This video presents “CIMA Mayor’s School Cricket Championship 2011” (please note that in order to skip the first five seconds of loud, high-pitched sound, use your cursor to start the video at five seconds instead of at the very beginning point):

For the love of  school cricket in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Toronto’s middle school and high school cricket teams will receive recognition and support via the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Mayor’s School Cricket Tournament.

CIMA Mayor’s School Cricket Tournament is a project:

  • initiated by CIMA Canada in 2011 to extend its support and contribution to the community through cricket
  • organized by CIMA Canada, City of Toronto, Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB)
    • CIBC is the lead financial sponsor of the tournament:
      • Last year’s pilot tournament winners from Woburn Collegiate Institute and Smithfield Middle School will be presented with the new CIBC Trophy 2012 at the upcoming official launch.
      • Also, Highfield Junior School will be honoured with cricket kits donated by CIBC.
    • CIMA Canada, CIBC, TDSB, and TCDSB will join Toronto in announcing the first such public private partnership to boost school cricket in Toronto at the CIMA Mayor’s School Cricket Tournament’s official launch (please see timeline below)
  • aiming to “increase access to school cricket through a well coordinated inter-school cricket tournament as well as:
    • provide Toronto’s diverse population of young cricketers with an opportunity to continue playing a game they have grown accustomed to
    •  introduce cricket as a vehicle for team building, cross-cultural communication and leadership development”
  • with the following 2012 timeline:
    • CIMA Mayor’s School Cricket Tournament launch and press conference: April 18, 2012; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. (remarks at 10:30 a.m.)
    • The Tournament registration deadline: April 30, 2012,
    • Preliminary matches:
      • May 14, 15, 16, 17, 2012 at:
        • Eglinton Flats Park
        • G. Ross Lord Park
        • Centennial Park
        • Sunnybrook Park
    • Final games will be held on June 2 at:
      • Summerlea Park

Please click here to get FREE registration for your Toronto school cricket team.

Contact Info

Phone within Toronto city limits: 311

Phone outside city limits: 416-392-CITY (2489)
(can be used within Toronto if you can’t reach 311)

TTY customers: 416-338-0TTY (0889)
Fax: 416-338-0685
E-mail: 311@toronto.ca

If your matter is urgent, please call them. They are open 24/7.

Always call 911 for emergencies.

For more info and updates on CIMA Mayor’s School Cricket Tournament, please click here.

You're Invited: Toronto's Official Launch of CIMA Mayor's School Cricket Tournament April 18, 2012

You're Invited: Toronto's Official Launch of CIMA Mayor's School Cricket Tournament April 18, 2012

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Media Advisory

April 16, 2012

City of Toronto to launch CIMA Mayor’s School Cricket Tournament and CIBC trophy

City of Toronto representatives together with Amal Ratnayake, Chair, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA); Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair; Raza Hasan, Senior Vice President, CIBC; Chris Bolton, Chair, Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and Ann Andrachuk, Chair, Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) will officially launch the CIMA Mayor’s School Cricket Tournament.

Date: Wednesday, April 18
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. (remarks at 10:30 a.m.)
Location: Rotunda, Metro Hall, 55 John St.

Special guest: John Tory, Newstalk 1010 radio and podcast personality, will MC the event.

Guyan Ferdinands, a student at Blessed Cardinal Newman Catholic High School, will be recognized for having been named best bowler at the International Cricket Association Americas Under 15 Northern Championship.

Last year’s pilot tournament winners from Woburn Collegiate Institute and Smithfield Middle School will be presented with the new CIBC Trophy. Highfield Junior School will be honoured with cricket kits donated by CIBC.

The tournament will be held on May 14 to 17 at the Eglinton Flats Park, G. Ross Lord Park, Centennial Park and Sunnybrook Park. The final games of the tournament will be held on June 2 at Summerlea Park.

Tournament website: http://www.cima.mayorscricket.com

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 million people. Toronto’s government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on 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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