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Dr. Meric Gertler, President, University of Toronto, May 29, 2014
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Good afternoon – thank you for that kind introduction, Carol.
I am delighted to be here, and thrilled at the wonderful turnout. Thanks to the
many U of T friends and alumni here today for such a gratifying response. There
are some advantages to leading Canada’s largest university!
When we agreed on a date for this address, we had no idea how interesting the
political landscape would look… With two election campaigns and federal byelections
Readers of the Globe and Mail might well be wondering about my own