Media Advisory
June 19, 2015

Mayor John Tory will be joined by members of City Council, Pride Week Co-Chairs and members of the public as he raises the rainbow flag and officially proclaims June 19 to 28 as Pride Week in the city of Toronto.

Date: Monday, June 22
Time: noon
Location: Podium Roof, City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

Pride Week has been proclaimed by the City of Toronto since 1991. Pride Week is one of Toronto’s Signature Events and is an internationally-recognized celebration which showcases the activism, history and culture of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer and Two-Spirit (LGBTQ2S) community.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities. Toronto is proud to be the Host City for the 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit http://www.toronto.ca, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us @TorontoComms.

David Clark
Strategic Communications
416-392-7542