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Changing Toronto’s Mind about Diversity

From: How We Changed Toronto


1978-1980. As mayor, I was able to use my larger podium to speak up, bring attention to and encourage public discussion of important issues. This chapter recounts a number of such instances. Predominately deals with issues of diversity


John Sewell

A lifelong Torontonian, JOHN SEWELL grew up in the Beach neighbourhood and graduated from the University of Toronto Law School. After his career in city politics, he chaired an Ontario Royal Commission on land use policies, taught at Osgoode Hall Law School, worked as a columnist for The Globe and Mail and NOW Magazine, and wrote books on city planning and police. He is a member of the Order of Canada.