Media Advisory
June 13, 2018

Mayor John Tory will be joined by Toronto FC President Bill Manning and John Herdman, Canada’s Men’s National Team Head Coach, to discuss the successful United 2026 FIFA World Cup bid.  

Date: Wednesday, June 13
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: BMO Field Loge Suite, 170 Princes’ Blvd.
(Media are asked to enter via Gate 2 to access the event location.)

James Maloney, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke-Lakeshore, and Councillor Mark Grimes (Ward 6 Etobicoke-Lakeshore), Chair of the Board of Exhibition Place, will also be in attendance.

More information about the United 2026 bid is available at

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Media contacts:
Shane Gerard, Strategic Communications, 647-881-9854,
Don Peat, Office of the Mayor, 647-459-2387,
Jeff Bradley, Toronto FC, 647-200-7536,
Carrie Croft, Canada Soccer, 613-406-4986,

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