Toronto, Canada –Â Following celebrations in Saint Lucia to commemorate 34 years of Saint Luciaâ€™s independence on February 22ndÂ 2013, Prime Minister Kenny Anthony is scheduled to be in Canada as the guest of Honour for several planned events, two of which are public events schedule for Toronto.
The theme for this yearâ€™s independence is â€œUnlock Our Creativity, Transform Our World.â€ The celebrations in Toronto will commence on February 22nd with a flag raising ceremony at Toronto City Hall roof top podium at 12 noon.On February 24th at 03; 30 pm a thanksgiving service will be held at the Prince of Peace Church, Alton towers circle in Scarborough.
The independence dinner gala is schedule for March 2nd, where the prime minister is scheduled to deliver the key note address.
This will be followed with an open town hall meeting on Sunday March 3rd at the York Civic Centre on 2700 Eglinton Avenue West. At this forum the prime minister is expected to meet nationals to discuss matters of state and take questions.
These events are coordinated by the Consulate General of Saint Lucia in Toronto and the Saint Lucia Associations in Toronto.
Similar events are planned in Calgary and Montreal.
Submitted by: Melanius Alphonse