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June 3, 2003
Media Advisory: Toronto City Summit Agenda
  
Toronto City Summit Agenda
Thursday, June 5, 2003
Metro Toronto Convention Centre - Room 206

More than 300 community, corporate, labour and public sector leaders from
across the Toronto region have confirmed attendance. Discussion will focus on
the Toronto City Summit Alliance Action Plan entitled Enough Talk. For more
information about the plan, visit www.torontocitysummit.ca.

The following agenda outlines the day's activities and media opportunities.


7:30 a.m. Registration


8:00 a.m. Opening Message from Mayor Mel Lastman
Introduction by Elyse Allan - President, The Toronto Board of Trade


8:30 - 9:00 a.m. TCSA Overview - David Pecaut - Chair, Toronto City Summit
Alliance
Introduction by Frances Lankin - President & CEO, United Way of Greater
Toronto


9:15 - 10:30 a.m. Investing for Growth (Research Alliance, Arts & Culture and
Tourism)

Moderator: Dr. Anne Golden - President & CEO, Conference Board of Canada
Participants: Dr. John Evans - Chairman, Torstar & MARS Discovery District
Dr. Lorna Marsden - President & Vice Chancellor, York University
Kevin Garland - Executive Director, National Ballet of Canada
Hon. Jim Flaherty - Minister of Enterprise, Opportunity and Innovation & MPP,
Whitby-Ajax


10:45 - Noon Investing in People (Early Childhood Development, Public
Education,
Colleges & Universities and Immigration)

Moderator: Hon. William Davis - Counsel, Torys LLP
Participants: Charlie Baillie - Former Chairman and CEO, TD Financial Group
Kevin King - Public Affairs Coordinator, Xerox Canada
Ratna Omidvar - Executive Director, Maytree Foundation
Dalton McGuinty - Ontario Liberal Leader & MPP, Ottawa South


12:15 - 1:30 p.m. Tourism Recovery (Working Lunch)
Moderator: David Pecaut - Chair - Toronto City Summit Alliance & President and
CEO, iFormation Group


1:45 - 3:00 p.m. Investing in Communities (Community Services and Affordable
Housing)
Moderator: Hon. Bob Rae - Partner, Goodmans LLP
Participants: Frances Lankin - President & CEO, United Way of Greater Toronto
Courtney Pratt - President & CEO, Toronto Hydro
John Cartwright - President, Toronto-York Region Labour Council
Ahmed Hussen - President, Regent Park Resident Council
Howard Hampton - Ontario NDP Leader & MPP, Kenora-Rainy River


3:15 - 4:30 p.m. Making Transportation Work
Moderator: Hon. David Crombie - President & CEO, Canadian Urban Institute
Participants: Gordon Chong - Chair, GO Transit
Elyse Allen - President, The Toronto Board of Trade
Joe Berridge - Partner, Urban Strategies Inc.
Ann Mulvale - Mayor of Oakville
Hon. David Young - Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing & MPP,
Willowdale


4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Wrap-up by Co-Chairs


Media Contact
Christie McLardie
City of Toronto Media Relations
416-392-8937

Dorenda McNeil
Advance Planning/MS&L
416-967-3702, ext. 213

 

 

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