A UNESCO World Heritage Site
is a place such as a forest, mountain, monument, building or city that is officially listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
as having cultural or physical significance. Some of the most famous sites include Stonehenge, Machu Picchu, Easter Island and soon, perhaps, Toronto, Ontario. This week it was announced that there is a group lobbying the U.N. to get Canada's largest city added to this prestigious list of outstanding places. Peter Oldring spoke with Bernard Ponburry, the chairman of Toronto World Heritage to learn more of his group's initiative.
We want to know what you think: Is Toronto worthy of being classified as a World Heritage Site?
Should it go down in the history books along side Vatican City or the Notre Dame Cathedral?
Let us know in the comments below or by going to Twitter and using the hashtag #MachuPicchuofCanada
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