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Reasons to Love Toronto 2013: Our fifth annual mash note to the city

Reasons to Love Toronto 2013

(Photo: Yiu Yu Hoi)

When the news came that Toronto had breezed past Chicago in population count, adding another 38,000 people in a single year and becoming the fourth-largest city in North America, we weren’t surprised—the evidence was all around. The time when Toronto was solely distinguished by its citizens’ polite reserve and, paradoxically, the show-offy height of its telecommunications tower, is ancient history. We still have the CN Tower, but now it’s the pinnacle of a busy metropolis that’s given birth to a Toronto sound, a Toronto look, a Toronto cuisine, a Toronto brand of erotic literature and a Toronto team with a real shot at the World Series. Our fifth annual love letter to Toronto, are ample proof of a city ascendant.

Reasons to Love Toronto 2013

  • Ben Stewart

    $2.5 million is not a “high score” in the world of high-tech. Sorry.

  • Simon Fenwitch

    Re: mid-rise condo building near Yonge and Lawrence – That is truly one of the ugliest designs I have seen, and certainly does not fit on that residential part of Yonge Street

  • WP.

    You forgot to add ‘Because we have Rob Ford as our mayor’, the greatest mayor we have ever had.

  • Mert Ozcan

    The point here is not to illustrate a competition with high-tech’s giants, but to demonstrate the energetic, fresh upcoming era of new digital startups with lots of potential, for both Toronto and Canada.. And Capybara’s game is absolutely a hit on the appstore anyway..

  • munchiehome munchie

    Because we love Toronto as our home

  • El Afrit Vaillant

    I like Toronto , but I’ve never been there and I would like going it because it inspires me .

  • Art Allen

    Even a list of reasons to love Toronto has to be politicized. Who thinks of Kathleen Wynne when thinking about Toronto….Only Toronto Life Magazine. (Who thinks of Kathleen Wynne period).