Mayor Therrien signs declaration to join the Canadian Coalition of Inclusive Municipalities

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Mayor Therrien signs declaration with people in the background

Mayor Diane Therrien marked Human Rights Day with the official signing of the declaration to join the Canadian Coalition of Inclusive Municipalities.

The declaration was unanimously endorsed by City Council at its meeting November 25, 2019. The decision received wide ranging support by members of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Network and other community organizations.

“We are proud to join the Canadian Coalition of Inclusive Municipalities,” remarked Mayor Diane Therrien. “This is a milestone as we work together with community organizations to make Peterborough a more welcoming and inclusive place for everyone.”

As the Chair of the City’s Diversity portfolio, Don Vassiliadis remarked “It’s inspiring to see the local support for diversity and inclusion. Together we will strive to eliminate all forms of discrimination with a view to building an open and inclusive community.”


For further information, members of the media are invited to contact the undersigned:

Jennifer McFarlane, Manager of Human Resources

City of Peterborough

705-742-7777 ext. 1803