March 24, 2011 06:00 ET

Media Advisory: Thousands of Torontonians from Every Walk of Life Will Gather on April 9 to Demand Respect from Toronto City Council

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 24, 2011) - Preparations are underway for a massive community rally on April 9 to call on the Toronto City Council to respect their communities, public services and good jobs.

Dozens of community organizations are busy organizing on their blocks and in their neighbourhoods throughout Toronto to send a strong message to their city councillors that everyone in Toronto needs to be respected and that service cuts, user fees and privatization will hurt every community in the city.

Saturday, April 9, 2011
1 p.m. rally at Dundas Square (Dundas and Yonge)
Followed by a march to Nathan Phillips Square (Toronto City Hall)

RespectToronto is Toronto's newest community coalition and has been endorsed by ACORN Canada, Canadian Federation of Students–Ontario, Good Jobs for All Coalition, Greenpeace Canada, Toronto Disaster Relief Committee, Toronto International Women's Day Committee, Toronto Women's City Alliance, Toronto and York Region Labour Council, Ontario Federation of Labour, Canadian Labour Congress, and many other organizations.

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