An in-depth interview with some of the placemaking creatives actively pushing a new agenda in Toronto's high stakes space game. Jacquelyn was invited to share her perspectives, excerpt below:
“The creative economy outperforms the general economy in Toronto. Our cultural exports (especially in music) are world-renowned. The use of empty and subsidized spaces enables Toronto to incubate talent authentically, build community and exchange ideas,” said Jacquelyn West, who ran Rally Ossington, a first-of-its-kind placemaking project designed to spark the local creative economy and act as hub for ideas, creative entrepreneurs, and cultural showcase.