Toronto, Ontario, Canada News Release

December 29, 2010

Mayor and councillors to greet residents at New Year’s Day Levee at Toronto City Hall

Mayor Rob Ford and Toronto City Councillors will host a New Year’s Day Levee in the rotunda of City Hall – an opportunity for them to meet Toronto residents and celebrate the beginning of 2011.

Date: Saturday, January 1
Time: 2 to 4 p.m.
Location: Rotunda, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

The annual New Year’s Day Levee is a tradition in Canada that dates back several centuries to the time of the fur traders of New France.

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. Toronto has won numerous awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents. For information about non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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