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Memorializing the Yonge Street Tragedy
April 23, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
As Toronto’s Poet Laureate, I will take part in a memorial for the victims of the Yonge Street Tragedy, the Van Attack which occurred on April 23, 2018.
The 10 victims who died were identified as:
Beutis Renuka Amarasingha, 45, of Toronto
Andrea Bradden, 33, of Woodbridge
Geraldine Brady, 83, of Toronto
So He Chung, 22, of Toronto
Anne Marie D’Amico, 30, of Toronto
Mary Elizabeth Forsyth, 94, of Toronto
Ji Hun Kim, 22, who was a student living in Toronto but was from South Korea
Dorothy Sewell, 80, of Toronto
Chul Min Kang, 45, of Toronto
Munir Abdo Habib Najjar, 85, who was visiting Toronto from Jordan
This commemoration will take place on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 1:30pm on the outdoor stage at Mel Lastman Square.