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Airport City

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Last week I was part of an Institute without Boundaries charrette, Airport City, that examined how Toronto Pearson International Airport can better integrate into its surrounding neighbourhood and the region in the context of future growth, in relation to community, government and corporate stakeholder needs.

As you may or may not know, Toronto Pearson International Airport has an ambitious goal to become North America’s premier gateway to the globe. It is already one of the fastest growing connection airports in North America and is the continent’s second largest international airport to New York’s JFK. Today, the Airport serves 36 million passengers and by 2030, is expected to double the number of passengers it serves. Continue reading

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First Impressions

Toronto Pearson Airport is our gateway to the world and an entry point for millions to the city. I’ve spent countless hours at the airport, but move through the place on auto-pilot as part of my travel routine. So last night on the way back from New York, I decided to take a step back and see what newcomers experience when first arriving in Toronto.

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