Toronto Mayor John Tory will be joined by the Consul-General of Japan, Yasunori Nakayama; Hiroshima Peace Ambassador Setsuko Thurlow; Chair of the Toronto Interfaith Council, Zul Kassamali; Toronto Poet Laureate Anne Michaels; Parliamentary Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke; and Peace Garden founder Father Massey Lombardi on Wednesday to officially dedicate the relocated Nathan Phillips Square Peace Garden.
Date: Wednesday, May 18
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: Peace Garden, Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W.
The Jarvis Collegiate Institute choir will perform, and traditional tribal elder Cat Crieger will perform a smudging ceremony, the City of Toronto said in a statement.
Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities. – CINEWS