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Danforth Tragedy Commemorative Ceremony
July 21, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The City of Toronto with commemorate the Danforth Tragedy at a solemn ceremony to be held on Sunday, July 21, at 1:30 pm in Withrow Park (725 Logan Ave). This event acknowledges those who lost their lives and those injured during the July 22, 2018 shooting on Danforth Ave.
The ceremony will include the reading of names, a moment of silence, a musical selection from an interfaith choir, a recognition of the injured, and a poem written and read by myself, A.F. Moritz, in my capacity as City of Toronto Poet Laureate.
As the ceremony is outside, those wishing to attend are reminded to check the weather and prepare for the conditions, including bringing an umbrella for rain, or hats and water for hot weather.
Please note, there is limited parking surrounding the park and temporary road closures may be in effect. For those considering transit, Withrow Park is approximately a 10-minute walk from TTC Line 2 Chester or Pape Stations, the 504 streetcar stop at Broadview Ave. at Withrow Ave., and the 506 streetcar stop at Gerrard St. E. at Logan Ave.