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Toronto the diverse: BBC study declares city most diverse in the world

May 17, 2016

Metro News | May. 16, 2016

A new study by BBC Radio crunched the numbers and declared Toronto the world’s most multicultural metropolis. According to the study, 51 per cent of Toronto’s population is foreign born, and some 230 different nationalities call the city home. The results didn’t surprise to Patricia McCarney, director of Global Cities Institute at the University of Toronto. She saw them as proof of Toronto’s welcoming attitude towards newcomers. Read more.