Our Media Resources Toolkit has everything you need to start your article about Toronto and your discovery of its unique styles, enriched ideas, traditions, passions, flavours, aromas and perspectives. You can find story ideas, photos and other useful facts and backgrounders on what makes Toronto—with its more than 100 communities and cultures—an urban, exciting and exhilarating city.
Fact & Figures
Toronto at a Glance
Tourism in Toronto Market Analysis
KPMG International Selects Toronto
City of Toronto - Agenda for Prosperity
Toronto Gateway to North America
Toronto Helps Business
Climate Change Action Plan
Toronto: A Low Carbon City
Toronto's Sustainable Energy Strategy
City of Toronto - Tower Renewal Guidelines
Invest Toronto's Diversity Advertisement
Invest Toronto Fact Sheet
Invest Toronto Overview
Toronto Transit Commission Overview
City of Toronto - Come Grow with Us
June 23 & 24
Living Green Toronto Tour: Living Green is not a trend in Toronto; it is a way of life! The Living Green tour will showcase a number of Toronto programs that have been created to help drive energy conservation, meet aggressive waste diversion and reduction targets; protect and restore natural assets and eco-systems, and make Toronto a leader in green building design. The tour will include a visit to City Hall’s Green Roof, a tour of Evergreen Brickworks and Enwave’s innovative Deep Lake Water Cooling System.
June 23 & 24
Toronto’s Diverse Neighbourhoods: With hundreds of communities and distinct neighbourhoods, Toronto is one of the most diverse and inclusive cities in the world – on vibrant display during the passion of the World Cup. This tour of some of Toronto’s unique and exciting neighbourhoods including Chinatown, Little Italy, the historic Distillery District, St. Lawrence Market, and the eclectic Kensington Market among others will showcase the diversity that makes Toronto famous.
June 23 & 24
Cultural Renaissance Tour: Toronto has recently undergone a decade-long cultural renaissance that has brought about new and spectularly expanded cultural institutions, galleries and museums to satiate the ever-expanding passion for art. The Cultural Renaissance tour includes: Art Gallery of Ontario, Royal Ontario Museum, Royal Conservatory of Music, Bata Shoe Museum and Gardiner Museum.
Toronto’s Discovery District and Business Tour: This tour will showcase what makes Toronto a global leader in business as well as biotechnology. A visit to the leading edge MaRS (Medical and Related Sciences) and the Digital Media Zone at Ryerson University showcase two advanced technological sectors. The tour will include parts of the Financial District and underground PATH system, highlighting why Toronto is consistently ranked one of the best places in the world to do business.
Canadiana Tour: Much of what makes Canada famous around the world is found right here in Toronto. This tour includes some of Canada’s most celebrated icons: The Hockey Hall of Fame, the Museum of Inuit Art, Canada's only public museum devoted exclusively to one of Canada's most celebrated artistic achievements, and Historic Fort York whose walls enclose Canada's largest collection of original War of 1812 buildings.
Here you will find many other web resources on Toronto and the G8 and G20 Summits that may be helpful for media covering the summits.
G20 – G8 Summits
Government of Canada G20 Toronto Website
Government of Canada G8 Muskoka Website
Government of Ontario G20 Toronto Website
Government of Ontario G8 Muskoka Website
G20 Home Website
Official Muskoka Website
Experience Canada website
City of Toronto – Municipal Government
Greater Toronto Airport Authority
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