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Downsview Revisited

News yesterday that Toronto will be a site for the "Live 8" concert reminded me of the SARS-fest event a couple years ago at Downsview. I attended, and took pictures, but wasn't posting images on this blog back then.

So, here are some of them...

Toronto, Tokyo and Johannesburg are being added to the Live 8 programme to complete the representation of G7 countries + Africa. Bob Geldof, however, doesn't sound too excited about it. As he's quoted in the Washington Post:

"I didn't want to do a concert in Tokyo . . . or Toronto, which we're announcing tomorrow," he said, adding with a heavy sigh: "I've got better things to do with my life, you know."

The concerts mark the 20th Anniversary of Live Aid and correspond with a push to influence the G8 meetings 4 days later.

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