Media Advisory - Premiers honoured at Mount Pleasant Cemetery

TORONTO, Oct. 13 /CNW/ -

    
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    Date:         Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 2 p.m.
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    Location:     Mount Pleasant Cemetery Visitation Centre
                  375 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto
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    Directions:   Enter through the cemetery's east gate on Mount Pleasant
                  Road. Turn right at the cemetery office and then take the
                  first left. This road leads directly to the visitation
                  centre and parking area. Mount Pleasant Cemetery is fully
                  accessible by public transit.
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    Photo         Unveiling of five commemorative markers
    opportunity:

                  Special guests include: The Honourable David C. Onley,
                  Lieutenant Governor of Ontario; The Honourable Lincoln M.
                  Alexander, Chairman, Ontario Heritage Trust; Master of
                  Ceremonies Steve Paikin, Anchor and Senior Editor, The
                  Agenda on TVO
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    Contact:      Gordon Pim
                  Marketing and Communications Coordinator
                  Telephone: 416-325-1484
                  E-mail: gordon.pim@heritagetrust.on.ca
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    Join the Ontario Heritage Trust at Toronto's Mount Pleasant Cemetery for
the unveiling of five markers commemorating the gravesites of:

    -  The Honourable Sir Oliver Mowat, Premier of Ontario, 1872-1896
    -  The Honourable Sir George William Ross, Premier of Ontario, 1899-1905
    -  The Honourable Sir William Howard Hearst, Premier of Ontario,
       1914-1919
    -  The Honourable George Howard Ferguson, Premier of Ontario, 1923-1930
    -  The Honourable George Stewart Henry, Premier of Ontario, 1930-1934
    

These gravesites are being commemorated through the Trust's Premiers' Gravesites Program, which honours Ontario's former premiers and their service to Ontario by marking their gravesites. This program is administered by the Ontario Heritage Trust with funding support from the Government of Ontario.

    
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SOURCE Ontario Heritage Trust

For further information: For further information: Gordon Pim, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Telephone: (416) 325-1484, E-mail: gordon.pim@heritagetrust.on.ca


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