Immigrants make up nearly half the population of Greater Toronto, and they are redefining expectations for city building by presenting new challenges and opportunities. How are the private development industry and public agencies responding to this diversity? Join us as we visit key landing pads and cultural hubs for new immigrants in Toronto and Markham, one of Toronto’s rapidly urbanizing and diverse suburbs. This tour will visit Thorncliffe Park, Aaniin Community Centre, Pacific Mall, downtown Markham, and the Ismaili Centre. We will explore how buildings and public spaces affect the lives of new immigrants and learn how different groups of newcomers are shaping our urban environment, from programming to the built form.
Tour Cost: US$125 per person, which includes lunch.
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