V-E Day and V-J Day in Toronto, City of Toronto proclamation
CITY OF TORONTO PROCLAMATION
A CIVIC SERVICE OF Praise And Thanksgiving To Almighty God Will Be Held When Victory Is Achieved In The Present European Conflict
in front of the City Hall
At 12.30 o’clock in the afternoon
On the Day Following Official Announcement Of “V-E” Day
All Citizens are invited to attend
THANKSGIVING SERVICES—DEMONSTRATIONS AND CELEBRATIONS ON
in various Civic parks
Arrangements have been made to hold community services, demonstrations and celebration programmes in each of the undermentioned parks
During the Day That “V-E” Day is Officially Announced
Lakefront Park Beach
Ample opportunity will be provided in each of the said parks for an organized celebration with bands, community singing and display of fireworks, in which all classes of citizens may participate.
Tune in local radio stations for further details, particularly on “V-E” Day.
On “V-E” Day citizens are urged to observe the following requests:
Participate in the service and celebration in the park nearest your respective locality.
Refrain from driving vehicles into the down-town area and do not create pedestrian congestion in this district.
Remove all non-essential vehicles from the streets.
Remember, Victory in Europe is not final victory.
ROBERT H. SAUNDERS, K.C.
GOD SAVE THE KING
[The back of this proclamation contains a list of members of City Council and a schedule of events in the different parks.]
City of Toronto Archives
Series 340, Subseries 8, File 49
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