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Biography & Autobiography Personal Memoirs

Witness to a City

David Miller's Toronto

by (author) David Miller & Douglas Arrowsmith

photographs by Jeff Davidson

Cormorant Books
Initial publish date
Jun 2010
Personal Memoirs
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    Jun 2010
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Since becoming mayor of Toronto in 2003, David Miller has met thousands of citizens from all walks of life. He has heard remarkable stories of how many of the people in Toronto have come together to overcome loss and hardship, discover their own power, and act for the greater public good. Witness to a City contains some of the most inspirational and powerful of these stories to articulate his vision of Toronto: a twenty-first century city that shows the world how different cultures can live, work, and dream together as one community.

About the authors

David Miller is the Director of International Diplomacy and Global Ambassador of Inclusive Climate Action at C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group. He is responsible for supporting nearly 100 mayors of the world’s largest cities in their climate leadership and building a global movement for socially equitable action to mitigate and adapt to climate change. He served as Chair of C40 Cities from 2008 until 2010.

Miller was Mayor of Toronto from 2003 to 2010. Under his leadership, Toronto became widely admired internationally for its environmental leadership, economic strength, and social integration. He is a leading advocate for the creation of sustainable urban economies and a strong and forceful champion for the next generation of jobs through sustainability. Miller has held a variety of public and private positions and served as Future of Cities Global Fellow at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University from 2011 to 2014.

Miller is a Harvard-trained economist and professionally a lawyer.

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Douglas Arrowsmith is a Gemini Award-winning documentary producer and director. He has a Ph.D. in Social and Political Thought and is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate Program in Documentary Media at Ryerson University.

Douglas Arrowsmith's profile page

Jeff Davidson, MBA, CMC, is founder and director of, an organization devoted to helping people live and work at a more comfortable pace. He is the author of 56 books, including 60-Second Organizer, 60-Second Self-Starter, and 60-Second Innovator, and the iPhone App "Making Life Simpler." He lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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