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Toronto

(Encyclopedia)Toronto tərŏnˈtō, city (1998 est pop. 2,400,000), provincial capital, S Ont., Canada, on Lake Ontario. Toronto is the largest city in Canada and since the 1970s has been one of the fastest-changin...

New Toronto

(Encyclopedia)New Toronto tərŏnˈtō [key], part of metropolitan Toronto, S Ont., Canada, on Lake Ontario. ...

Toronto, University of

(Encyclopedia)Toronto, University of, at Toronto, Ont., Canada; nondenominational; provincially supported; coeducational; founded 1827 as King's College. It achieved university status in 1849 and is governed under ...

Forest Hill

(Encyclopedia)Forest Hill, part of metropolitan Toronto, S. Ont., Canada. ...

Mississauga

(Encyclopedia)Mississauga mĭsĭsawˈgə [key], city (1991 pop. 463,388), S Ont., Canada, 12 mi (20 km) W of Toronto on Lake Ontario. A residential suburb of Toronto and a growing transportation and industrial cent...

Peters, Vera

(Encyclopedia)Peters, Vera (Mildred Vera Peters), 1911–93, Canadian radiation oncologist and clinical investigator, b. Rexdale, Ont., M.D. Univ. of Toronto, 1934. Beginning in 1935, she studied the treatment of H...

Ford, Doug

(Encyclopedia)Ford, Doug (Douglas Robert Ford), 1964–, Canadian politician. He worked at Deco Labels and Tags, a company his father cofounded, becoming responsible for operations after his father entered politics...

McLennan, Sir John Cunningham

(Encyclopedia)McLennan, Sir John Cunningham, 1867–1935, Canadian physicist, grad. Univ. of Toronto (B.A., 1892; Ph.D., 1900). He taught at the Univ. of Toronto from 1892 to 1932, was professor of physics from 190...

Massey, Vincent

(Encyclopedia)Massey, Vincent, 1887–1967, Canadian statesman, b. Toronto; brother of actor Raymond Massey. After a brief career as a professor he served (1918–19) as a government official before joining his fam...

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