Day 2 | Downtown Dynamism: Rebuilding Hospitality and Culture

Canada’s hospitality, culture and tourism sectors are completely connected to the dynamism of our downtowns. Locals and tourists come to ‘the city’ for experiences they can’t find anywhere else. These activities create jobs and generate millions in tax revenue for all levels of government. Months of lock-downs have left these key sectors of our economic and civic life in a precarious position. What actions are needed to support this industry and bring people back downtown?