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  • University of Toronto

    Introduction The University of Toronto (U of T) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was founded in 1827 by a royal charter as King's College, the first institution of higher learning in Upper Canada. King's College was controlled by the Church of England until 1850, when the institution became secular and assumed its present name. The University of Toronto is a d...

  • Mount Pleasant Cemetery - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Mount Pleasant Cemetery is a cemetery located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In the early 19th century, the only authorized cemeteries within the city of Toronto (then known as York) were limited to the members of either the Roman Catholic Church or the Church of England. Deceased citizens who did not belong to either of these Christian denominations had no choice but to find burial arrangement...

  • York University

    York University (French: Université York ) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is Canada's third-largest university.York University has approximately 55,000 students, 7,000 faculty and staff, and 275,000 alumni worldwide. It has eleven faculties, namely the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Faculty of Science, Lassonde School of Engineering, Schulich Sc...

  • Notable People from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    This project has been created to house all of the Notable People in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  • Hockey Hall of Fame

    The Hockey Hall of Fame is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Dedicated to the history of ice hockey, it is both a museum and a hall of fame. It holds exhibits about players, teams, National Hockey League (NHL) records, memorabilia and NHL trophies, including the Stanley Cup. Originally in Kingston, Ontario, the Hockey Hall of Fame was first established in 1943 under the leadership of James T...

  • Toronto Necropolis Cemetery

    Necropolis Cemetery is a historic cemetery in Toronto, located on the west side of the Don Valley near Riverdale Farm.[1] Cemetery Address: 200 Winchester Street Toronto, ON M4X 1B7 416-923-7911 Opened in 1850 to replace "Strangers' Burying Ground" (or Potter's Field), the cemetery is the resting place for many dead Torontonians including: Joseph Bloore William Lyon Mackenzie - Toront...

  • Chairmen of Metro Toronto

    The aim of this project is to house the profiles of the 6 people who held the position of Chairman of Metropolitan Toronto.# Frederick G. Gardiner, 1953-1961 (Toronto)# William R. Allen, 1962-1969 (Toronto)# Albert Campbell, 1970-1973 (Scarborough)# Paul Godfrey , 1973-1984 (North York)# Dennis Flynn, 1984-1988 (Etobicoke)# Alan Tonks, 1988-1997 (York)

  • Mayors of Toronto, Ontario

    This is a list of mayors of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Toronto's first mayor, William Lyon Mackenzie was appointed in 1834 after his Reform coalition won the new City of Toronto's first election, and Mackenzie was chosen by the Reformers. History From 1834 to 1857, and again from 1867 to 1873, Toronto mayors were not elected directly by the public. Instead, after each annual election of alde...

  • City of Toronto, Toronto Division, Ontario, Canada - Cemeteries

    Links to City of Toronto Cemeteries Forest Lawn Mausoleum Mount Hope Catholic Cemetery Mount Pleasant Cemetery Park Lawn Cemetery Prospect Cemetery Cathedral Church of Saint James St James' Cemetery and Crematorium

  • Canada at the 1976 Summer Paralympics

    This project focuses on the athletes who represented Canada at the 1976 Summer Paralympics in Toronto.