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<i>Toronto Life</i> hosts Most Influential 2023

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On Thursday, November 16, Toronto Life hosted its annual celebration of the city’s most influential people at Canopy by Hilton Toronto Yorkville Hotel. Artificial intelligence pioneer Geoffrey Hinton, Mayor Olivia Chow and TIFF CEO Cameron Bailey joined other powerhouses from politics, tech, media, sports, culture and real estate.

Check out all the party highlights and review the complete list of the 50 Most Influential Torontonians of 2023.

Hero image: Nakissa Koomalsingh, the founder of HoopQueens and one of this year’s rising stars.

Photos courtesy of George Pimental photography

Geoffrey Hinton, the godfather of AI and this year’s No. 1 most influential Torontonian, flanked by Toronto Life publisher Jason Maghanoy and editor-in-chief Malcolm Johnston.
Cameron Bailey, the CEO of TIFF and this year’s No. 17, with Mayor Olivia Chow, No. 3.
Architect Siamak Hariri (left) and Tony Gagliano, the CEO of SJC, take a selfie.
Bestselling romance author Carley Fortune, No. 21 on this year’s list.
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