Statement by the City of Toronto

    "Support Our Troops" ribbons to remain on Fire, EMS vehicles

    TORONTO, June 20 /CNW/ - Toronto City Council today voted unanimously to
continue the ribbon campaign on Toronto Fire and EMS vehicles for an
indefinite period of time as a show of support for the Canadian Forces
Personnel Support Agency.
    In recommending that City Council unanimously endorse the continuation of
the ribbon campaign, Mayor David Miller said that all of Canada's men and
women serving in the military have the unwavering support of all Torontonians.
    Toronto's emergency services train and work closely with the Canadian
Armed Forces. They share the common thread of personal sacrifice, dedication
and professionalism with Canadian forces and the two services will continue to
support and work with Canada's military.

    Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home
to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine
of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America.
In the past three years Toronto has won more than 50 awards for quality and
innovation in delivering public services. Toronto's government is dedicated to
prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

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For further information: Media contact: Brad Ross, City of Toronto Media
Relations, (416) 392-8937 or (416) 919-6503

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