Mayor John Tory, Toronto Public Library and Google Canada to Make an Announcement

June 14, 2016 | Media Relations

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Mayor John Tory, Toronto Public Library and Google Canada will make an announcement about more access to the Internet for residents living in neighbourhood improvement areas.


Where:           Thorncliffe branch, 48 Thorncliffe Park Drive

                     Closest major intersection: Millwood Road and Overlea Blvd.

When:           Wednesday, June 15, 10:45 a.m.


Who:             Mayor John Tory

                     Lindsay Colley, Vice Chair, Toronto Public Library Board

                     Vickery Bowles, City Librarian, Toronto Public Library

                     Sam Sebastian, Managing Director, Google Canada

                     Pilot program participants




Toronto Public Library

Toronto Public Library is one of the world's busiest urban public library systems. Every year, almost 19 million people visit our branches in neighbourhoods across the city and borrow more than 32 million items. To learn more about Toronto Public Library, visit or call Answerline at 416-393-7131. To get the most current updates on what's happening at the library, follow us on Twitter @torontolibrary.


City of Toronto

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us @TorontoComms


Google Canada

Google’s mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. As a global technology leader, Google’s innovations in web search and advertising have made its website a top internet property and its brand one of the most recognized in the world. With over 800 Googlers across four offices in Waterloo, Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa, Google Canada’s engineers work on products used by millions of people worldwide everyday including Chrome & Chrome OS, Gmail, Google’s mobile apps and Google’s Ads and commerce infrastructure. Google Canada’s sales teams work across every industry in Canada with businesses of all sizes to grow their business online and make the most of the web.



Media Contact:

Michelle Leung

Toronto Public Library

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