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December 2, 2004
Community activists will join Mayor Miller to celebrate Human Rights Day
  
Mayor David Miller will present the City's Human Rights Awards at a ceremony on
Thursday December 9, 2004 to honour International Human Rights Day. Andy
Barrie of CBC Radio's award winning program Metro Morning will host the
ceremony.

Ten individuals and two community organizations will receive Human Rights
Awards for volunteer efforts in the fields of Aboriginal affairs, disability
issues, race relations, status of women, and for working on lesbian, gay,
bisexual, transgender and two spirited issues.

Date: Thursday, December 9

Time: 5:30 p.m. - Awards presentation, followed by a reception

Place: Council Chamber, Toronto City Hall
100 Queen St. W.

The award recipients are:
Aboriginal Affairs Award - Bear and Sandra Laronde
Access Award for Disability Issues - William Brown, William Meider and Ing
Wong-Ward
Constance E. Hamilton Award on the Status of Women - Zanana Akande, Nora Currie
and Loly Rico
Pride Award for Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Two Spirited Issues - Martin
Bourgeois, Susan Gapka and PRIDE Toronto
William P. Hubbard Award for Race Relations - Lillian Allen, Naheed Dosani and
the Immigrant Women's Health Centre

Media contacts:
Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Manager, Diversity Management and Community Engagement,
Chief Administrator's Office, 416-392-6824 or 416-392-8592
Linda Koehler, Consultant, Diversity Management and Community Engagement, Chief
Administrator's Office, 416-397-0929 or
416-392-8592



 

 

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