Media Advisory
June 19, 2015

The City of Toronto and the Toronto Aboriginal City Celebration Committee are hosting this year’s National Aboriginal Day celebration at Toronto City Hall. The sunrise ceremony will be led by traditional teacher Cat Criger, followed by a flag-raising ceremony. Mayor John Tory will read the Proclamation for National Aboriginal Day in Toronto.

National Aboriginal Day takes place annually on June 21 across Canada. It is a special day to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and M=E9tis peoples in Canada.

Date: Sunday, June 21
Time: 5:30 a.m.
Location: Toronto City Hall, Podium Roof, 100 Queen St. W.
The sunrise ceremony will be followed by a reception in the Members Lounge for the participants.

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Chris Fernandes
Strategic Communications
416 397-5211