Media Advisory
December 29, 2014

Toronto Mayor John Tory and City councillors are inviting residents to join them at the Mayor’s New Year’s Day Skating Party on Thursday, January 1. The family-friendly event at Nathan Phillips Square will give residents an opportunity to mix and mingle with Mayor Tory and other members of City Council on the first day of 2015.
Date: Thursday, January 1, 2015
Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m. – Mayor’s welcoming remarks at about 2 p.m.
Location: Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.
In anticipation of a large public turnout, a space will be reserved for media to the east of the event stage for the Mayor’s welcome message. Due to safety considerations, cabling will only be permitted in the area reserved for media.
Media availability: There will be a media availability with Mayor Tory to the east of the event stage immediately after his public remarks.
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Paula Chung
Strategic Communications
416-392-1649
Amanda Galbraith
Office of the Mayor
416-338-3206