Media Advisory - Ontario Joins in Moments of Silence

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Media Advisory - Ontario Joins in Moments of Silence

TORONTO, Sept. 14 /CNW/ - Deputy Premier James Flaherty and Lieutenant Governor Hilary Weston will commemorate those who perished in the tragic terrorist attacks that occurred in the United States earlier this week. Ontarians are invited to join in marking three minutes of silence beginning at 12:20 p.m. Friday, September 14, 2001, at the Police Memorial, located at the southwest corner of Queen's Park Crescent and Grosvenor Street.
The Deputy Premier stated, "This 3 minutes of silence across our Province and nation will recognize those innocent, unsuspecting individuals who succumbed to this terrible act of terrorism. The Canadian Government and all provinces are standing hand in hand with our American neighbours to support them in this time of need."
The Province of Ontario has offered assistance and support to help the United States and its people come to terms with this horrific event.
Ontarians are reminded there is a Book of Remembrance located at the St. Lawrence Lounge in the lobby at 900 Bay Street, Macdonald Block. The lounge will be open all week-end; Books will be available for signing until September 21.

Date: September 14, 2001
Time: 12:10 p..m. Brief remarks
12:20 p.m. Start 3 minutes of silence
Location: Police Memorial (SW Corner of Queen's Park Crescent &
Grosvenor St.)
For further information: Janet Goldhar, (416) 325-0794