North York

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, North York, Ontario as part of my archival collection. Woodstock (Woodstock, Ontario): 1965–1989. Correspondence and records pertaining to family and business. North York General is a primary multi-care facility (open 24 hours) in the North York area, an Academic community hospital and famous for neo-natal care. After Mount Sinai Hospital, North York General currently performs the second highest number of deliveries in all of Canada. It was also the first hospital in North America to incorporate Integrated Prenatal Screening (IPS) into routine care of pregnant women. It was one of a few Toronto area hospitals that had SARS cases. thumb left 225px '''North York General Hospital''' from the southwest parking lot. (Image:nygh sw sc1126.jpg) thumb right 300px Members of the Toronto Police mounted unit (File:Toronto Police mounted.jpg) The horse unit was formed in 1886 to provide crowd control and now stationed at the Horse Palace at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE). The unit has been based at Casa Loma, Toronto Zoo, Sunnybrook Stables and at various division in Scarborough, Ontario, and North York, Ontario. The unit has a strength of 27 horses and 40 officers. Overview The Toronto Fire Services is responsible for responding to fires, rescue and assisting with medical situations within the City of Toronto. It was created in 1998 from the merger of the former fire departments of the original City of Toronto (Toronto (former)), East York, Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough (Scarborough, Ontario) and York (York, Ontario). It is the largest fire department in Canada (ahead of Montreal (Service de sécurité incendie de Montréal), Vancouver (Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services) and Ottawa (Ottawa Fire Services)) and the 5th largest city fire department in North America behind New York City (New York City Fire Department), Chicago (Chicago Fire Department), Houston (Houston Fire Department), and Los Angeles (Los Angeles Fire Department). TFS operations consists of 82 stations and 1 seasonal divided into four geographical command units. * '''North Command''' contains the 11th-14th Districts, covering 20 fire stations. It services the communities of North York and Toronto. (This Command includes Forest Hill (Forest Hill, Toronto) which amalgamated with Toronto in 1967). * '''South Command''' contains the 31st-34th Districts (22 stations). It services Downtown Toronto, Toronto Islands and parts of East York and York (York, Ontario). '''Yorkdale Bus Terminal''' is located at 1 Yorkdale Road, in North York, Toronto on the lowest level of an office building, connected directly to Yorkdale Shopping Centre and Yorkdale subway station (Yorkdale (TTC)). The terminal primarily provides GO bus service to points east and west of the city, as well as intercity bus connections by Ontario Northland Motor Coach Services and Greyhound (Greyhound Canada). The station, officially opened on October 12, 1979, was once the hub for Gray Coach interurban bus service in the Toronto area and the Pacific Western (Pacific Western Transportation) Airport Express service. Metropolitan Toronto Act, 1953 The '''Metropolitan Toronto Act''' was a provincial act passed on April 2, 1953 to co-ordinate the services in the various municipalities of southern York County. The southern municipalities, being East York, Etobicoke, Forest Hill (Forest Hill, Toronto), Leaside, Long Branch (Long Branch, Toronto), Mimico, New Toronto, North York, Scarborough (Scarborough, Ontario), Swansea (Swansea, Toronto), Toronto, Weston (Weston, Toronto), and York (York, Ontario), were separated from York County and organized under a new regional federation, titled the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto (Metropolitan Toronto). On January 1, 1967, seven of the thirteen municipalities were absorbed into the six remaining federation members, being Toronto, Etobicoke, North York, East York, York (York, Ontario), and Scarborough (Scarborough, Ontario). The Metropolitan Toronto Act was revised in 1990, and finally repealed in 1997 with the amalgamation of the Metro Toronto government and the governments of the municipalities within. - 100px (File:Flag of Metropolitan Toronto.svg) 1954–1997 Flag of Metro Toronto A horizontal bi-colour band of green and blue with a white ringed symbol from the seal of Metro Toronto; the six rings represented Metro Toronto's six constituent lower-tier municipalities: Etobicoke, York (York, Ontario), North York, East York, Scarborough (Scarborough, Ontario) and the former city of Toronto (Old Toronto) - '''Myfanwy Ashmore''' (born 1970, North York, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian artist who has been involved in information art, new media art, video art, interactive art, internet art since 1995. The name York lived on through the name of York County (York County, Ontario) (which was later split into Toronto and York Region (Regional Municipality of York)), and continues to live on through the names of several districts within the city, including Yorkville (Yorkville, Toronto), East York, and North York, the latter two suburbs that were formally amalgamated into the megacity of Toronto (Amalgamation of Toronto#1998 amalgamation) on 1 January 1998. thumb left A garrison was established at what would eventually become Fort York (File:FortYork1804.jpg), built to protect what would be the new capital of Upper Canada.


providing vocals

, and at the age of 16 moved to Ajax, Ontario. Growing up in a diverse neighbourhood, O'Brien blended dancehall and reggae with rock and popular music to create his own unique style of music. In 1988, Jamaican-born DJ Marvin Prince witnessed O'Brien deejaying at a party and quickly, the two became friends. For the next few years, they practiced in Prince's basement with Snow providing vocals and Prince scratching the turntables (Turntablism). While on a trip to New York City, Prince


active liberal

, and eventually founded his own realty company. He became an active member of both the Ontario Liberal Party and the Liberal Party of Canada. Later life Matrundola returned to running his real estate firm full time and remains an active Liberal. His wife, Mary Matrundola, was an unsuccessful candidate for North York city council in 1991, losing to John Filion. *Unionville (Unionville, Ontario), east *Willowdale (Willowdale, Ontario), North York and Scarborough


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;autogenerated2003" '''The Toronto Centre for the Arts''', previously known as the Ford Centre for the Performing Arts, opened in 1993 as the North York Performing Arts Centre and was designed by Canadian architect Eberhard Zeidler for musicals, theatre productions and other performing arts. It houses three theatres: * the Main Stage Theatre with 1727 seats Electoral district It is in the west-end of Toronto. The riding has a largely working class and immigrant population. The riding is made up largely of the old City of York (York, Ontario), a southwestern portion of the old city of North York, and parts of the old city of Toronto north of High Park. *Conseil des écoles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario *Conseil scolaire Viamonde, North York, Ontario *Conseil scolaire de district du Grand Nord de l'Ontario, Sudbury (Greater Sudbury), Ontario The bookmobile concept was previously used in the library systems of the former municipalities of North York and Scarborough (Scarborough, Ontario) as well as in Toronto as far back as 1955. Don Mills Centre was primarily intended to serve the local community, centrally located within walking distance of many rental units built around the core of the community. It quickly became a regional centre, drawing people from North York, East York and Scarborough (Scarborough, Ontario). It also served as a meeting place for students from the nearby Don Mills Collegiate Institute. Politics She first entered politics as a school trustee, and was elected to the city council of North York in 1985. A left-leaning member of the council, she ran for the Ontario New Democratic Party in the 1987 provincial election (Ontario general election, 1987) in the riding (Riding (country subdivision)) of Downsview (Downsview (electoral district)). (Her husband, Odoardo Di Santo, had held the riding for ten years before losing it in the 1985 election (Ontario general election, 1985).) In very a close race, she lost to Liberal (Ontario Liberal Party) Laureano Leone by only 174 votes. birth_place residence North York, Ontario profession Psychologist North York city councillor Li Preti was appointed to fill a vacancy on North York City Council in 1985 when former alderman Claudio Polsinelli ran for a seat in the provincial legislature. Representing the troubled Jane and Finch, he campaigned for development in the area, including extending the Spadina subway (Yonge–University–Spadina line). He also argued that the media was biased against the region, and attempted to set up a fund that would sue for libel any media outlet that spoke negatively of the area. thumb right Map of Don Valley East (Image:Don Valley East (riding map).png) '''Don Valley East''' is a federal electoral district (electoral district (Canada)) in Canada that covers the northeast section of the North York part of Toronto. The federal riding (electoral district (Canada)) was created in 1976 from parts of Willowdale (Willowdale (electoral district)), York East, York North, and York—Scarborough ridings. North York council He was first elected to North York city council in 1991, defeating incumbent Bob Bradley, being the only candidate to oust an incumbent in the election. In 1994, he opposed a plan by Metro's Separate School Board to consolidate storage of 18,000 gallons of PCB (Polychlorinated biphenyl)s in North York. The plan was approved by Ontario's Ministry of the Environment (Ministry of the Environment (Ontario)) against the wishes of the city. Peter Krivel. Councillor wants bylaw to stop PCB dumping. Toronto Star. May 26, 1994. pg. NY02. She grew up in North York. After receiving a BA from University of Western Ontario, she obtained a Master of Science degree in Journalism from Boston University and worked briefly as a journalist. Returning to school, she received a Master of Public Administration degree from Queen's University, and obtained a job in the Ontario Ministry of Health. image_caption address 595-A Canarctic Drive North York, Ontario coordinates The name York lived on through the name of York County (York County, Ontario) (which was later split into Toronto and York Region (Regional Municipality of York)), and continues to live on through the names of several districts within the city, including Yorkville (Yorkville, Toronto), East York, and North York, the latter two suburbs that were formally amalgamated into the megacity of Toronto (Amalgamation of Toronto#1998 amalgamation) on 1 January 1998. thumb left A garrison was established at what would eventually become Fort York (File:FortYork1804.jpg), built to protect what would be the new capital of Upper Canada.


military business

. World War II records: 360th Engineers, 1053rd Port Construction & Repair, personal correspondence, diaries and manuscripts. Korean War records: 809th Engineer Aviation Battalion. Ernest Harmon Air Force Base, Stephenville Newfoundland: 1953–1965. 347th 823rd Engineer Aviation Battalion. Military, business, educational and personal records. Additional records are kept at the Scott Library Archives, York University, North York, Ontario as part of my archival collection. Woodstock (Woodstock, Ontario): 1965–1989. Correspondence and records pertaining to family and business. North York General is a primary multi-care facility (open 24 hours) in the North York area, an Academic community hospital and famous for neo-natal care. After Mount Sinai Hospital, North York General currently performs the second highest number of deliveries in all of Canada. It was also the first hospital in North America to incorporate Integrated Prenatal Screening (IPS) into routine care of pregnant women. It was one of a few Toronto area hospitals that had SARS cases. thumb left 225px '''North York General Hospital''' from the southwest parking lot. (Image:nygh sw sc1126.jpg) thumb right 300px Members of the Toronto Police mounted unit (File:Toronto Police mounted.jpg) The horse unit was formed in 1886 to provide crowd control and now stationed at the Horse Palace at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE). The unit has been based at Casa Loma, Toronto Zoo, Sunnybrook Stables and at various division in Scarborough, Ontario, and North York, Ontario. The unit has a strength of 27 horses and 40 officers. Overview The Toronto Fire Services is responsible for responding to fires, rescue and assisting with medical situations within the City of Toronto. It was created in 1998 from the merger of the former fire departments of the original City of Toronto (Toronto (former)), East York, Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough (Scarborough, Ontario) and York (York, Ontario). It is the largest fire department in Canada (ahead of Montreal (Service de sécurité incendie de Montréal), Vancouver (Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services) and Ottawa (Ottawa Fire Services)) and the 5th largest city fire department in North America behind New York City (New York City Fire Department), Chicago (Chicago Fire Department), Houston (Houston Fire Department), and Los Angeles (Los Angeles Fire Department). TFS operations consists of 82 stations and 1 seasonal divided into four geographical command units. * '''North Command''' contains the 11th-14th Districts, covering 20 fire stations. It services the communities of North York and Toronto. (This Command includes Forest Hill (Forest Hill, Toronto) which amalgamated with Toronto in 1967). * '''South Command''' contains the 31st-34th Districts (22 stations). It services Downtown Toronto, Toronto Islands and parts of East York and York (York, Ontario). '''Yorkdale Bus Terminal''' is located at 1 Yorkdale Road, in North York, Toronto on the lowest level of an office building, connected directly to Yorkdale Shopping Centre and Yorkdale subway station (Yorkdale (TTC)). The terminal primarily provides GO bus service to points east and west of the city, as well as intercity bus connections by Ontario Northland Motor Coach Services and Greyhound (Greyhound Canada). The station, officially opened on October 12, 1979, was once the hub for Gray Coach interurban bus service in the Toronto area and the Pacific Western (Pacific Western Transportation) Airport Express service. Metropolitan Toronto Act, 1953 The '''Metropolitan Toronto Act''' was a provincial act passed on April 2, 1953 to co-ordinate the services in the various municipalities of southern York County. The southern municipalities, being East York, Etobicoke, Forest Hill (Forest Hill, Toronto), Leaside, Long Branch (Long Branch, Toronto), Mimico, New Toronto, North York, Scarborough (Scarborough, Ontario), Swansea (Swansea, Toronto), Toronto, Weston (Weston, Toronto), and York (York, Ontario), were separated from York County and organized under a new regional federation, titled the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto (Metropolitan Toronto). On January 1, 1967, seven of the thirteen municipalities were absorbed into the six remaining federation members, being Toronto, Etobicoke, North York, East York, York (York, Ontario), and Scarborough (Scarborough, Ontario). The Metropolitan Toronto Act was revised in 1990, and finally repealed in 1997 with the amalgamation of the Metro Toronto government and the governments of the municipalities within. - 100px (File:Flag of Metropolitan Toronto.svg) 1954–1997 Flag of Metro Toronto A horizontal bi-colour band of green and blue with a white ringed symbol from the seal of Metro Toronto; the six rings represented Metro Toronto's six constituent lower-tier municipalities: Etobicoke, York (York, Ontario), North York, East York, Scarborough (Scarborough, Ontario) and the former city of Toronto (Old Toronto) - '''Myfanwy Ashmore''' (born 1970, North York, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian artist who has been involved in information art, new media art, video art, interactive art, internet art since 1995. The name York lived on through the name of York County (York County, Ontario) (which was later split into Toronto and York Region (Regional Municipality of York)), and continues to live on through the names of several districts within the city, including Yorkville (Yorkville, Toronto), East York, and North York, the latter two suburbs that were formally amalgamated into the megacity of Toronto (Amalgamation of Toronto#1998 amalgamation) on 1 January 1998. thumb left A garrison was established at what would eventually become Fort York (File:FortYork1804.jpg), built to protect what would be the new capital of Upper Canada.


team event

was born in Toronto and grew up in North York, Ontario. She began trampolining at age 11, and is a student at York University. She won a bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in the individual event. She won a gold medal at the 2003 Trampoline World Championships in Hannover, Germany in the same event and a bronze in the team event. At the 2004 Summer Olympics she won a silver medal in the individual event. The name York lived on through the name of York County (York County, Ontario) (which was later split into Toronto and York Region (Regional Municipality of York)), and continues to live on through the names of several districts within the city, including Yorkville (Yorkville, Toronto), East York, and North York, the latter two suburbs that were formally amalgamated into the megacity of Toronto (Amalgamation of Toronto#1998 amalgamation) on 1 January 1998. thumb left A garrison was established at what would eventually become Fort York (File:FortYork1804.jpg), built to protect what would be the new capital of Upper Canada.


bass vocals

North York, Ontario, Canada instrument Bass, vocals, keyboards, guitar, synthesizers Early years Geddy Lee was born '''Gary Lee Weinrib''' on July 29, 1953 in Willowdale (Willowdale, Toronto), (North York) Toronto, Ontario, Canada to Morris and Mary Weinrib (née Manya Rubenstein). Lee's stage name, ''Geddy'', was inspired by his mother's heavily accented pronunciation of his given first name, ''Gary


basketball programs

of the programs being offered at this YMCA include playgym and swim lessons for preschoolers, gymnastics, karate, swimming and basketball programs for children, and aerobics, yoga and aquafit for adults. Facilities at this centre include a gymnasium, a dance studio, a conditioning room, a main swimming pool with lanes and a training swimming pool. He graduated with a BASc (Bachelor of Applied Science) with honors in 1987 from the University of Toronto's electrical engineering program. While


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with a white ringed symbol from the seal of Metro Toronto; the six rings represented Metro Toronto's six constituent lower-tier municipalities: Etobicoke, York (York, Ontario), North York, East York, Scarborough (Scarborough, Ontario) and the former city of Toronto (Old Toronto) - '''Myfanwy Ashmore''' (born 1970, North York, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian artist who has been involved in information art, new media art, video art, interactive art


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York, the area surrounding the Scarborough Bluffs in Guildwood, and most of central Etobicoke, such as Humber Valley Village, and The Kingsway. One of largest and earliest "planned communities" was Don Mills, parts of which were first built in the 1950s. "Plan town of 45,000 on Don Mills farms; Will cost $200,000,000", Paul L. Fox, ''Toronto Star'', March 12, 1953, p. 3. Retrieved on 2007-05-02. Phased development mixing single-detached

North York

'''North York''' is a former municipality within the current city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Geographically, it comprises the central part of the northern section of Toronto. As of the 2006 Census, it has a population of 635,370. The official 2001 census (Canada 2001 Census) count was 608,288. Until 1998, it was the second-largest of six municipalities (Municipality) that comprised another larger municipal structure called Metropolitan Toronto. The previous year, the provincial Government of Ontario (Politics of Ontario) passed legislation to merge these municipalities into a single, new amalgamated City of Toronto. North York is one of the most diverse areas of Toronto, as it contains some of the most affluent areas of the city (The Bridle Path, Hogg's Hollow, York Mills, Willowdale (Willowdale, Toronto), Bayview Village) and some of the poorest (Jane and Finch, Flemingdon Park and Lawrence Heights).

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