Media Advisory
May 24, 2022

The City of Toronto will host its eighth annual Toronto Newcomer Day tomorrow. Deputy Mayor Ana Bailão (Davenport) and City staff will join Toronto residents to celebrate the tremendous contributions that newcomers make to this diverse city.

Date: Wednesday, May 25

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: Nathan Phillips Square and Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. an information fair with family-friendly activities will be held on Nathan Phillips Square.

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Toronto Public Health will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Nathan Phillips Square offering first, second, third, fourth and paediatric doses of COVID-19 vaccine to anyone who is eligible and operate by appointment and on a walk-in basis. OHIP is not required. Masks are mandatory inside the clinic area. The clinic is part of Team Toronto’s continuing efforts to bring COVID-19 vaccination opportunities to places residents live, work and play – including Toronto Newcomer Day and other major events in the city.

From 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. the formal program will include Deputy Mayor Ana Bailão reading the Toronto Newcomer Day proclamation during her remarks along with other speakers and dance/musical performances.

Toronto Newcomer Day is sponsored by Desjardins Financial Group, chatr (Rogers Communication), Tim Hortons, Star Metroland Media and New Canadians TV. Official event partners include Metrolinx and Paragon Testing Enterprises.

More information is available on the City’s Toronto Newcomer Day webpage.


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