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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.

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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..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:49Published
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..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 01:47Published
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..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:57Published

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Ontario redeploys educators into nursing homes, as just one facility records 56 deaths

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Coronavirus: Google ends plans for smart city in Toronto

Sister firm Sidewalk Labs cites Covid-19 as the reason for stepping back from its ambitious plan.
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We Are One will give online debuts to films that were set to appear at Berlin, Cannes and Toronto.
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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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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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Super League clubs discussing no relegation - Toronto chief

Some Super League clubs think there should be no relegation in 2020 because of coronavirus disruption, says Toronto chairman Bob Hunter.
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Super League: Leeds Rhinos move top by mauling Toronto Wolfpack with 11 tries

Leeds produced a 11-try demolition of Toronto to move top of the Super League with their fourth straight victory.
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Report says China internet firms censored coronavirus terms, criticism early in outbreak

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Miners avoid handshakes at Toronto meeting over coronavirus fears

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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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Super League: Can you name the clubs who have played in rugby league's top flight?

With Toronto becoming Super League's newest club can you name all the sides who have played in the domestic top flight?
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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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The crash in Iran of a Ukrainian Airlines jet bound for Toronto killed dozens of professors and researchers from campuses across Canada, leaving a painful hole in Canadian academia where Iranians have..
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Iran plane crash: Vigil held for victims in Toronto

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Former Toronto pastor sentenced to 15 years in wife's drowning death

A former pastor from Toronto was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Tuesday after he was convicted in the drowning death of his 20-week pregnant wife.
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Private detective investigation of Canadian billionaire couple's death complete: police

The investigation into the deaths of a Canadian pharmaceutical billionaire couple by a private detective hired by the victims' family has been completed, the chief homicide investigator of the Toronto..
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Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs released a detailed overview on Friday of the futuristic technology it intends to incorporate in the smart city it wants to build in Toronto.
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Alphabet features self-driving garbage cans, apartment noise monitors in Toronto smart city project

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Toronto 2019: Renee Zellweger gets standing ovation for Judy Garland role

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Toronto 2019: How US star Beanie Feldstein learned Wolverhampton accent

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday that a recent spate of gun violence in the country's biggest city Toronto requires a "common sense firearms policy" and called for action.
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