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January 14, 2008
Media Advisory - Business, labour and academic leaders present Toronto’s ‘Agenda for Prosperity’
  
Members of the Mayor’s Economic Competitiveness Advisory Committee will unveil the “Agenda for Prosperity” for Toronto that presents an achievable vision for growing the city’s long-term prosperity.

Date:
Wednesday, January 16

Times:
10 a.m. - prospectus and City staff available to media
11 a.m. - news conference

Location:
Members’ Lounge, City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

Participants:
Mayor David Miller
Jenny J.H. Ahn, National Representative, Canadian Auto Workers
Councillor Shelley Carroll (Ward 33, Don Valley East), Chair, Budget Committee
John Cartwright, President, Toronto and York Region Labour Council
Jean-Francois Courville, President and COO, MFC Global Investment Management, Manulife Financial
Nick Di Donato, President and CEO, Liberty Entertainment Group
David Naylor, President, University of Toronto
Councillor Kyle Rae (Ward 27, Toronto Centre-Rosedale), Chair, Economic Development Committee
Anne Sado, President, George Brown College
Councillor Karen Stintz (Ward 16, Eglinton-Lawrence)
Carol Wilding, President and CEO, Toronto Board of Trade
Kristyn Wong-Tam, Realtor and Social Entrepreneur

Toronto’s Economic Development Committee will receive the “Agenda for Prosperity” from the Advisory Committee at their meeting on January 17 at 9:30 a.m.

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 70 awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.


Media contacts:

Stuart Green, Office of Mayor David Miller, 416-338-7119, stugreen@toronto.ca
Toronto Economic Development Media Hotline, 416-560-8726


 

 

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