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Toronto: City in Canada and capital of Ontario
Toronto is the capital city of the Canadian province of Ontario. With a recorded population of 2,731,571 in 2016, it is the most populous city in Canada and the fourth most populous city in North America. The city is the anchor of the Golden Horseshoe, an urban agglomeration of 9,245,438 people surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario, while the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) proper had a 2016 population of 6,417,516. Toronto is an international centre of business, finance, arts, and culture, and is recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world.


Baloch, Sindhis and Pashtuns stage protest in Toronto to mark International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances [Video]

Baloch, Sindhis and Pashtuns stage protest in Toronto to mark International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Baloch, Sindhis and Pashtuns staged a protest on August 30 in Canada's Toronto to mark International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances. The protestors demanded United Nations (UN) and..

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Demonstrators chant ‘Modi, Modi’, praise India in Toronto’s anti-China protests [Video]

Demonstrators chant ‘Modi, Modi’, praise India in Toronto’s anti-China protests

Anti-China protests were held in Canada’s Toronto on August 01. It was organized by Canada Hong Kong Link & Bangladesh Minority Rights Alliance. Indian, Tibetan, Vietnamese & Taiwanese diaspora..

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Anti-China protest in Toronto against Chinese oppression [Video]

Anti-China protest in Toronto against Chinese oppression

A protest was carried out in downtown Toronto against Chinese oppression on August 01. Protestors urged the international community to take measures to tackle Chinese oppression. The protest was..

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Quest for the Stanley Cup: Scores, schedules in the bubble

The qualifying round is over and the quest for the Stanley Cup continues in the Toronto and Edmonton hubs with the first round of the playoffs.
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NHL predictions: Who will win the first round of the playoffs?

The qualifying round is done and "real" playoffs are about to begin with the first round in the Toronto and Edmonton hubs. Here's who will move on.
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NBA bubble breakdown: Boston Celtics know rout of Toronto Raptors means 'nothing'

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Toronto's first black police chief announces surprise retirement

The first black police chief of Toronto, Canada's largest city, abruptly announced his retirement on Monday, saying he would step down nearly a year early on July 31, just days after kneeling with..
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Medecins Sans Frontieres plans first Canada project as COVID-19 threatens homeless

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is designing a 400-bed facility for homeless people in Toronto in its first Canadian project, a top official said on Tuesday, prompted by the risks posed by the..
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Boston Bruins to record messages for former teammate Colby Cave, who's in coma

Edmonton Oilers center Colby Cave is in medically induced coma after brain surgery in Toronto and his wife, Emily, can't go into the room with him.
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2020 Games postponement signals growing power shift from IOC to athletes

Tweeting from her Toronto couch two weeks ago, six-time Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser had two words for the International Olympic Committee, which had yet to postpone the Tokyo Summer Games amid the..
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Report says China internet firms censored coronavirus terms, criticism early in outbreak

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Canada's province of Ontario confirmed its eighth case of the COVID-19 disease caused by the newly-identified coronavirus in its capital city of Toronto, health officials said late on Friday.
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Coronavirus stokes Asian discrimination fears in Canada's biggest city

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Thousands of Canadians mourn Iran crash victims at memorials

About 2,000 people packed a memorial in Toronto on Sunday to remember the victims of a Ukrainian airliner shot down in Iran in a disaster that killed 57 Canadians, mainly of Iranian descent.
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Canada province says sorry after training mistake sparks false nuclear alert

The Canadian province of Ontario on Sunday apologized for wrongly raising the alarm about an incident at a massive nuclear power station near Toronto and blamed a training exercise mistake.
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False alert about nuclear plant incident near Toronto alarms residents

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'Empty chairs' across Canada’s academic community after Iran plane crash

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Canadians head to the polls Monday as Trudeau seeks 2nd term

Canadians will head to the polls Monday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seeks a second term in office. However, he faces stiff competition from Andrew Scheer and Jagmeet Singh. Global News chief..
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Wife of "Shark Tank" star Kevin O'Leary charged in boat crash

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday promised tougher action on gun control if he is re-elected next month after a recent string of deadly shootings near Toronto, Canada's biggest city.
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