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Vigil for a United Gun-Free Toronto

Community, Faith-Based and Business Leaders Host

Vigil for a United Gun-Free Toronto

The City of Toronto was devastated last weekend by the gun violence at the Toronto Eaton Centre. One fatality and seven injured. Neighbourhoods are in crisis and have not been heard. They are now taking their voices to Toronto’s main street.

Join faith-based, community and business leaders at the Vigil for a United Gun-Free Toronto to learn about how gun violence impacts our City.

SPECIAL MUSICAL PERFORMANCE: KAE SUN

Date:               Monday, June 11, 2012

Time:              6:30 PM

Location:      Yonge – Dundas Square

Emcee:          Roger Petersen, Anchor and Reporter, CityNews

Speakers:

  • Reverend Doctor John Joseph Mastandrea, Minister, Metropolitan United Church
  • Colleen Lavallée, resident, Alexandra Park
  • Elaine Lumley, mother
  • Kimberley Belle, program participant, Catalyst Program at Scadding Court Community Centre
  • Marlon Merraro, youth advocate, Alexandra Park
  • Drummartz group

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Media Contacts: 

Alina Chatterjee, Office of Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, 416.937.8072, achatte2@toronto.ca

Colleen Lavallée, 416.389.9100, lavalleecg@yahoo.ca

Sean McIntyre, Office of Councillor Pam McConnell, 416.919.8967, smcinty@toronto.ca

Councillor Adam Vaughan, Ward 20, Trinity-Spadina, 416.392.4044, councillor_vaughan@toronto.ca

To download a copy of the media advisory, click  here.