/R E P E A T -- Mayor John Tory to unveil Union Summer's 26-Foot Landmark/

Union and TD's collaborative summer market to launch with an opening day of festivities on June 27th, on Sir John A. Macdonald Plaza

TORONTO, June 21, 2016 /CNW/ - Mayor John Tory will launch Union Summer by unveiling a 26-foot, brightly coloured, three-dimensional #unionsummer sign on Monday, which will decorate Union Station's Sir John A. Macdonald ("SJAM") Plaza for the duration of the festival.

The official opening of the collaborative 71-day summer market, co-presented by Union and TD Bank Group, will be on June 27th at 11:00 am. The short ceremony will take place at the iconic train station, outside on the plaza facing Front Street.

Following the unveiling, guests will get a sneak peak of some of the vibrant artists, courtesy of TD's community partners, who will be performing at the SJAM Plaza in the weeks to come. Visionary eats from some of the city's most forward-thinking food vendors will be available from 7am-9pm on weekdays, and 11am to sunset on weekends.


Mayor John Tory

Lawrence Zucker, President and CEO of Osmington Inc.

Theresa McLaughlin, EVP &CMO, Marketing – TD Bank Group


Opening Ceremony of Union Summer

11:00 am – Welcome from Union and TD

11:05 – Opening remarks from Mayor John Tory 

11:15 – Unveiling of 3D sign

11:30 – Musical performance

11:45 – Guests, speakers, public invited to enjoy the first lunch of Union Summer!


  Monday, June 27 – 11:00 to 11:45am


  Union Station, 65 Front Street West – Sir John A. Macdonald Plaza

Photo Opps:

  Mayor Tory with giant #unionsummer sign; food vendors and offerings; musicians performing


About Union
In 2009, Osmington (Union Station) Inc., a subsidiary of Osmington Inc., entered into an agreement with the City of Toronto to become the retail developer of Union Station pursuant to a 75-year head lease. With 71 million annual visitors, Union Station is Canada's busiest transit hub. Through our curation of retail and culinary tenants, cultural programming and partnership activations, Union strives to be one of the world's most engaging civic experiences. www.torontounion.ca | follow us on social @torontounion | #unionsummer

SOURCE Osmington, (Union Station) Inc

For further information: Media Contacts: Jane Phillips | Union | jphillips@osmington.com | 416-804-7755; Charlene Lo | Union | charlene@torontounion.ca | 416-529-5223


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