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Name of Toronto

The name of Toronto has a history distinct from that of the city itself. [1]

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Aboriginal Australians

Aboriginal Australians are legally defined as people who are members "of the Aboriginal race of Australia" (indigenous to the Australian continent—mainland Australia or to the island of Tasmania).

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Allan Fotheringham

Allan Fotheringham (born August 31, 1932) is a Canadian newspaper and magazine journalist.

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Area codes 416, 647, and 437

Area codes 416, 647, and 437 are telephone area codes serving the single rate centre of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Area codes 905, 289, and 365

Area codes 905, 289, and 365 are overlay area codes in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) for southern Ontario, Canada.

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Big Smoke

Big Smoke or The Big Smoke may refer to.

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Broadway theatre

Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.

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Canada

Canada is a country, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, in the northern part of the continent of North America.

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Cartography

Cartography (from Greek χάρτης khartēs, "map"; and γράφειν graphein, "write") is the study and practice of making maps.

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Cathedral Church of St. James (Toronto)

Cathedral Church of St.

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CBC News

CBC News is the division of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation responsible for the news gathering and production of news programs on CBC Television, Radio and online services.

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CBC News Network

CBC News Network (formerly CBC Newsworld) is a Canadian English language Category C specialty news channel owned and operated by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).

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Church (building)

A church building, often simply called a church, is a building used for religious activities, particularly worship services.

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Douglas & McIntyre

Douglas & McIntyre is an imprint of the Canadian book publishing firm Douglas and McIntyre (2013) Ltd.

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Drake (rapper)

Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter and actor.

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East York

East York is a former municipality within the City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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First Nations

The First Nations (Premières Nations) are the various Aboriginal peoples in Canada who are neither Inuit nor Métis.

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Fort Rouillé

Fort Rouillé and Fort Toronto were French trading posts located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Fort York

Fort York is a historic site of military fortifications and related buildings on the west side of downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Franco-Ontarian

Franco-Ontarians (Franco-Ontariens or Franco-Ontariennes if female) are French Canadian or francophone residents of the Canadian province of Ontario. They are sometimes known as "Ontarois". According to the 2006 Canadian census, there were 488,815 self-declared francophones in Ontario (declaring one mother tongue), comprising 4.1 per cent of the province's total population. A further 1,000,000 Ontarians self-declared French to be one of multiple mother tongues. According to the subsequent 2011 Canadian census, there were 493,300 self-declared francophones in Ontario (declaring one mother tongue) comprising 3.9% of the province's total population. There were 284,115 Ontarians who declared French as their home language, which represents only 2.2% of the population. Franco-Ontarians constitute the largest French-speaking community in Canada outside of Quebec, as well as the largest minority language group within Ontario. The francophone population is concentrated in Eastern Ontario, in Ottawa, Cornwall and many rural farming communities, and in Northeastern Ontario, in the cities of Sudbury, North Bay and Timmins and a number of smaller towns. Other communities with notable francophone populations are Lakeshore, Windsor, Penetanguishene and Welland. Most communities in Ontario have at least a few Franco-Ontarian residents. Ottawa, with 128,620 francophones, has the province's largest Franco-Ontarian community by size. Among the province's major cities, Greater Sudbury, 29 per cent francophone, has the largest proportion of Franco-Ontarians to the general population, and Timmins, 41 per cent francophone, has the largest proportion among the smaller sized cities. Prescott and Russell United Counties has the highest proportion of Franco-Ontarians to the general population among the province's census divisions, with about two-thirds of the population being francophone. Some smaller communities in Ontario have a francophone majority. These include Hearst, Kapuskasing, Smooth Rock Falls, Embrun, St. Charles, West Nipissing, Rockland, Casselman, Dubreuilville, Vankleek Hill and Hawkesbury.

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French Canadian

French Canadians (also referred to as Franco-Canadians or Canadiens; Canadien(ne)s français(es)) are a major North American ethnic group of Canadian citizens who trace their French ancestry from the descendants of colonists from France who arrived in New France (Canada) in the 17th and 18th centuries.

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language, belonging to the Indo-European family.

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Garrison Creek

Garrison Creek was a short stream about long that flowed southeast into the west side of Toronto Harbour in Ontario, Canada.

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Greater Toronto Area

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Harper's Magazine

Harper's Magazine (also called Harper's) is a monthly magazine of literature, politics, culture, finance, and the arts.

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Hollywood North

Hollywood North is a colloquialism used to describe film production industries and or film locations north of its namesake, Hollywood, California.

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Humber River (Ontario)

The Humber River (French: Rivière Humber) is a river in Southern Ontario, Canada.

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Imperial Oil

Imperial Oil Limited (French: L'Impériale) is a Canadian petroleum company.

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Isaac Weld

Isaac Weld (1774–1856) (JP, FGSD, MRIA) was an Irish topographical writer, explorer, and artist.

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John Graves Simcoe

John Graves Simcoe (February 25, 1752 – October 26, 1806) was a British army officer and the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791 to 1796.

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Lake Couchiching

Lake Couchiching, from the Ojibwe gojijiing meaning "inlet", is a medium-sized lake in Central Ontario separated from Lake Simcoe by a narrow channel.

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Lake Nipissing

Lake Nipissing (lac Nipissing) is a lake in the Canadian province of Ontario.

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Lake Simcoe

Lake Simcoe is a lake in Southern Ontario, Canada, the fourth-largest lake wholly in the province, after Lake Nipigon, Lac Seul, and Lake Nipissing.

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Le Droit

Le Droit (established on March 27, 1913) is a Canadian daily newspaper, published in Ottawa, Ontario.

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Let's All Hate Toronto

Let's All Hate Toronto is a 2007 Canadian documentary film co-directed by independent documentarian Albert Nerenberg and Rob Spence.

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List of cities in Australia

This is a list of cities in Australia arranged by state.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Maclean's

Maclean's is a Canadian weekly news magazine, reporting on Canadian issues such as politics, pop culture, and current events.

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Manhattan

Manhattan is the most densely populated of the five boroughs of New York City.

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Matchedash Bay

Matchedash Bay is a bay and Ramsar wetland in Simcoe County in Central Ontario, Canada.

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Methodism

Methodism, or the Methodist movement, is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley.

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Methodist Rome

Methodist Rome was a nickname sometimes given to the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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Metropolitan Toronto

The Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto was a senior level of municipal government in the Toronto, Ontario, Canada area from 1954 to 1998.

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Mnjikaning Fish Weirs

The Mnjikaning Fish Weirs are one of the oldest human developments in Canada.

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Mohawk people

The Kanien'kehá:ka (or Mohawk people) are the most easterly tribe of the Iroquois Confederacy.

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Montreal

Montreal (Montréal) is a city in the Canadian province of Quebec.

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National Post

The National Post is an Canadian English-language newspaper based in Toronto, Canada.

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Natural Resources Canada

The Department of Natural Resource Funding (French: Ministère des Ressources naturelles), operating under the FIP applied title Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), is the ministry of the government of Canada responsible for natural resources, energy, minerals and metals, forests, earth sciences, mapping and remote sensing.

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New France

New France (Nouvelle-France) was the area colonized by France in North America during a period beginning with the exploration of the Saint Lawrence River by Jacques Cartier in 1534 and ending with the cession of New France to Spain and Great Britain in 1763.

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New York City

New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

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Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara-on-the-Lake (Cayuga: Tganawai:ˀ) (2011 population 15,400) is a Canadian town located in Southern Ontario where the Niagara River meets Lake Ontario in the Niagara Region of the southern part of the province of Ontario.

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Nickname

A nickname is a shortened substitute for the proper name of a familiar person, place or thing, for affection or ridicule.

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Nicolas Sanson

Nicolas Sanson (1600–1667) was a French cartographer, termed by some the creator of French geography, in which he's been called the "father of French cartography.".

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North York

North York is a former municipality in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

The Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany (Frederick Augustus; 16 August 1763 – 5 January 1827), was the second eldest child and second son of King George III of the United Kingdom and a member of the House of Hanover.

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Quebec English

Quebec English is the common term for the set of various linguistic and social phenomena affecting the use of English in the predominantly French-speaking Canadian province of Quebec.

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Queen City

Queen City is a term which is often used to describe a city which is the largest city in a country, state, province, or territory, but which is not the capital.

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Quill & Quire

Quill & Quire, a Canadian magazine about the book and publishing industry, was launched in 1935 and has an average circulation of 5,000 copies per issue, with a publisher-claimed readership of 25,000.

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Regional Municipality of York

The Regional Municipality of York, also called York Region, is a regional municipality in Southern Ontario, Canada, between Lake Simcoe and Toronto.

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Samuel de Champlain

Samuel de Champlain (born Samuel Champlain; on or before August 13, 1574Fichier OrigineThe baptism act does not contain information about the age of Samuel, neither his birth date or his place of birth.For a detailed analysis of his baptismal record, see Ritch – December 25, 1635), "The Father of New France", was a French navigator, cartographer, draughtsman, soldier, explorer, geographer, ethnologist, diplomat, and chronicler.

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Sobriquet

A sobriquet is a nickname, sometimes assumed, but often given by another.

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Speaker (politics)

Speaker is a title given to the presiding officer (chair) of a deliberative assembly, especially a legislative body.

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Suburb

A suburb is a residential area or a mixed use area, either existing as part of a city or urban area or as a separate residential community within commuting distance of a city.

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Telephone numbering plan

A telephone numbering plan is a type of numbering scheme used in telecommunication to assign telephone numbers to subscriber telephones or other telephony endpoints.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is a nationally distributed Canadian newspaper owned by The Woodbridge Company, based in Toronto and printed in six cities across the country.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper.

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Times Square

Times Square is a major commercial intersection and neighborhood in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue, and stretching from West 42nd to West 47th Streets.

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Toronto

Toronto is the most populous city in Canada, and the capital of the province of Ontario.

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Toronto Carrying-Place Trail

The Toronto Carrying-Place Trail, also known as the Humber Portage and the Toronto Passage, was a major portage route in Ontario, Canada, linking Lake Ontario with Lake Simcoe and the northern Great Lakes.

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Toronto Harbour

Toronto Harbour or Toronto Bay is a bay on the north shore of Lake Ontario, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Toronto Life

Toronto Life is a monthly Canadian magazine about entertainment, politics and life in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Toronto Star

The Toronto Star is a Canadian broadsheet daily newspaper.

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Toronto Sun

The Toronto Sun is an English-language daily tabloid newspaper published in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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University of Toronto Press

University of Toronto Press (UTP) is Canada's leading scholarly publisher and one of the largest university presses in North America.

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University of Washington Press

The University of Washington Press is an American academic publishing house.

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Upper Canada

The Province of Upper Canada (province du Haut-Canada) was a part of British Canada established in 1791 by the United Kingdom to govern the central third of the lands in British North America and to accommodate Loyalist refugees of the United States of America after the American Revolution.

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Via Rail

Via Rail Canada (generally shortened to Via Rail or Via; styled corporately as VIA Rail Canada) is an independent crown corporation, subsidised by the Minister of Transport, to offer intercity passenger rail services in Canada.

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Victorian morality

Victorian morality is a distillation of the moral views of people living at the time of Queen Victoria's reign (1837–1901) and of the moral climate of the United Kingdom of the 19th century in general, which contrasted greatly with the morality of the previous Georgian period.

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Vincenzo Coronelli

Vincenzo Coronelli (August 16, 1650 – December 9, 1718) was a Franciscan monk, cosmographer, cartographer, publisher, and encyclopedist known in particular for his atlases and globes.

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William Bent Berczy

William Bent Berczy (January 6, 1791 – December 9, 1873) was a farmer, painter and political figure in Upper Canada.

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William Chisholm (Upper Canada politician)

William Chisholm (October 15, 1788 – May 4, 1842) was a farmer, businessman and political figure in Upper Canada.

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William Davies Company

William Davies Company was a pork processing and packing company in Toronto, Canada.

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William Holmes Howland

William Holmes Howland (11 June 1844 – 12 December 1893) was Mayor of Toronto from 1886 to 1887.

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York

York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England, and is the traditional county town of Yorkshire to which it gives its name.

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York County, Ontario

York County is a historic county in Upper Canada, Canada West, and the Canadian province of Ontario.

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York, Upper Canada

York was the name of Old Toronto between 1793 and 1834 and it was the second capital of Upper Canada.

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Yorkville, Toronto

Yorkville is a district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, well known for its shopping.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Name_of_Toronto

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