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and long-term rehabilitative support for children and youth so they can overcome the trauma of war and rebuild their lives. War Child Canada's international projects focus on the promotion and protection of children’s rights, improving access to education, strengthening livelihoods and building capacity throughout war-affected communities around the world. image Ferry Corsten.jpg caption Ferry Corsten live in Toronto, Canada image_size 250 Early life McConnell was born to a farming family in the Muskoka Region (Muskoka District Municipality, Ontario) of Ontario. He left home as a boy of fourteen to find employment in the city of Toronto. His first job paid $3 a week but as an employee at Standard Chemical Co. he worked his way up to a management position that eventually led to a transfer to Montreal in 1901. The then 23-year-old for a time lived in a room at the Montreal YMCA, an institution that he would later thank through his volunteering to help lead a successful fund-raising campaign. In 1905, he married Lily May Griffith. They had four children. International career Lucarelli has been capped six times for the Italy senior squad. His aforementioned debut was during a 2005 friendly tournament in the United States and Canada, where he scored his first national goal in a 1–1 draw against Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia national football team) at the Rogers Centre in Toronto. He was left off the Italy roster for the 2006 FIFA World Cup, but was recalled by new coach Roberto Donadoni – who had briefly coached Lucarelli at Livorno earlier in the year – for a friendly against Croatia (Croatia national football team) on August 16, 2006. '''Sandra Bussin''' was a politician in Toronto, Canada. She was a municipal councillor for Toronto City Council representing Ward 32, an area called the Beaches. From 2006 to 2010 she was Speaker of Toronto City Council. right thumb Map of Beaches-East York (Image:Beaches-East York.png) '''Beaches—East York''' (formerly '''Beaches—Woodbine''') is a federal electoral district (electoral district (Canada)) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1988. Staines was born in Toronto, Ontario, and studied at the University of Toronto, where he obtained a BA in 1967, and at Harvard University, where he obtained an MA in 1968 and a PhD in 1973. death_date origin Toronto, Ontario, Canada instrument Ullrich lives in the Greektown (Greektown, Toronto) area of Toronto with his wife, Helen. In addition to his work with Zunior, he has worked as an IT consultant (Information technology consulting). MacKinnon, Chris (2004 October 9). "Winding road to Danforth: Musician, record producer Dave Ullrich", ''National Post'', p. TO2. The '''Eaton family''' of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, were owners of the Eaton's department stores, a national chain that was founded in 1869, and became bankrupt in 1999. At the family's height, their net worth was around $2 billion. Today, after the store's demise, "The Boys"—John, Fred, Thor and George—are collectively worth around $450 million. In 2005, NYU Law entered into an agreement with the Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, in Toronto, Canada, that will allow select students to obtain a joint-Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) and JD, studying at both schools, in four years. The competitive program began in the fall of 2006 and accommodates up to 3 students per year. Since then, they have also implemented a jointly granted NYU Osgoode LLB LLM program in which graduates are granted the LLB as well as an LLM from NYU in only 3 and a half years instead of the normally required four. More recently, the NYU School of Law has entered into similar dual degree agreements with the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law and the University of Melbourne Law School (Melbourne Law School). In 2003 Toronto city workers discovered deep, powerful artesian (Artesian aquifer) springs (spring (hydrosphere)) in High Park. Commons:Category:Toronto WikiPedia:Toronto dmoz:Regional North America Canada Ontario Localities T Toronto

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in the videogame industry; as well as segments that look at the latest toys, comics, and gadgets. EP’s hosts travel the world bringing viewers behind the scenes of the global game business to meet the planet’s most respected videogame creators. The show features daily coverage from Vancouver, Toronto, San Francisco and Los Angeles. placeofburial birth_place Toronto, Ontario death_place Toronto, Ontario birth_place Toronto, Ontario

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for Environmental Sustainability title Green School Annual Report publisher Upper Canada College year 2006 page 2 accessdate 2 November 2010 ref CITEREF_Upper_Canada_College_2006 The Green School has won awards from the City of Toronto and the National Audubon Society.

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a candidate for the New Democratic Party. He ran federally in the Toronto riding (Riding (division)) of St. Paul's (St. Paul's (electoral district)), first in the 1979 federal election (Canadian federal election, 1979) and then in the 1980 federal election (Canadian federal election, 1980). He placed third on both attempts. purpose advocate and public voice, educator and network headquarters Toronto, Ontario location '''Association in Defence of the Wrongly

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Championships Toronto, Canada bgcolor "gold" 1st Other projects Kock was also known for his many activist activities, especially those regarding plants. He helped to organize the first Guelph Organic Conference, which has increased in popularity each year. He rallied for peace in Iraq, renewable energy, public transit and urban bicycling, as well as being a regular attendee of the International Women's Day in Toronto each year with his wife. At the time of his death he was working on a book on growing native trees from seed, a project which some of his botany colleagues at the University of Guelph Arboretum completed. Commons:Category:Toronto WikiPedia:Toronto dmoz:Regional North America Canada Ontario Localities T Toronto

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. As a student he was involved in writing, directing, and acting in various theatrical productions, including the All-Varsity Revue in 1949. Following graduation, he moved to London, where he worked sporadically as a script writer for a children's show and bit part actor for the British Broadcasting Corporation, while supporting himself with odd jobs. Out of work in Britain (United Kingdom) in late 1951, he came back to Canada to become a production trainee at CBLT in Toronto, which


for the comedic game show ''Make Me Laugh'' saw him and booked Mandel for several appearances during the show's run in 1979. He was booked to open for David Letterman at shows in the summer of 1979. Toronto Star, July 19, 1979, p. C6 CBC-TV's head of variety programming saw Mandel performance in October 1979 and immediately signed him for a TV special. In 1980, he won the lead role in the Canadian movie ''Gas (Gas (1981 film))'', co-starring Susan Anspach

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– CTV News, Shows and Sports – Canadian Television publisher accessdate April 17, 2010 The total number of homicides dropped to 70 in 2006, that year, nearly 2,000 people in Toronto were victims of a violent gun-related crime, about one-quarter of the national total. ref

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Category A (Category A services) specialty (specialty channel) news channel owned and operated by Bell Media. Based in Toronto, it focuses on local news from the Greater Toronto Area and Southern Ontario, although it also covers national and international news. It is distributed through cable (cable television) in Southern Ontario and direct broadcast satellite nationally. *Lance Chilton former reporter. *Alex Pierson former reporter with CP24 CityTV

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Conservative government amalgamated all of H-W's constituent municipalities into the larger single-tier city of Hamilton in 2001, against great opposition from its suburban and rural parts. This was part of a broader series of municipal reorganizations of urban and rural Ontario, which also affected the former Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto, the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton (Ottawa-Carleton Regional Municipality, Ontario), Chatham-Kent and Prince Edward County, Ontario


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The history of Toronto began in the late 18th century when the British Crown (The Crown) purchased (Toronto Purchase) its land from the Mississaugas of the New Credit (Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation). The settlement established there became York (York, Upper Canada), which lieutenant governor (Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada) John Graves Simcoe designated as the capital of Upper Canada. The city was ransacked in the Battle of York during the War of 1812. In 1834, York became a city and renamed (Name of Toronto) to Toronto. It was damaged in two huge fires in 1849 (Great Fire of Toronto (1849)) and 1904 (Great Fire of Toronto (1904)). Since 1954, the city occasionally expanded its borders through amalgamation (Amalgamation of Toronto) with surrounding municipalities, most recently occurring in 1998. This process has left Toronto with clearly defined neighbourhood (list of neighbourhoods in Toronto)s that have retained their distinctive nature, earning it the nickname the "City of Neighbourhoods".

Toronto is at the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, and of the densely populated region in Southern Ontario known as the Golden Horseshoe. Its cosmopolitan (cosmopolitanism) and international population

As Canada's commercial capital, it is home to the Toronto Stock Exchange and the headquarters of Canada's five largest banks (Big Five (banks)). http: WorkArea DownloadAsset.aspx?id 2520 Leading economic sectors in the city include finance, business services, telecommunications, aerospace, transportation, media, arts, publishing, software production, medical research, education, tourism, and engineering. City of Toronto (2007) – Toronto economic overview, Key industry clusters and A Diversified Economy

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