TEDxToronto is the city’s “premier speaker series,” according to The Globe and Mail.
Canada’s newspaper of record made the declaration in a news article published on Aug. 3.
“That TEDxToronto has grown from a small event watched by 100 people four years ago into this city’s biggest, best-known speaker series, is largely testament to the unpaid team of volunteers behind the event, mostly twentysomethings with résumés equally divided between charity work and new-media expertise,” wrote reporter Jay Somerset.
The Globe also lauds TEDxToronto for its “always compelling” TED talks.
“A far cry from the canned speeches of CEOs (‘work smarter, not harder’) or the Hallmark sentimentality of a Tony Robbins wannabe, TED talks are sometimes controversial, often contrarian and always compelling,” Somerset continued.
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