Media Advisory
May 24, 2023

The City of Toronto is hosting its ninth annual Toronto Newcomer Day tomorrow. Councillor Shelley Carroll (Don Valley North), Chair of the City’s Economic and Community Development Committee, will address the crowd on behalf of Toronto City Council and join in activities to celebrate the contributions that newcomers make to this diverse city.

Date: Thursday, May 25

· 12:15 to 1:30 p.m.: formal program including remarks from Councillor Carroll (at 12:40 p.m.), as well as other speakers and dance/musical performances on stage
· 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.: information fair and family-friendly activities

Location: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W.

The public is reminded that currently there is only pedestrian access to Queen Street from Bay Street to Yonge Street and Yonge Street to Victoria Street. See the City’s news release for more information about the diversion and making travel plans in the area.

First proclaimed in 2015, Toronto Newcomer Day is held in May to welcome newcomers to Toronto, help them understand and access a wide range of services and celebrate their contributions to the city.

More information about Newcomer Day is available on the City’s website.

Toronto is home to more than three million people whose diversity and experiences make this great city Canada’s leading economic engine and one of the world’s most diverse and livable cities. As the fourth largest city in North America, Toronto is a global leader in technology, finance, film, music, culture and innovation, and consistently places at the top of international rankings due to investments championed by its government, residents and businesses. For more information visit the City’s website or follow us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.

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