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, the CBC transferred him to the flagship national station in Toronto where he starred in a morning children's show and an adult evening show. During his Canadian radio period, he developed life-time friendships with the guests on his show, such as Pete Seeger, Lena Horne, Josh White, Oscar Peterson, and Oscar Brand. He also developed a love for folk music and released his first folk album in 1949. Charlie Parker The most notable player of a Grafton saxophone

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William Poy, mother Ethel Poy and sister Adrienne Clarkson from Hong Kong. Poy graduated from McGill University's medical school in 1960 and went into practice in Toronto shortly after. He retired in 1995 and continues to live in Toronto. Russell's early career included a few engagements in opera (including a disastrous appearance as a substitute Santuzza in a British touring production of ''Cavalleria rusticana'', where she clumsily tripped on a set piece and pulled

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as social networks. Wellman's "The Community Question" paper, reporting on this study, has been selected as one of the seven most important articles in English-Canadian sociology. Claude Fischer, ''To Dwell among Friends: Personal Networks in Town and City.'' Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1982.Robert Sampson, "Local Friendship Ties and Community Attachment in Mass Society: A Multilevel Systemic Model." ''American Sociological Review'', 1988. Barrett

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, the ship was going to be scrapped, but volunteers raised enough money to have it saved and towed to Toronto. It opened as an attraction in August 1965 at the pier on York Street. The city had planned to build a 'Serviceman's Memorial Park' near Prince's Gates at Exhibition Place. When the organization 'Haida Inc.' ran into financial problems, the ship was taken over by the Province of Ontario and moved in 1970 to the Ontario Place site, where it was turned into an attraction. It was also used as a Sea Cadet training camp. In 2002 it was bought by Parks Canada and taken to a new home in Hamilton, Ontario for some much needed restoration and incorporated into a new marine museum in that city. Academic career He worked as a meteorologist (meteorology) with the cloud physics group at the Atmospheric Environment Service in Toronto in 1972 and 1973. In 1974, he joined the University of Western Ontario to work as a research associate at the Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory working on projects involving rigid and aero-elastic (aeroelasticity) model studies of wind effects on structures. Gomberg then moved to Toronto, Ontario, where he ran for mayor in the 2000 municipal election (Toronto municipal election, 2000). He received over 51,000 votes, but finished a distant second behind Mel Lastman who garnered over 80 per cent of the vote. Childhood The oldest of six children, James Shaver Woodsworth was born in Etobicoke Applewood Farm !-- Commons:Category:Toronto WikiPedia:Toronto dmoz:Regional North America Canada Ontario Localities T Toronto

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Bovrell Simpson. His family tree dates back to African heritage.He was born in Toronto, Ontario and raised in North York. DATE OF BIRTH 1983-01-11 PLACE OF BIRTH Toronto, Ontario, Canada DATE OF DEATH The production company was founded at the beginning of a revival of interest in the film production community in filming in New York City. Prior to the 1990s it made more economic sense for production companies to film urban scenes in cities

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a number of specialties including Shish taouk (shish taouk (Montreal)), the Montreal hot dog, and dollar falafels. Although falafel is widespread in Vancouver, pizza slices are much more popular. Vancouver also has many sushi establishments. Shawarma is quite prevalent in Ottawa, and Windsor (Windsor, Ontario), while Halifax (Halifax Regional Municipality) offers its own unique version of the Döner kebab called the Donair, which features a distinctive sauce made from condensed milk, sugar, garlic and vinegar. Ice cream trucks can be seen (and often heard due to a jingle being broadcast on loudspeakers) nationwide during the summer months. Recently, the city of Toronto has allowed street vendors from around the world to sell their food. Because of this, Kebab, Falafel, Shawarma and other Halal foods are also a very popular street food. caption location 200 Bay Street Toronto, Ontario, Canada latd 43.646528 '''Royal Bank Plaza''' in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is the de facto headquarters of the Royal Bank of Canada. The building shares with the Fairmont Royal York Hotel the block in Toronto's financial district (Financial District, Toronto) bordered by Bay (Bay Street), Front (Front Street (Toronto)), York, and Wellington streets. '''Sunlight Park''' was the first baseball park in Toronto. The all wood stadium was built in 1886 for the International League baseball team the Torontos (soon renamed the Toronto Maple Leafs (Toronto Maple Leafs (International League))). '''Hanlan's Point Stadium''' was a baseball stadium and lacrosse grounds in Toronto. It was erected in 1897 at Hanlan's Point on the Toronto Islands for the minor league Toronto Maple Leafs (Toronto Maple Leafs (International League)) baseball club. It was destroyed by fire twice, in 1903, and again in 1909. Adjacent to the Hanlan's Point Amusement Park, the site was in use for various sports until the late 1930s. '''Maple Leaf Stadium''' was a baseball stadium in Toronto built in 1926 by Lol Solman for his Toronto Maple Leafs (Toronto Maple Leafs (International League)) baseball team of the International League on the site of a stadium that had been built in 1907. It continued to be the home of the Leafs for 42 seasons, until the team left town following the 1967 season. The stadium was demolished in 1968. image 250px (File:SN590TheFan.svg) city Toronto, Ontario area Greater Toronto Area '''CJCL''' ('''"Sportsnet 590, The Fan"''') is a Canadian (Canada) sports (sports radio) radio station in Toronto, Ontario. Owned and operated by Rogers Communications, the station broadcasts at 590 kHz on the AM (Amplitude modulation) radio dial with a 50,000 watts transmitter and directional antenna concentrating its signal over the Toronto Hamilton region. Programming on the station includes local sports talk radio shows during the day; live overnight sports talk radio programming (after relinquishing their broadcast rights to ESPN Radio overnight programming to TSN Radio 1050 (CHUM (AM))); and live broadcasts of Toronto Blue Jays baseball, Toronto Raptors basketball, Toronto FC soccer (Association football), and Buffalo Bills football (American football). Commons:Category:Toronto WikiPedia:Toronto dmoz:Regional North America Canada Ontario Localities T Toronto

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AwardsAndCompetitions publisher Urban Land Institute url http: AwardsAndCompetitions AwardsForExcellenceProgram Americas Winners%20and%20Finalists.aspx accessdate 20 July 2009 and it won the Holcim Award (Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction) Silver for sustainable construction projects for the of region North America in 2005.

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, the son of Methodist minister, Creighton attended Victoria College (Victoria University in the University of Toronto), in the University of Toronto, where he received his BA (Bachelor of Arts) in 1925. Vance, Jonathan "Creigton, Donald Grant" pages 258-259 from'' The Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing'', Volume 1, Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999 page 259. He then attended Balliol College at Oxford University, where he received

his MA (Master of Arts (Oxbridge)) before returning to Canada to teach history, at the University of Toronto, where he remained for his career. Vance, Jonathan "Creigton, Donald Grant" pages 258-259 from'' The Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing'', Volume 1, Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999 page 259 Creighton belonged to a generation of English Canadians who were proud of the British Empire, and his anglophilia was often expressed

in his books. Vance, Jonathan "Creigton, Donald Grant" pages 258-259 from'' The Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing'', Volume 1, Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999 page 259 In 1926, Creighton married Luella Bruce. Vance, Jonathan "Creigton, Donald Grant" pages 258-259 from'' The Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing'', Volume 1, Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999 page 259 He was the father of the fiction writer


Association (NBA). center (Center (basketball)) was selected out of the University of Kentucky by the Charlotte Hornets (New Orleans Hornets) with the 19th overall pick in the 2000 NBA Draft, after withdrawing his name


leader_title4 MPPs (Member of Provincial Parliament (Ontario)) leader_name4 title List of MPPs frame_style border:none; padding: 0; title_style list_style text-align:left;display:none; 1 Laura Albanese 2 Yvan Baker 3 Bas Balkissoon 4 Lorenzo Berardinetti 5 Michael Colle 6 Michael Coteau 7 Cheri DiNovo 8 Han Dong (Han Dong (politician)) 9 Brad Duguid 10 Eric Hoskins 11 Mitzie Hunter 12 Monte Kwinter 13 Tracy MacCharles 14 Cristina Martins 15 Peter Milczyn 16 Glen Murray (Glen Murray (politician)) 17 Arthur Potts (Arthur Potts (politician)) 18 Shafiq Qaadri 19 Mario Sergio (Mario Sergio (politician)) 20 Peter Tabuns 21 Soo Wong 22 Kathleen Wynne 23 David Zimmer settled_title Settled settled_date 1750 (as Fort Rouillé) established_title Established established_date August 27, 1793 (as York (York, Upper Canada)) established_title1 Incorporated (Municipal corporation) established_date1 March 6, 1834 (as Toronto) established_title2 Amalgamated (Merger (politics)) established_date2 January 1, 1998 (from Metropolitan Toronto) unit_pref Metric area_magnitude area_total_km2 630.21 area_metro_km2 5905.71 area_urban_km2 1751.49 elevation_m 76 area_footnotes  (2011) population_note population_as_of 2011 population_total 2615060 (1st (List of the 100 largest municipalities in Canada by population)) population_density_km2 4149.5 population_metro 5583064 (1st (List of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada)) population_urban 5132794 (1st (List of the 100 largest urban areas in Canada)) population_demonym Torontonian population_footnotes blank_name_sec2 GDP blank_info_sec2 US$ (American dollar) 276.3 billion blank1_name_sec2 GDP per capita blank1_info_sec2 US$ 45,771 timezone EST (Eastern Time Zone) utc_offset -5 timezone_DST EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) utc_offset_DST -4 postal_code_type Postal code span postal_code M (List of M postal codes of Canada) area_code 416, 647, 437 (Area codes 416, 647 and 437) website latd 43 latm 42 lats latNS N longd 79 longm 24 longs longEW W coordinates_display 1 blank_name NTS (National Topographic System) Map blank_info 030M11 blank1_name GNBC (Geographical Names Board of Canada) Code blank1_info FEUZB '''Toronto''' (

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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