FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival Opening Church Service this Sunday

by Darling Nicky




Sunday July 14th, 2013 – 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 


July 10, 2013 (Toronto) The Festival Management Committee welcomes the public to attend an Opening Church service on Sunday July 14th to share in praise and worship during the Toronto Caribbean Carnival season.

The Opening Church service will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Revival Time Tabernacle located at 4340 Dufferin Street, North York, ON [between Sheppard Ave. and Finch Ave.] led by Reverend Audley James.  All are welcome.

About Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival

The Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival is an exciting three-week cultural explosion of Caribbean music, cuisine, and revelry as well as visual and performing arts. Now in its 46th year, it has become a major international event and the largest cultural festival of its kind in North America. As Carnival is an international cultural phenomenon, the great metropolis of Toronto and its environs will come alive as the city explodes with the pulsating rhythms and melodies of Calypso, Soca, Reggae, Chutney, Steel Pan and Brass Bands. The Festival Management Committee oversees the running of North America’s largest outdoor festival.

Corporate sponsors of this year’s festival include: Scotiabank, Chevrolet, The Toronto Star, CTV, CP-24, FLOW fm, The Canadian Federal Government, The Province of Ontario, City of Toronto, Tourism Toronto, The Greater Toronto Airports Authority, The Ontario Science Centre, Toronto Public Library, Eglinton Square Mall, and the Liberty Grand.=

About Scotiabank

Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work, both in Canada and abroad, through our global philanthropic program, Scotiabank Bright Future.  Recognized as a leader internationally and among Canadian corporations for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has provided on average approximately $47 million annually to community causes around the world over each of the last five years. Visit us at

For more information about the programmes and events, please visit the festival’s official website at The Festival Office is located at 19 Waterman Avenue. Contact info: Tel: 416-391-5608;

Stephen Weir, Festival Publicist | Phone 416-489-5868 | Cell: 416-801-3101 | Email:

Darling Nicky, Assistant Festival Publicist & Cultural Liaison to Media | Cell: 905-399-5322 | Email: