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U of T’s launch of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games

June 25, 2015

President Gertler spoke to a crowd of more than 300 people at an energy-filled celebration of U of T’s launch of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, along with his cohosts of the event, Judy Goldring, Chair of the Governing Council, and the Honourable David Onley, the University’s Special Ambassador for the Games. Held at the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport, the event was designed as a tribute to the U of T students, faculty, and staff who are volunteering for the Games. It was also a tribute to the “Volunteer of Volunteers” – the Honourable David Peterson, Chancellor Emeritus of the University and Chairman of the Board for Toronto 2015, who spearheaded Toronto’s successful bid for the Games.