G-20: Toronto Mayor David Miller Welcomes the World's Media to Toronto

By City Of Toronto, PRNE
Monday, June 21, 2010

TORONTO, June 22, 2010 - Toronto Mayor David Miller will hold a news conference to welcome the
world's media to the city.

Mayor Miller will be joined at the news conference by:

     Mr. Joseph P. Pennachetti, City Manager, City of Toronto
     Mr. Renato Discenza, Chief Executive Officer, Invest Toronto
     Mr. David Whitaker, President and Chief Executive Officer, Tourism

The Mayor, Mr. Pennachetti, Mr. Discenza and Mr. Whitaker will make
remarks and take questions from media at the news conference and be
available for one-on-one interviews following the formal news conference.

     DATE:   Thursday, June 24, 2010
     TIME:   10 a.m.
     WHERE:  G-20 International Media Centre located in the
             Direct Energy Centre, Briefing Theatre 1
     NOTE:   Summit media accreditation is required to attend the event.

The host broadcaster will carry this event and television stations
should make the appropriate arrangements at the centre to pick-up the feed.

About the City of Toronto (www.toronto.ca)

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

About Invest Toronto (www.investtoronto.ca)

Invest Toronto Inc. is a new arms length organization whose main
shareholder is the City of Toronto. Established under the City Service
Corporation provisions of the City of Toronto Act, it is incorporated as an
Ontario Business Corporation. Invest Toronto will engage the private sector
and other public sector partners to promote Toronto as a destination for
businesses to invest, grow and prosper. It is a product of two major public
documents, the Agenda for Prosperity and Blueprint for Fiscal Stability and
Economic Prosperity (PDF).The activities of Invest are to be centered on
sales and marketing as well as promotional activities designed to increase
business investments and leads. The overarching goal of Invest Toronto is
the enhancement of the economic competitiveness of the City of Toronto

About Tourism Toronto (www.SeeTorontoNow.com)

Tourism Toronto, Toronto's Convention and Visitors Association, is an
industry association of more than 1,200 members established to sell and
market the greater Toronto region as a remarkable destination for tourists,
convention delegates and business travellers around the globe.

Media are invited to visit www.g20torontomedia.com for
information during the G-20.

Visit our website at www.toronto.ca

For further information: Rob Andrusevich, Senior Communications Advisor
, City of Toronto, email: randrus@toronto.ca, cell +1-416-200-3660, City of
media relations during the Summit, +1-416-397-0777/

For further information: Rob Andrusevich, Senior Communications Advisor, City of Toronto, email: randrus at toronto.ca, cell +1-416-200-3660, City of Toronto media relations during the Summit, +1-416-397-0777/

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