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Toronto Region Board of Trade to Host Toronto Mayoral Debate

TORONTO, October 14, 2022 — Members of the media are invited to a Toronto Mayoral Debate hosted by the Toronto Region Board of Trade one week ahead of the city’s municipal elections. The 90-minute program will include opening remarks from the Board’s President and CEO, Jan De Silva, followed by a formal debate among five mayoral candidates. The debate will be moderated by Steve Paikin, host of TVO’s The Agenda. The event will be followed by a media availability on site.

Toronto Region Board of Trade to Host Toronto Mayoral Debate

The debate will be streamed live on TVO's YouTube and Twitter channels.  

Candidates participating include:  

  • Chloe Brown
  • Sarah Climenhaga
  • Gil Penalosa
  • Stephen Punwasi
  • John Tory, Mayor of Toronto


Media interested in attending are to RSVP to Andrew Perez, Media Relations Manager, Toronto Region Board of Trade.  

Date: Monday, October 17th, 2022

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


The Carlu
444 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario
M5B 2H4


The Toronto Region Board of Trade is one of the largest and most influential business chambers in North America and is a catalyst for the region’s economic agenda. We pursue policy change to drive the growth and competitiveness of the Toronto region and facilitate market opportunities with programs, partnerships and connections to help our members succeed – domestically and internationally.

Media Contact

Andrew Perez, Media Relations Manager