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GHANA @ 60 FLAG RAISING CEREMONY, TORONTO, CANADA

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The Ghanaian Canadian Association of Ontario (GCAO) organized a flag raising ceremony on March 6, 2017, to commemorate the 60th milestone of nationhood of Ghana. The event which took place at City Hall in Toronto brought together a cross-section of the Ghanaian Diaspora, particularly those living in the Greater Toronto Area.  The Ghana High Commission was represented by Acting Ghana’s Head of Mission, Mrs. Florence Akonor and the Consul General of Ghana in Toronto, Mr. John Bosco.  Mrs. Florence Akonor in a brief address traced the path of Ghana’s struggle to independence from British colonial rule and emphasized the significance of the flag raising ceremony.  She noted that on 6th March, 1957 a new national flag was hoisted to replace the old British flag.  At the event were Councillor Michael Ford who represented the mayor of City of Toronto, the Executives of the Ghanaian Canadian Association of Ontario (GCAO); Chiefs and Queens of the Ghanaian community; the Old Ghanaian Soldiers Association of Toronto and Cpl. George Mintah of Canadian Forces Environmental Medicine Establishment, Toronto; the Ghanaian Ethnic media; some local Ghanaian businesswomen. In the margins of the 60th Independence Celebration, the GCAO hosted a dinner dance and Town hall meeting on 18th March and 19th March, respectively.ghana-ind-flag-raising7

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