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Jun 30, 2014, 13:48 ET The 519's Green Space Festival a huge success with over 46,000 attendees during WorldPride Toronto weekend

The 519 raised an estimated $400,000 during its four-day Green Space festival celebrating WorldPride TORONTO, June 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The 519 Church Street Community Centre announced today that over...


Jun 27, 2014, 12:27 ET Media Advisory: Green Space Festival: WorldPride Edition

TORONTO, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The 519 Church Street Community Centre's Green Space Festival: WorldPride Edition continues from June 27 to June 29 with a series of major events at Cawthra Square Park ...


Jun 26, 2014, 22:21 ET The 519's legendary pride kick-off event, Starry Night, hosts over 5,000 for Toronto's biggest ever drag ball!

RuPaul's Drag Race season six stars and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne among the guests at the seventh annual Starry Night celebration TORONTO, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The stars filled the sky – and...


Jun 26, 2014, 11:44 ET CIBC proudly supports PrideHouseTO Pavilion to encourage inclusiveness

CIBC, Premier Kathleen Wynne and Brian Burke join together to end homophobia TORONTO, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX:CM) (NYSE:CM) is proud to announce its sponsorship of the PrideHouseTO Pavilion...


Jun 26, 2014, 06:00 ET Media Advisory: The 519 Starry Night/Green Space Festival: WorldPride Edition

TORONTO, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The 519 Church Street Community Centre will kick off its Green Space Festival: WorldPride Edition on June 26 at 6:00 p.m. with Starry Night, which is expected to...


Jun 23, 2014, 11:18 ET AIDS Vigil Marks 30th Anniversary

Community to pause Tuesday during WorldPride to honour, remember and celebrate those who have died of AIDS or AIDS-related illness. TORONTO, June 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The 30th Annual AIDS Candlelight...


Jun 11, 2014, 15:38 ET Momentum builds for world's first LGBT-led sport, recreation and community hub in Toronto

Toronto City Council calls on the Government of Canada to support public-private development TORONTO, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - As Toronto prepares for its role as the first North American municipality...


Jun 10, 2014, 14:03 ET The Village Prepares for WorldPride

The 519 releases report on The Village Study as the Church Wellesley Village prepares to welcome the world TORONTO, June 10, 2014 /CNW/ - After more than a year of consultation and planning and just...


Nov 27, 2013, 09:00 ET The 519 Church Community Centre to Seek Council Approval to Build a New Community Centre Focused on Sports and Recreation

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - The 519 submitted a report to City Council today which, if approved, marks the first official step in building a new sports and recreation centre for the City of...


Aug 08, 2013, 11:18 ET Housing crisis for Toronto's LGBTQ homeless youth: City Street Needs Assessment demonstrates need for action

TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Last week the City of Toronto released its interim report on the Street Needs Assessment conducted on April 17, 2013. The report indicated that 20% of youth in the...


Jun 27, 2013, 22:45 ET Kathleen Wynne at The 519 Starry Night

TORONTO, June 27, 2013 /CNW/ - The 519 Community Centre welcomes Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and over 5,000 enthusiastic guests at its 6th annual Starry Night fundraiser on June 27, 2013 to kick...


Jun 26, 2013, 18:57 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Starry Night: Pride Kick-off event for The 519 Community Centre will feature Ontario's Top Politicians, Local and International Celebrities and Community Leaders

TORONTO, June 26, 2013 /CNW/ - What: Join The 519, Toronto's LGBTQ Community Centre, along with international stars and several of Ontario's top politicians, including Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, ...


Jun 20, 2013, 07:00 ET Media advisory - AIDS Candlelight Vigil to be held tonight

Thousands to gather in annual event, 22 new names added to memorial TORONTO, June 20, 2013 /CNW/ - As Toronto prepares to celebrate Pride, the Toronto AIDS Memorial will be glowing in candlelight as...


May 02, 2013, 14:06 ET Church and Wellesley Village under review: The 519 undertaking community planning study

TORONTO, May 2, 2013 /CNW/ - This spring, with World Pride just months away, a team of urban planners, community enthusiasts and activists, neighbours and businesses will be taking a closer look at...


Dec 12, 2012, 11:19 ET Photo Opportunity - Home Depot comes out for Toronto's LGBT Village

Partnership with Karl Lohnes to light up Cawthra Square Park for holidays TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - Home Depot Associates will join Toronto-based design expert Karl Lohnes to light-up the...


Jun 26, 2012, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - A Pride kick-off event not to be missed

Toronto's stars gather to celebrate The 519 and Toronto's LGBTQ communities at fifth annual Starry Night TORONTO, June 26, 2012 /CNW/ - On Thursday, June 28th, Cawthra Square Park will be the place...


Jun 20, 2012, 13:30 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - AIDS Candlelight Vigil to be held in Toronto

Thousands to gather in annual event, 30 new names added to memorial TORONTO, June 20, 2012 /CNW/ - On Thursday, June 21, 2012, the Toronto AIDS Memorial will be glowing in candlelight as some 2,000...


Jun 24, 2010, 21:00 ET AIDS Candlelight Vigil both honours and calls for action

TORONTO, June 24 /CNW/ - Over two thousand community activists, artists, politicians, friends and family gathered tonight to honour those who have died of HIV/AIDS and to call on the world's leaders...


Jun 23, 2010, 13:25 ET Media Advisory: Annual AIDS Candlelight Vigil in Toronto

TORONTO, June 23 /CNW/ - On the eve of the G20 Summit, thousands will gather to call for action on HIV/AIDS. The annual AIDS Candlelight Vigil will be held on Thursday, June 24, 2010 at the AIDS...


Jun 10, 2010, 16:31 ET The 519 issues statement on freedom of expression at Pride 2010

LGBT community centre urges Pride Toronto to reverse its decision TORONTO, June 10 /CNW/ - The Board of Management of The 519 met last night to approve an official statement on freedom of expression...


Jan 19, 2010, 11:41 ET Media Advisory - All Candidates Debate slated at Toronto's LGBT Community
Centre

TORONTO, Jan. 19 /CNW/ - WHAT: Toronto Centre By-Election All Candidates Debate. The 150 minute program will include questions on a range of LGBT-related...