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May 19, 2005
Visit to Toronto by Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley Media access and availability schedule
  
Mayor David Miller will host Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley in Toronto on May
24 and 25. Both mayors will then depart for the international meeting of Great
Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative in Quebec City, being held May 25 to
27.

Mayors Miller and Daley will take a tour of the city that will emphasize
Toronto’s city-building opportunities and accomplishments. The following dates,
times and locations have been set aside for media access and availability.

Tuesday, May 24

Regent Park Revitalization
Mayor Miller, Dr. Mitchell Kosny, Chair, Toronto Community Housing Corporation
(TCHC), and Derek Ballantyne, CEO of TCHC, will outline the planned
redevelopment of Regent Park.
Media availability: 10:30 a.m.
Location: 203 Sackville Green -- Regent Park South Community Recreation Centre
(off Regent St., between Dundas and Shuter Sts., just east of Parliament St.)
Audio feed available

Toronto Waterfront
Mayors Miller and Daley will embark on a boat tour of Toronto’s waterfront and
port lands, disembarking at Ontario Place.
Media availability: 2:45 p.m.
Location: Ontario Place. Media enter via Parking Lot One, west entrance.
Directions to media availability will be available there.
Audio Feed available

Art Gallery of Ontario Business Reception and Massive Change Panel Discussion
No formal media availability for the Business Reception -- photo-op only. Media
access for panel discussion permitted, though Mayor Daley will not attend.
Business Reception: 5 p.m.
Panel Discussion: 7 p.m.
Location: Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas St. W.
Media Contact: Andrew Riley, Publicist, Art Gallery of Ontario, 416-979-6660,
ext. 403

Wednesday, May 25

Leading Perspectives on Sustainable Communities
Mayors Miller and Daley will speak at the 2005 Energy and Environment
Conference.
Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre -- South Building, Room 718

City to City Discussion
Chaired by Mayors Miller and Daley. Toronto City Councillors, members of
Toronto Roundtables, and senior City staff will discuss approaches and best
practices that address urban issues common to Toronto and Chicago.
Event: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Council Chamber)
Media availability: 12:30 p.m. (Members’ Lounge)


Media contacts:

Patchen Barss
Office of Mayor David Miller
416-338-7134
416-527-3486 (cell)

Jodi Kawada
Assistant Press Secretary
Office of Mayor Daley
312-744-3334

Andrea Addario
Office of Mayor David Miller
416-338-7119
416-738-4329 (cell)

Brad Ross
City of Toronto Media Relations
416-392-8937
416-919-6503 (cell)



 

 

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