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MoneyMayor John Tory Is Telling Toronto Employers To Give Their Staff Time Off For Raptors Victory Parade (VIDEO)

11:10  16 june  2019
11:10  16 june  2019 Source:   narcity.com

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“At last the world knows our Toronto Raptors as the undisputed NBA champions,” Mayor John Tory said in a statement The parade will feature an open-air double decker bus carrying the team and the championship Tory is urging employers to give people time off work to celebrate the historic event.

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Mayor John Tory Is Telling Toronto Employers To Give Their Staff Time Off For Raptors Victory Parade (VIDEO)© johntory | Instagram

The Toronto Raptors have made Canadians across the country cheer, cry, scream and shout over the past few weeks, as the road to their historic NBA Finals win was anything but certain. However, Raptors fans can finally breathe a sigh of relief after a 114-110 win last night closed Game 6, and saw the Toronto team crowned NBA champions for the first time in history. In light of the Raptors victory parade, Mayor John Tory is telling Toronto employers to give staff time off for the special day.

Fans across the country will now prepare for a manic weekend of celebrations, which will culminate on Monday morning as the Raptors championship victory parade will take to Nathan Phillips Square for one final party.

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Toronto Raptors fans celebrating their team’s first NBA championship will have another chance to party Monday during the official championship parade and rally. "The Premier believes the parade is about the players and, more importantly, the fans who have supported the team during its historic run.

Toronto Mayor John Tory was in the front row with the crowd, taking pictures with people, mingling with fans. WATCH | Drake celebrates Raptors championship. Drake speaks with reporters after the Toronto Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals.

Although there is a fairly strong chance of rainfall on Monday, this isn’t dampening any spirits leading up to the parade. Large crowds are expected to be present for the victory lap, and the fan rally is also likely to draw significant crowds before and after the parade. In an effort to keep crowds under control, an alternative viewing party will be held a couple of kilometres away at a lakefront park.

While this is an extremely exciting event for Raptors fans and Torontonians, the daytime hours of the parade on a Monday means that some fans will be unable to attend due to work commitments. For citizens of Toronto that are scheduled to work, Mayor John Tory has got your back!

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The Toronto Raptors will hold a victory parade in downtown Toronto on Monday morning and will travel by ‘open-air double decker buses’ to the "We are so proud of our Toronto Raptors and this history-making Finals run,” said Mayor John Tory in the news release. “On Monday, we get to come

The Toronto Raptors will celebrate their NBA championship with a parade through the city followed Speaking with CP24 earlier on Friday, Mayor John Tory said that he is hoping that employers In 2018, officials estimated that more than a million people attended the Golden State Warriors victory

At a news conference, the Mayor of Toronto urged employers in the city to give their staff some time off work on Monday to attend the victory celebrations.

According to CTV News, he said, “I have a message that I would convey to people. First of all I have said all day today, including to some of our own officials, that I hope all in the city will be sufficiently encouraging of their employees to perhaps take a bit of time off to be able to come to the parade.”

He added that “these kinds of things don’t happen that often and I think it’s a motivating, inspiring experience.” He also said that he believed employees would work harder after the parade, “if they’ve had the chance to take part in something that I think a lot of the people in the city care about.”

Raptors expect up to 2 million people to attend victory parade

Raptors expect up to 2 million people to attend victory parade The Toronto Raptors are preparing for a truly massive crowd to attend the victory parade celebrating their first NBA title. The parade is planned for Monday, and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment is getting ready for a huge event. MLSE Head of Community Affairs and Events Mike Bartlett told Chris Fox of CP24 that he could estimate between 1.5 and 2 million attendees. Bartlett promised to deliver the “biggest party Toronto has ever seen” on Monday, culminating in a rally at 12:30 p.m. ET. Players will be carried along the parade route in double-decker buses.

Toronto Mayor John Tory was in the front row with the crowd, taking pictures with people, mingling with fans. "It's unbelievable," Tory said minutes after the historic win. "This is the greatest team. It's the best fans in the world and it's the greatest city in the world and how could you get any better than

TORONTO — Fans basking in the glory of the Toronto Raptors ’ historic NBA championship win rushed to cement the memory with official merchandise Friday as the city prepared for a massive public celebration next week.

The victory parade will take place in downtown Toronto over a period of two and a half hours, with the tour finishing in front of Toronto City Hall. The Raptors team will be visible to crowds on the open-air double decker buses, and will hoist the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy for visitors to see.

Speaking again later, Mayor John Tory said, “On Monday, we get to come together as a city to celebrate the team. Everyone is working together to make sure the parade will be a great and memorable event."

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It was easy enough, amid all the hype and excitement, to let certain things slide. There was basketball to watch, after all, a team to follow and love and a title to celebrate for days. But the basketball season is over now. The parade, but a memory — of sweat and crowds and chugging rosé . The city can’t sleep forever. Some problems never die. Over all the joy and hangovers of the Toronto Raptors remarkable run, one question always lingered. By last week’s parade, it had become impossible to ignore. It was out there again, in the sun, on parade day. It had been there all along, at every game and celebration. You couldn’t miss it if you tried.

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