Italian authorities claim that they have uncovered a new face to the Mafia operating in Toronto. They claim that there are now seven dominant mafia families in the city of Toronto , Canada and they each have a boss who sits on a influential board of control or commission. These families took control of the criminal underworld in Toronto by taking control of the global drug trade and establishing a consistent flow of cocaine mostly from Argentina. A report from Italian prosecutors says these seven families are made up mostly of member who are of Calabrian origins. Each of these families are active in extortion , drug trafficking , illegal gambling , and production of forged materials among many other criminal operations.