Toronto: The Accidental Metropolis

September 20, 2018

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Toronto- The Accidental Metropolis – FINAL

Toronto is evolving with a style and character unique in the world, widely recognized for its livability. Now its economic power and its critical and largely successful function as a crucible of immigrant settlement is becoming more and more evident. Remarkably, the emergence of Canada’s cities on the world stage, and Toronto’s rise to the top dozen in global status, has been largely accidental. How did this happen?

On June 20, 2018, the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance and the Canadian Tax Foundation co-sponsored a keynote address by Joe Berridge which traced Toronto’s trajectory as “the accidental metropolis” and discussed where Toronto – and Canadian cities generally – are headed in the years to come.

Read more on the IMFG website: https://munkschool.utoronto.ca/imfg/event/toronto-the-accidental-metropolis/

This event was co-sponsored by the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance and the Canadian Tax Foundation with support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.