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May 24, 2005
Media Advisory: Toronto Fire Services together with Air Canada Vacations and 18 other corporate sponsors to rebuild fire hall in St. Georges, Grenada
  
As part of a special relief mission spearheaded by the Toronto Fire Services,
supported by Air Canada Vacations and a number of corporate sponsors, a team of
volunteer Toronto firefighters will announce their intention to assist the
Grenada Fire Brigade between May 31 and June 5 in the reconstruction of the
main Fire Hall in St. Georges. In September 2004 the Fire Hall was devastated
by Hurricane Ivan as was much of the country of Grenada.

Date: Wednesday, May 25

Time: 3 p.m.

Location: Toronto Fire Services Training Academy, 895 Eastern Ave.

Sponsors and guests will be given an opportunity to put on protective clothing
and attempt to extinguish a car fire after the press conference.

Attending:
Fire Chief William Stewart, Toronto Fire Services (Host)
Hon. Anne McLellan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Public Safety and
Emergency Preparedness
Hon. Jean Augustine, MP Etobicoke—Lakeshore, Special Advisor for Grenada
Hon. Derek Lee, MP Scarborough—Rouge River
Conrad Gibbs, Consul General of Grenada
Bas Balkissoon, Toronto City Councillor
Michael Thompson, Toronto City Councillor
Robert Armstrong, VP Corporate Resources, Air Canada Vacations

Corporate Sponsors:
• Air Canada Vacations
• Bellville Rodair International
• Canac Kitchens
• Central Fairbank Lumber
• City Savings and Credit Union
• Dryco
• Global Distribution & Warehousing
• Grenada Grand
• Hadrian Manufacturing Inc.
• Leviton Canada
• MSA
• Regent Sports
• Rigid Tools
• Sleep Country Canada
• Stabilit Canada Inc.
• Technical Consumer Products, Inc.
• The Home Depot Canada Inc.
• Toronto Dominion Centre
• VICWEST Corporation

Media contacts:
Jim Stoops, Office of the Fire Chief, Toronto Fire Services,
416-338-9550
Sophy Khwaja, Communications, Air Canada Vacations, 514-937-5709
Christine Lowe, Consulate General of Grenada, 416-595-1343



 

 

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