July 10, 2012
WHEREAS Toronto is the official host city of the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games.
The 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games will bring more than 10,000 athletes and officials from 41 countries to Ontario and will involve more than 20,000 volunteers. The Games will be held in venues across the Greater Toronto Area, showcasing our region on the international stage and attracting thousands of visitors to our city.
The 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games will use the power of sport to engage Ontario's diverse communities, inspire children and youth and transform our neighbourhoods through legacy facilities and programs.
Pan Am/Parapan Am Day will officially begin the countdown to the 2015 Pan American Games kicking off on July 10, 2015, and ignite the excitement and anticipation of the Games throughout our city.
NOW THEREFORE, I, Mayor Rob Ford, on behalf of Toronto City Council, do hereby proclaim July 10, 2012 as "Pan Am/Parapan Am Day"in the City of Toronto to celebrate this spectacular sporting event coming to our city in three years.