It was selected at Philcon I defeating a bid from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, it was sponsored by the Derelicts (the Toronto Science Fiction Society), and it was the first Worldcon to be held outside the United States.
Other committee members: Bill Grant.
The 1949 Worldcon Site Selection was held there.
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