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The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) will release the next report in
its Quality of Life Reporting System (QOLRS) series on Wednesday, November 17
at 11 a.m.
Theme Report #1, focusing on incomes, shelter and necessities in the 20 QOLRS
urban communities, will be posted on the FCM Web site (http://www.fcm.ca) at 11
a.m. Richmond Hill Councillor Brenda Hogg, Chair of FCM's Quality of Life
Technical Team, Edmonton Councillor Michael Phair, consultant Michel Frojmovic
and FCM staff will brief news media via conference call from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
What: Technical briefing on FCM's Quality of Life Reporting System
When: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Wednesday, November 17
How: Reporters wishing to take part should call 416-695-7840,
enter pass code 33860(#) and follow the prompts.
Dial (*) 0 for assistance.
A backgrounder will be released comparing Toronto's performance on key
indicators of income and housing affordability to that of other participating
Federation of Canadian Municipalities: Robert Ross, 613-241-5221, ext. 399, or
the FCM media line, 613-720-0545
City of Toronto: Harvey Low, Planning Analyst, Social Development and
Administration Division, 416-392-8660