 314-6736

Kate Jordan
Communications Branch
Tel: (416) 314-6666

Press Conference Logistics:
Francine Antonio
Strategic Communications
City of Toronto
Cell: (647) 224-8022



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