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March 19, 2007
Media Advisory: Mayor David Miller advances Toronto’s economic prospects by joining San Francisco-led Global Digital City Network
The City of Toronto will sign a Digital City Network Agreement with San Francisco to advance Toronto’s important Digital, ICT and New Media sectors. Toronto will join a global collaborative membership network of digital centres that includes Paris, Dublin and Singapore.

Toronto Mayor David Miller and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newson will be linked by video conference for the signing.

Date: Wednesday, March 21
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Autodesk, 210 King St. E.

The signing will be streamed live, online at

Autodesk, Inc. is the world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets.

Rob Berry, Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism, City of Toronto, and Joaquin Alvarado, Director, Institute for Next Generation Internet, San Francisco State University will be available for questions following the signing.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. In the past three years Toronto has won more than 50 awards for quality and innovation in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contacts:
Rob Berry, Manager, Sector and Strategic Partnerships, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism, 416-576-7026,
Joaquin Alvarado, Director, Institute for Next Generation Internet, San Francisco State University, 510-761-0657,



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