Gordon Lightfoot Delivers Key To The City By Toronto Mayor John Tory – Toronto | The Canadian News

Toronto Mayor John Tory awarded Canadian music legend Gordon Lightfoot a key to the city.

Tory gave Lightfoot the key Thursday night at Massey Hall, where he performed at the venue’s reopening after years of renovations.

A press release from the city of Toronto noted that Lightfoot was also the last to perform on the Massey Hall stage before it closed for renovations in 2018.

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“Gordon Lightfoot is a legend in Toronto and across the country,” Tory said in the statement.

“He has been a long-time resident who has contributed greatly to our city’s vibrant music and cultural scene … I want to thank Gordon for being such an honored citizen; the key to the city is our way of recognizing him and all of his incredible accomplishments. “

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The key is the highest honor the City can bestow on a person or group.

Tory also proclaimed November 25 Gordon Lightfoot Day in Toronto.

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