Canada’s Next Generation of Leaders are Ready for Expo 2025

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By Janet Grant, Director, Events @ MaRS Discovery District I was in the Heritage Atrium at MaRS listening to Toronto City Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam having an open public dialogue with Secretary-General Vincente Loscertales of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE). They were speaking to a crowd of journalists, industry leaders, and engaged citizens about transformative potential […]

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2020 World Expo Pavilion Revealed

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Update from Expo 2020 Dubai: 2020 World Expo Pavilion revealed. Foster + Partners, BIG and Grimshaw Architects have won a competition to design a trio of pavilions for the 2020 Expo, which will be held in Dubai. The three firms saw off competition from 10 other entrants to the global competition for the pavilions, which will form the centrepiece for the 438-hectare Expo site in Jebel Ali […]

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BIE Secretary General Excited by Toronto’s Opportunity

BIE Secretary General Speaks at MaRS about Toronto's Expo 2025 opportunity

Should Toronto host Expo 2025? BIE Secretary General excited by Toronto’s opportunity Toronto has everything needed to host a World Expo, says the Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE). Dr. Vicente Gonzalez Loscertales concluded his three-day tour of Toronto with a moderated, public discussion about a potential Toronto bid with City Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam. Dr. Loscertales learned […]

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City Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam Delivers TEDx Talk on the Potential of Expo

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Kristyn Wong-Tam is one of the driving forces behind bringing Expo 2025 to Toronto, Canada. At the May 2015 TEDxTheAnnexWomen conference Kristyn delivered a Expo-themed TEDx talk where she discusses the opportunities Expo would bring to Canada, including the positive economic and cultural impact, the opportunity for Waterfront and Port Lands revitalization, and more. Sign up now & get involved! […]

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