Toronto Board of Trade

Toronto Board of Trade

June 13, 2007 07:00 ET

Police Officer of the Year

40th annual awards at Toronto Board of Trade

Attention: Business/Financial Editor, City Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO, ADVISORY/PHOTO OPS--(Marketwire - June 13, 2007) - The Toronto Board of Trade, in partnership with the Toronto Police Service, proudly presents the Police Officer of the Year Awards - recognizing the courage, sacrifice and contributions of Toronto police officers.

The guest list for this special 40th anniversary edition includes federal Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day (the keynote speaker), Ontario Community Safety Minister Monte Kwinter, City Councillor Pam O'Connell, Police Chief Bill Blair, Toronto Board of Trade President & CEO Carol Wilding and more. Global TV's Peter Kent will be the MC.

The dinner and awards ceremony will take place tomorrow night (JUNE 14) at the Toronto Board of Trade's Downtown Centre at First Canadian Place. Toronto Police Services will be putting on a display of new and traditional policing outside First Canadian Place before the event.

For ticket information, visit www.bot.com/events.

MEDIA INFORMATION: [ALL EVENTS ON THURSDAY, JUNE 14]

PHOTO OP - 4:30 pm - Adelaide Street, west of Bay

- See police horses, dogs, honour guard, historic cruiser and more as Toronto Police Service honours its own at the Police Officer of the Year awards

PHOTO OP - 6:45 pm - Toronto Board of Trade, First Canadian Place, 4th floor

- See the police honour guard, lead by a traditional bagpiper, bring in the head table in a colourful traditional ceremony

SPEECHES begin at 8:00 pm with Minister Day at approx. 8:30 pm

AWARDS PRESENTATION begins at 9:00 pm with introduction of the monthly winners. The Police Officer of the Year will be named at approx. 9:30 pm.

Event is open to all accredited media. Media feed and camera positions will be available. Please note the times and call with any questions. /For further information: www.bot.com/media/ IN: ECONOMY, FINANCE, POLITICS

Contact Information

  • Glen Stone, Public Affairs Manager, Toronto Board of Trade
    Primary Phone: 416-862-4565
    Secondary Phone: 416-998-9458
    E-mail: gstone@bot.com