Every year Toronto Life magazine takes time to rank the 50 more influential Torontonians who have helped to shape public opinion or as David Hamilton, Publisher of Toronto Life said “This year’s celebration was a smashing success, gathering some of the most impactful individuals in Toronto in one room.” As part of the unveiling, Toronto Life held a party on Thursday, November 7th, 2013 where honourees, media and other guests attended to celebrate.
Toronto Life publisher David Hamilton and Editor Sarah Fulford hosted the evening included an assortment of cocktails, great food and live music.
The December 2013 issue of Toronto Life has the timeliest cover of any magazine in recent memory: it features a provocative illustration of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford with Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair by the renowned artist Rodney Pike, whose portrayals of the Rolling Stones, U.S. President Barack Obama and other celebrities have become collectors’ items. December’sToronto Life hits newsstands on November 14, 2013. It features detailed profiles of the following influencers:
Alan Lenczner (Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin), André Marin (Office of the provincial ombudsman), Andy Byford (TTC), Anthony Lacavera (Wind Mobile), Bill Blair (Toronto Police Service), Cameron Bailey (Toronto International Film Festival), Charles Khabouth (Ink Entertainment),Chris Hadfield (Astronaut), Chrystia Freeland(Liberal Party of Canada), David Mirvish (Mirvish Productions), David Rosenberg (Gluskin Sheff),David and Peter Thomson (Woodbridge), Doug Holyday (Queen’s Park), Drake (Musician), Ed Clark(TD), Elaine Lui (CTV), Gary Slaight (Slaight Music),George Cope (BCE), Gerald Butts (Principal Advisor to Justin Trudeau), Galen Weston (Loblaw Companies), Gord Nixon (RBC), Heather Reisman and Gerald Schwartz (Indigo and Onex), Jade Raymond (Ubisoft), Jennifer Keesmaat (City Hall),Jian Ghomeshi (CBC), Jim Flaherty (House of Commons), John Campbell (Waterfront Toronto),Jorn Weisbrodt (Luminato), Julie Bristow (Bristow Global Media), Kathleen Wynne (Queen’s Park),Larry Tanenbaum (MLSE and Kilmer Group), Leo, Elvio, and Angelo DelZotto (Tridel), Margaret Atwood (Novelist), Mark Wiseman (CPP Investment Board), Matthew Teitelbaum (Art Gallery of Ontario),Maureen Jensen (OSC), Michael Cooke and Kevin Donovan (Toronto Star), Michael MacMillan (Blue Ant Media), Michael Nobrega (OMERS),Mitzie Hunter (Queen’s Park), Peter Gilgan (Mattamy Homes), Peter Munk (Barrick), Prem Watsa (Fairfax Financial), Rahul Bhardwaj (Toronto Community Foundation), Randy Carlyle(Maple Leafs), Robert Deluce (Porter Airlines), Robert Prichard (Torys LLP), Sarabjit Marwah(Scotiabank), Sheldon Levy (Ryerson University), Tim Leiweke (MLSE).