TORONTO, June 27, 2015 /CNW/ - On Sunday, June 28, Day 29 of the Pan Am Games Torch Relay, presented by President's Choice® and OLG, the Pan Am flame and several torchbearers will take part in the Toronto Pride Parade. During the parade, the flame will be carried by torchbearers from Church Street at Bloor Street to the celebration at Yonge-Dundas Square.
TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay to participate in Toronto Pride parade
Sunday, June 28 at 2 p.m. (ET)
For more information about the parade route, visit pridetoronto.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/PrideMap_Village_2015.jpg.
The Pan Am Games Torch Relay is a 41-day journey that will share the Pan Am spirit in more than 130 communities. The torch relay is one of the most exciting events as it sets the stage leading up to the Games. There will be more than 3,000 torchbearers and 180 community celebrations taking place.
The following torch relay items are available at TORONTO2015.org/torch-relay: relay route map, full list of communities and dates, daily highlight summaries and media vehicle registration information.
All torch relay media advisories and news releases are available on CNW. Day 29 highlight images and videos are available on Flickr by copying and pasting this URL into a web browser: https://www.flickr.com/gp/[email protected]/4j4E8Q.
The torch relay can also be followed on Twitter.
About the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay
The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay, presented by President's Choice® and OLG, is supported by community partner CIBC, signature supporters Star Media Group and Metroland Media, Ontario Trillium Foundation and Porter Airlines, and funding parties the Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario. The torch relay will invite Canadians to celebrate and share the Pan Am spirit throughout its 41-day journey towards Toronto, the Host City of the Games.
The torch relay starts May 30, 2015, and concludes July 10, 2015, with the dramatic lighting of the cauldron at the Opening Ceremony in downtown Toronto.
The TORONTO 2015 Games are funded by the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario, as well as Lead Partner CIBC and other partners and sponsors.
To learn more about the torch relay and when the Pan Am flame will visit a community near you, visit TORONTO2015.org/torch-relay or download the official TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games app, presented by CIBC.
SOURCE Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games
For further information: Jill MacCannell, Coordinator, marketing and communications, TO2015, 416.996.4076, [email protected]