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CivicAction: A look back at decade of city-shaping in Toronto

A decade ago this weekend, a group of high-minded Torontonians announced an alliance that promised an ambitious “action plan” for a city whose political leadership had often been strong on ideas but weak on follow-through.

“Toronto has lost its vision of itself,” founder David Pecaut told The Globe at the time. “In the 1970s, the city had a sense of where it was going. … I think this effort will try to put some of that vision back on the table.”

It’s a sentiment that has new-found resonance following the turmoil at City Hall this week.

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Author:

Anna Mehler Paperny and Gayle Murdoch

Appeared In (Publisher):

The Toronto Star