John Tory Mayor of Toronto - Proclamation

Crime Stoppers Month

January 2019

WHEREAS this year marks the 35th anniversary of the Toronto Crime Stoppers Program.  Crime Stoppers is a partnership between the police, the community and the media. Its amazing success is due to the continued support of residents and organizations.

The theme of this year’s Crime Stoppers Month “Say it Here”, encourages residents to make Toronto a safer place by reporting crime in their communities.

The City of Toronto is committed to fostering community safety and the wellbeing of its residents by investing in the prevention of crime through social development, community partnerships and programs, all key components for maintaining safe and healthy neighbourhoods.

NOW THEREFORE, I, Mayor John Tory, on behalf of Toronto City Council, do hereby proclaim January 2019 as “Crime Stoppers Month” in the City of Toronto.

Tamil Heritage Month

January 2019

WHEREAS Tamil Heritage Month is a time to acknowledge the Tamil community’s significant contributions to Toronto’s success, growth and prosperity. It is also an opportunity to recognize the richness of the Tamil language and culture and the importance of educating and reflecting upon Tamil heritage for future generations.

The City of Toronto acknowledges the valued contributions that the multicultural communities of Toronto have made to strengthen our society and contribute to our city’s motto “Diversity Our StrengthDiversity strengthens us socially, politically, culturally and economically, and as one of the world’s most multicultural cities, Toronto has become a model city where all religions, faiths and beliefs are respected and accepted.

NOW THEREFORE, I, Mayor John Tory, on behalf of Toronto City Council, do hereby proclaim January 2019 as “Tamil Heritage Month” in the City of Toronto.