City of Toronto  

Living in TorontoDoing businessVisiting TorontoAccessing City Hall
 
All news releases
Last 30 days
By month
Search
   
Newsroom
   
Archived news release by year
  2013
  2012 - 2011 - 2010
  2009 - 2008 - 2007
  2006 - 2005 - 2004
  2003 - 2002 - 2001
  2000 - 1999 - 1998
   
RSS identifier linked to feed RSS
   
   
 
April 21, 2009
City commemorates Irving Paisley with park renaming
  
Councillor Cliff Jenkins (Ward 25 - Don Valley West) and City of Toronto representatives will honour the many contributions of Irving Paisley to the citizens of the Township of North York with a sign unveiling ceremony. Special guest: Mrs. Adele Paisley and Michael Paisley, son of Irving Paisley.

Date: Thursday, April 23
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: A portion of Windfield’s Park, 321 York Mills Rd.

Irving Paisley was a Councillor in the former township of North York. As a Controller for North York he served several terms on Metro Council. Paisley’s thirty year municipal career culminated in being appointed Deputy Mayor of the City of North York. Paisley was responsible for spearheading the building of York Finch General Hospital and became its founding Chairman. Paisley’s accomplishments were recognized by the Federal Government who bestowed Paisley with the Centennial Medal for Service to the Nation in 1967.

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:
Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation media hotline, 416-560-8726, pfrmediahotline@toronto.ca




 

 

Toronto maps | Get involved | Toronto links
© City of Toronto 1998-2017