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Toronto’s World Expo 2025 Bid Dead after Prime Minister Stephen Harper Government says No

October 23, 2012, The Star.

Toronto’s hopes of hosting a world’s fair in 2025 appear dead after the federal Conservative government cancelled its $25,000 per year membership in the body that governs such expos.

In an Oct. 16 letter to Mayor Rob Ford, federal Heritage Minister James Moore said the Prime Minister Stephen Harper government is committed to “reviewing all spending across government with the aim of reducing the deficit and returning to balanced budgets.

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