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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.