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  Encyclopedia: Toronto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The City of Toronto covers an area of 641 km² (247 square miles) and is bounded by Lake Ontario to the south, Etobicoke Creek and Highway 427 to the west, Steeles Avenue to the north, and the Rouge River to the east.
Toronto's climate is moderated by Lake Ontario; its climate is among the mildest in Canada east of the Rocky Mountain range.
Toronto is home to a number of educational institutions, including the largest university in Canada, the University of Toronto, which has a student population of more than 60,000 across three campuses (one downtown, one in Scarborough, and another in Mississauga).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Toronto   (10259 words)

 Wikipedia:WikiProject Toronto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Toronto is an interesting city on which to test this structure, as it has many rivers, a rich set of open ravine parks, and an extensive sewer system, all of which takes water from Lake Ontario (via pumps or rain) and sends it back to there.
Toronto is probably the world's most diverse large city, as over 50% of its population of 2.4 million were born in some other country (than Canada).
Toronto is also a prominent centre for the study of library science and classification systems - the Robarts Library at the University of Toronto has some 1100 of these schemes in its collection.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Toronto   (1239 words)

 Province of Toronto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some politicians and urban affairs commentators have proposed that the City of Toronto, Canada secede from the Province of Ontario to become the Province of Toronto, the eleventh province of Canada.
Some of the proponents of provincial status argue that Toronto's 2.4 million residents are politically and economically exploited by the rest of the province, and by the suburban Greater Toronto Area.
Within the Roman Catholic Church, the Province of Toronto is the area under the jurisdiction of the Archbishop of Toronto.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Province_of_Toronto   (320 words)

 Toronto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Toronto is home to Canada's most active theatre scene, and is considered to be the third largest centre for English language theatre in the world, behind New York City and London.
Toronto's violent crime rates are extremely low compared to many cities in the US (in 1999, Toronto had 1.3 homicides per 100,000 people compared to Houston's 13.4, Chicago's 15.65 (2004), and Washington, DC's 35.7 (2004) [3]) and comparable to rates in larger European centres, and are low even compared with other Canadian cities.
Toronto's contract with Michigan lasts until 2008, and includes an option to expand to 2010, but the city is actively seeking options to close the contract sooner.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Toronto   (6820 words)

 MSN Encarta - Ontario (province, Canada)
Toronto is also the center for the magazine industry in Canada.
Toronto is home to a number of other national and regional television networks including the CTV network, CanWest Global, and CityTV.
According to the 2001 national census, the population of the province was 11,410,046, an increase of 13 percent over the 1991 figure of 10,084,885.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761577989_5/Ontario_(province_Canada).html   (1069 words)

 Toronto - One of The Safest Cities to Visit and Walk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Toronto’s post secondary institutions have long recognized the benefits of having people from many different countries as part of their student population.
Students coming to Toronto are often amazed and pleased by the rich blend of personalities and ethnic groups that have brought their unique experience to Canada’s increasing diverse population.
Toronto is a multi-ethnic society, and Canadians are recognised for their tolerance, understanding and respect for human dignity.
www.intstudy.com /articles/cantoronto.htm   (822 words)

 New City of Toronto Act - news stories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Toronto budget chief David Soknacki set a deadline of tomorrow for the province to answer the city's plea for $72.3-million in cash to balance its 2005 budget.
Toronto contends that $72.3-million is not a bailout but what the province owes for its agreed share of social service programs jointly run with the city.
Toronto taxpayers, already sending $10 billion a year outside the city to help distribute wealth across Canada, would be asked to come up with more tax dollars and user fees to keep their own house in order.
webhome.idirect.com /~jleeson/toronto_act_news.htm   (1956 words)

 CBC News:Lawyers want province to investigate Toronto cops   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
TORONTO - Toronto's police union says there is no need for a public inquiry into police accountability in Toronto.
Three Toronto lawyers are calling for a public inquiry into how the investigation of the drug squad is being handled.
McIntosh says the Toronto drug squad officers have reported death threats before, but another risk is the threat of drug dealers who falsely accuse officers of beating or robbing them.
www.cbc.ca /stories/2003/12/18/ttocops031218   (536 words)

 Province of Toronto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Read about the legality of becoming a province, how it can benefit you as a resident of Toronto and timeframe for such a manouevre.
Why - Whether it's a matter of peace, order and good government, or of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, the fact that those who govern derive their just powers only from the consent of the governed is well established, if not self-evident.
Paul Lewin ran for mayor in the last city election in 2003 on a Province of Toronto platform.
www.provinceoftoronto.ca   (271 words)

 Where to eat in Toronto 2001
At this spectacular 54th-floor venue, casually clad tourists, visiting starlets and Toronto's own rub shoulders (FYI: Some drivers and Team Owners are not crazy about restaurants that are on high buildings or that keep turning around) Given 3.5-stars (excellent+) by Toronto Life in the 1999 and 2000 Guides.
Located in Toronto's entertainment district, it's a warm, intimate and formal bistro-style setting with a feast for the eyes and a feast for the palate with fusion cuisine and friendly service.
One of its signature dishes is grilled smoked salmon, a light, moist fillet on a crisp-surfaced pancake of rösti potatoes; echoing the delicate sweetness of the flesh are soft white onion rings, diced apple, and wonderful golden and white beets, delicious with a creamy horseradish and white-wine sauce.
www.theautochannel.com /news/2001/07/10/025060.html   (4381 words)

 ipedia.com: Province of Toronto Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A Province of Toronto is the goal of many urban politicians and citizens' groups in Toronto, Ontario, who run candidates for office to promote the idea of separating Toronto's 2.4 million residents po...
A Province of Toronto is the goal of many urban politicians and citizens' groups in Toronto, Ontario, who run candidates for office to promote the idea of separating Toronto's 2.4 million residents politically from Ontario and the suburban 'Greater Toronto Area', which they see as politically and economically exploiting the city.
Prominent advocates of a Province of Toronto are Mayor David Miller, former Mayor Mel Lastman, second-runner in the 2000 mayoral election Tooker Gomberg, urban activist Jane Jacobs, mayoral candidate Paul Lewin, entrepreneur Edward Mirvish, councillor Michael Walker, former councillor and current MPP for Beaches East-York Michael Prue, and former mayor John Sewell.
www.ipedia.com /province_of_toronto.html   (274 words)

 The Agonist: WHO's mysterious advisory.
Toronto has apparently "exported' a case of SARS to another country, where 5 more cases of SARS developed in health care workers.
One was a man from Toronto's BLD Covenant (Filipino-Catholic religious sect) cluster of SARS cases.
The second case of a Canadian, who took SARS to another country, was a nurse who left Toronto and died April 6, of probable SARS pneumonia, in the Philippines.
www.agonist.org /archives/001802.html   (482 words)

 CBC Toronto - Pay your share, Toronto tells province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Toronto would not be facing a deficit of more than $100 million for next year if the province would restore funding for the TTC and social programs, city politicians say.
It is also scrambling to come up with millions of dollars for the Toronto Transit Commission, which received money from the province before Harris' Conservatives downloaded responsibility for public transit to cities and towns.
Toronto's budget problems are now so bad that, if the province does not come through, the only options are service cuts or property-tax hikes.
toronto.cbc.ca /regional/servlet/View?filename=to-deficit20050131   (290 words)

 UWO Gazette - Volume 93, Issue 77   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
On Monday, the province sent a letter to TO-Bid, the Toronto Olympic bid group, stating it would be willing to cover a maximum of $2.5 billion if the project created a deficit, said Phyllis Berck, director of Bid Book project, a part of TO-Bid.
Since the province would have to pay in the event of a deficit, it probably would want to be involved with the board to try to avoid a financial lost, she said.
Berck added the next step would be to present the idea to Toronto's city council who, at the end of the month, will vote as to whether or not the province's support should be accepted.
www.gazette.uwo.ca /2000/February/16/News5.htm   (533 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Benefits of Provincehood for Toronto The federal government taxes the incomes and profits of all Canadians and returns portions of those monies to the provinces in the form of federal transfer payments.
As a province, Toronto would be elgible for those transfer payments and would decide how they are spent.
As a province, we in Toronto would decide on the rate of this tax and be free to spend these monies as we see fit.
www3.sympatico.ca /credo2/Benefits.txt   (316 words)

 Health organizations warns against travel to Toronto, Beijing
The advisory to postpone non-essential travel to the three areas will be in effect for at least three weeks, twice the disease's maximum incubation period, David Heymann, WHO director of communicable diseases, told reporters.
On April 4, the United Nations agency warned international travelers against going to Hong Kong and the southern Chinese province of Guangdong, where severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, is believed to have begun.
Toronto's outbreak continues to grow and has affected groups outside the initial risk groups of hospital workers, families, visitors and other close person-to-person contacts, according to WHO.
www.freep.com /news/latestnews/pm14219_20030423.htm   (519 words)

 Province of Toronto -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Some of the proponents of provincial status argue that Toronto's 2.4 million residents are politically and economically exploited by the rest of the province, and by the suburban (Click link for more info and facts about Greater Toronto Area) Greater Toronto Area.
(Click link for more info and facts about Mel Lastman) Mel Lastman proposed creating a Province of Metro in the 1980s when he was mayor of the City of (Click link for more info and facts about North York) North York.
Within the (The Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy) Roman Catholic Church, the Province of Toronto is the Area under the juristiction of the (A bishop of highest rank) Archbishop of Toronto.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pr/province_of_toronto.htm   (283 words)

 CBC News - The National
Toronto separatism may be the constitutional breakthrough Canadians have been waiting for.
Canadians need a fresh threat to their integrity and I think the idea of Toronto setting up shop as a province to itself is just what the doctor ordered.
Such is the envy, the very natural intense envy every other part of the country has for Toronto there'll have to be a wall to stop people from flooding in like the tides that lines up on boxing day for the half price sales and cheap CDs on Young Street.
www.cbc.ca /national/rex/rex991124.html   (591 words)

 News Release : Province Gives Toronto Theatre a Boost   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
TORONTO—The Toronto tourism industry is seeing real results from an Ontario government investment in an innovative theatre promotion, Minister of Tourism and Recreation Jim Bradley announced today.
“Live theatre is one of the province’s major tourism draws, and is particularly important in attracting visitors to Toronto,” Bradley said.
The investment attracted an additional 3,600,000 visitors who spent $687 million across the province between July 1, 2003 and March 31, 2004.
www.tourism.gov.on.ca /english/about/n250604.htm   (235 words)

 .: 680 News - Toronto gets additional $45 million from province
Toronto is getting some extra financial help from the province.  The McGuinty government is giving the city an additional $45 million but it's less than half of what the city asked for and may not be enough to prevent an increase in ttc fares and property taxes.
City budget chief David Soknacki is disappointed that the province came up short in its funding offer.
The province is urging toronto to use $25 million to offset an increase in business property taxes.  The other $20 million is a one-time payment for the TTC.
www.680news.com /news/local/article.jsp?content=20050218_170604_4236   (193 words)

 Secession for Toronto?
Unlike U.S. cities, Toronto has been stuck with the bill for settling refugees, public housing, transit, and sheltering homeless people attracted to the city from all over Canada, Lastman said.
The mechanics of making Toronto a province are too complicated for it ever to become a reality, even though Lastman wants a November ballot proposal put before Toronto voters.
The process would require a successful referendum, the approval of eight provinces and changes to the Canadian Constitution to renegotiate federal and provincial relations and establish Toronto's representation in the House of Commons.
www.freep.com /news/nw/tor8_19991208.htm   (559 words)

 CBC Toronto - Talk funding with us alone, Toronto tells province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Premier Dalton McGuinty has told Toronto that its funding needs will be considered along with those of the province's other municipalities, prompting the city to consider pulling out of the lobby group that represents Ontario's cities and towns.
In other words, the province won't be consulting Toronto separately as it reconsiders how much provincial cash is doled out to various communities.
"The province will then have to determine whether or not it can ignore 2.5 million people, or whether they choose instead to talk to us directly or negotiate with us directly," he said.
toronto.cbc.ca /regional/servlet/View?filename=to_amo20040824   (322 words)

 KOMO : SARS Travel Ban To Toronto Lifted
Most of the cases have been in Toronto hospitals, and health authorities have used quarantine and close monitoring and tracking to try to contain the illness.
A Toronto Dominion Bank report estimated the costs of the SARS outbreak to the Canadian economy could top $1.5 billion.
A small WHO team is expected to arrive in Toronto on Wednesday to attend an international conference on the disease and see how the city is trying to contain the disease.
www.komotv.com /news/printstory.asp?id=24553   (591 words)

 CBC Edmonton - Province hasn't added Toronto to SARS ban   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The premier says the province is acting on the advice of the federal government, which has issued travel advisories to locales such as China and Hong Kong.
He added that some of his MLAs are also worried about going to Toronto, which has seen the greatest number of SARS cases in the country and the only Canadian deaths.
But the province hasn't extended the ban to travel within Canada.
edmonton.cbc.ca /regional/servlet/View?filename=ed_sars20030423   (271 words)

 OISE/UT Internship Search System
JUMP has demonstrated that even children who are failing math or have been labelled slow learners can excel at the subject (and can thereby develop a love of learning) when taught by the JUMP method.
As a JUMP intern, you will assist teachers in our core schools in Toronto, by tutoring in-class and, possibly, by teaching lessons and/or developing materials (grades 2 to 8).
We are seeking a volunteer who will train as a facilitator in and assist with making a video of our Civil Liberties in the Schools programme.
internship.oise.utoronto.ca /sites/students/internshipsb.php   (995 words)

 Toronto Horizons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Whether you are interested in exploring Toronto, the Province of Ontario or the other Provinces and Territories which form this great nation this is an excellent resource that should be included in your list of 'favourites' or 'bookmarks'.
The first 3 categories on the site directory are Toronto, Ontario and Canada.
Universities and Colleges as well as "Employment" attract the most visitors to Toronto Horizons.
www.geocities.com /p_taggett   (313 words)

 Bibliography - Canadian Confederation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cauchon, Joseph E. -- The union of the provinces of British North America.
Bolger, Francis. -- Canada's smallest province : a history of P.  -- Halifax, N. : Nimbus, 1991. -- 403 p.
Pryke, Kenneth J. -- Nova Scotia and Confederation, 1864-1874. -- Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1979. -- 240 p.
www.collectionscanada.ca /confederation/023001-2930-e.html   (2501 words)

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