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Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Media Advisory,
Wednesday, January 6, 2021,10:30 am,
Toronto Crime Stoppers to update media on 2020 success,
Crime Stoppers Month,
Venue Change

On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at 10:30 a.m., Coordinator Milton Ferguson will host the event and will be joined by Toronto Police Service Chief James Ramer and Crime Stoppers Chair Sean Sportun who will update the media on Toronto Crime Stoppers as they mark Crime Stoppers Month.

See previous media advisory.

The news conference will now be held through WebEx and is available on the Bell TOC and YouTube.

For media to join online through WebEx please email Jenifferjit Sidhu at for a meeting invitation.

Please note a meeting invitation must be requested for every news conference.

Previously-issued links will not provide access.

The meeting will open at 10 a.m. Logins will close at 10:25 a.m.

Instructions to join the video conference:

You can use a desktop computer, an iOS, or Android device to join the meeting. For best user experience, we suggest downloading the WebEx Meet app to your mobile device (phone or tablet).

Please do not simply call into the meeting. For best results, and to avoid audio issues, media need to enter the meeting through a computer or via the mobile app.

1. Attach a wired headset
2. Using your device, click on the meeting number to join the meeting
3. In the “Name” field, enter your first and last name and your media outlet
4. Click the Join Meeting button
5. If on a desktop, the meeting will prompt you to connect audio and video
a. Select Audio Connection
i. Choose “Call Using Computer" from the dropdown menu
b. Select Video Connection
i. Choose “No Video” from the dropdown menu
c. Click more options (below audio connection info)
d. Click test to hear speaker audio
e. Speak to view microphone volume
f. Click okay
6. Click the Connect Audio button

Meeting Protocol:

Upon entering the meeting, you will be automatically muted.

We will do a roll call in advance of the meeting start time to perform an audio check with each participant.

If you wish to ask a question, please click the hand icon to raise your hand (it will turn blue).

You will be placed in queue and called by name and outlet when it's your turn.

When you are called on, the moderator will send a request to you to unmute your mic. Please unmute your mic at this time. You can ask one question and one follow up. Once you have asked your question you will be muted again.

Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications