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January 12, 2004
Mayor David Miller introduces Toronto's WinterCity
The City of Toronto invites the media to participate in the kick-off of the
WinterCity and Winterlicious festivals. Official remarks to launch the events
will be followed by a cooking demonstration.

Monday, January 12
12:45 - 2:30 p.m.

Speeches begin at 1 p.m. sharp. Mayor Miller will be available for interviews
about WinterCity and Winterlicious prior to the speeches. Other WinterCity and
Winterlicious spokespeople will be available afterwards.

In order of appearance:
Jaye Robinson (Director - Toronto Special Events, City of Toronto)
Peter Oliver (Owner - Oliver Bonacini Group)
Duncan Ross (Executive Director - Tourism, City of Toronto)
David Miller (Mayor - City of Toronto)
Ann Marie MacIntosh (Vice President Client Management - American Express)
Bud Purvis (President and General Manager - CN Tower)
Peter George (Executive Chef - 360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower)

360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower, 301 Front Street West

Dare to forget the weather at the party hosted by the world's coolest winter
city. Toronto's newest winter festival, WinterCity, built on the foundation of
the long-running WinterFest, creates a new tradition of winter revelry.

Running from January 30 - February 12, 2004, this 14-day celebration gives
centre stage to the city's renowned culture, creativity and cuisine. With
stellar free indoor and outdoor programming, the hugely popular prix fixe
restaurant promotion Winterlicious presented by American Express plus tons of
winter programming and discounts at Toronto's attractions, WinterCity provides
the perfect opportunity to sample the lush culture and intriguing diversity
Toronto has to offer.

Media contact:
Amber Authier,
Event Supervisor, Marketing, Toronto Special Events
cell: 416-270-8548



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