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Our Beautiful City

Our Beautiful City explores the challenges and opportunities that face Toronto today—and the lessons we can learn from other cities.

Each evening will feature a doc about urban affairs and design, followed by an expert discussion to help relate these themes to our great city. Bring your ideas for how to make—and keep—Toronto wonderful.

Lead Sponsor: Worldwide Quest

Tuesday, March 12, 6:30 PM

Venice Syndrome Series

The Venice Syndrome with Shawn Micallef

  • Germany, Austria, Italy
  • 80
  • STC
  • Andreas Pichler
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Considered one of the most beautiful places on Earth, Venice is under siege, not from rising tides, but from the millions of tourists that are squeezing the locals from their homes each year.

Past Events

The Museum with The Toronto Star’s architecture critic Christopher Hume
Dal Puri Diaspora with CBC’s food correspondent Suresh Doss
Campaign: The Making of a Candidate with former mayor David Miller
The Human Scale with Amanda O’Rourke, Executive Director of 8 80 Cities
The Battle for Brooklyn with Toronto City Councillor Joe Cressy
Urbanized with Toronto’s former Chief Planner, Jennifer Keesmat
Sketches of Frank Gehry with The Globe and Mail’s Alex Bozikovic

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