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Everything I Needed To Know I Learned in Kindergarten:

The Value of Soft Skills

Our ability to be technologically impressive seems to know no bounds, but we seem to be losing our “soft skills” – our ability to communicate effectively face-to-face. The importance of kindness, listening, and valuing other people’s ideas and opinions are crucial relationship-builders as we go about our business with other Torontonians. Exploring the meaning of civility in civic society, this exhibit asks the question: “Are we still Toronto the Good?”

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