- Toronto, University of Toronto
- October 12, 2010 - 17:00
In collaboration with the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto
David Miller: The View from City Hall
October 12, 2010, Toronto
5:00 p.m., Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
1 Devonshire Place
At this year's annual Democracy and Journalism lecture, Toronto mayor David Miller discusses the relationship between democracy and journalism from his unique perspective.
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Photos: Roger Cullman
ABOUT OUR SPEAKER
David Miller was elected Toronto's 63rd mayor in November 2003 and was re-elected in November 2006 with nearly 60% of the popular vote. Mayor Miller's initiatives have included the Community Safety Plan, the Clean and Beautiful City Initiative, and the rejuvenation of parks and public spaces through ongoing revitalization of the waterfront. He has also worked to make Toronto a world-leading city on environmental issues and on June 4, 2008 he was appointed chair of the influential C40 Group of World Cities leading the fight against Climate Change.
David Miller received a degree in economics from Harvard University and a law degree from the University of Toronto. Before running for public office, he was a partner at the Toronto law firm Aird & Berlis, where he specialized in employment and immigration law and shareholder rights. Miller and his wife, lawyer Jill Arthur, are the parents of two children.
David Miller will not be running for reelection as mayor of Toronto. The vote for Toronto's new mayor takes place on October 25, 2010.