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List Of Cities In Ontario
A city is a subtype of municipalities in the Canadian province of Ontario
Ontario
. A city can have the municipal status of either a single-tier or lower-tier municipality. Ontario
Ontario
has 51 cities that had a cumulative population of 9,293,031 and an average population of 182,216 in the 2011 Census . Ontario's largest and smallest cities are Toronto
Toronto
and Dryden with populations of 2,615,060 and 7,617 respectively. Ontario's newest city is Markham , which changed from a town to a city on July 1, 2012. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Cities in Ontario
Ontario
* 3 See also * 4 References HISTORYUnder the former Municipal Act, 1990, a city was both an urban and a local municipality
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London, Ontario
LONDON is a city in Southwestern Ontario , Canada
Canada
along the Quebec City–Windsor Corridor . The city has a population of 383,822 according to the 2016 Canadian census. London
London
is at the confluence of the Thames River , approximately 200 kilometers from both Toronto
Toronto
, Ontario
Ontario
and Detroit
Detroit
, Michigan
Michigan
; and about 230 kilometers from Buffalo , New York . The City of London
London
is a separated municipality, politically separate from Middlesex County , though it remains the county seat. London
London
and the Thames were named in 1793 by John Graves Simcoe
John Graves Simcoe
, who proposed the site for the capital of Upper Canada
Canada
. The first European settlement was between 1801 and 1804 by Peter Hagerman
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Hamilton, Ontario
HAMILTON (/ˈhæməltən/ ; 2016 population 536,917; UA population 683,645; CMA population 778,400) is a port city in the Canadian province of Ontario
Ontario
. Conceived by George Hamilton when he purchased the Durand farm shortly after the War of 1812
War of 1812
, Hamilton has become the centre of a densely populated and industrialized region at the west end of Lake Ontario
Ontario
known as the Golden Horseshoe
Golden Horseshoe
. On January 1, 2001, the new City of Hamilton was formed through the amalgamation of the former city and the other constituent lower-tier municipalities of the Regional Municipality of Hamilton-Wentworth with the upper-tier regional government. Residents of the old city are known as Hamiltonians. Since 1981, the metropolitan area has been listed as the ninth largest in Canada
Canada
and the third largest in Ontario
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City
A CITY is a large and permanent human settlement . CITIES generally have extensive systems for housing , transportation , sanitation , utilities , land use , and communication . Their density facilitates interaction between people and businesses, sometimes benefiting both parties in the process. Historically citydwellers have been a small proportion of humanity overall, but today, following two centuries of unprecedented and rapid urbanization , half of the world population is said to live in cities. Present-day cities usually form the core of larger metropolitan areas and urban areas , creating numerous commuters traveling towards city centers for employment, entertainment, and edification. The most populated city proper is Shanghai while the largest metropolitan areas also include the Greater Tokyo Area and Jabodetabek ( Jakarta )
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Markham Civic Centre
The MARKHAM CIVIC CENTRE is the city hall of the city of Markham, Ontario . The brick and glass Civic Centre was designed by architect Arthur Erickson with Richard Stevens Architects Limited and opened on May 25, 1990. Entrances, except the great hall entrance, are named after communities in Markham (Unionville, Milliken, Thornhill). The building is adjacent to an 11.5-hectare park with a large pond reflecting the south façade
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Canada's Wonderland
CANADA\'S WONDERLAND is a 330-acre (130 ha) theme park located in Vaughan
Vaughan
, Ontario
Ontario
, a suburb approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of Downtown Toronto . Opened in 1981 by the Taft Broadcasting Company and The Great-West Life Assurance Company as the first major theme park in Canada
Canada
, it remains the country's largest. The park, currently owned by Cedar Fair , has been the most visited seasonal amusement park in North America for several consecutive years. As a seasonal park, Canada's Wonderland
Canada's Wonderland
is open daily from May to September, with weekend openings in late April, October and early November
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Owen Sound
OWEN SOUND ( Canada
Canada
2016 Census population 21,341), the county seat of Grey County , is a city in the northern area of Southwestern Ontario
Ontario
, Canada
Canada
. Owen Sound
Owen Sound
is located at the mouths of the Pottawatomi and Sydenham Rivers on an inlet of Georgian Bay
Georgian Bay
. The primary tourist attractions are the many waterfalls within a short drive of town. Owen Sound
Owen Sound
is one of the best places to retire in Ontario, according to Comfort Life, a publication for seniors. According to Comfort Life, The Canadian Association of Retired Persons, Yahoo Finance and The Globe and Mail agree with this recommendation. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography the population was served by Wesleyan Methodist missionaries. In 1857, the government took over the reserve area and moved most of the inhabitants of Newash to Cape Crocker
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Census Divisions Of Ontario
The CENSUS DIVISIONS OF ONTARIO are used by Statistics Canada to aggregate census data. With two exceptions, they correspond to Ontario's first-level administrative divisions, of which there are three types: single-tier municipalities, upper-tier municipalities (which can be regional municipalities or counties ), and districts . These differ primarily in the services that they provide to their residents, and their different structures result from the vast disparities among Ontario's different regions. They may comprise smaller municipalities or other types of administrative divisions, which are generally treated as census subdivisions by Statistics Canada. In some cases, a census division may retain its historical name even if it changes government type
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Oshawa
OSHAWA (2011 population 149,607; CMA 356,177) is a city in Ontario , Canada, on the Lake Ontario shoreline. It lies in Southern Ontario , approximately 60 kilometres east of Downtown Toronto . It is commonly viewed as the eastern anchor of the Greater Toronto Area and of the Golden Horseshoe . It is the largest municipality in the Regional Municipality of Durham . The name Oshawa originates from the Ojibwa term _aazhaway_, meaning "the crossing place" or just "(a)cross". Oshawa’s roots are tied to the automobile industry, specifically the Canadian division of General Motors Company, known as General Motors Canada. Founded in 1876 as the McLaughlin Carriage Company , General Motors of Canada's headquarters are located in the city. The automotive industry was the inspiration for Oshawa's previous mottos: "The City that Motovates Canada", and "The City in Motion"
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Township
The word TOWNSHIP is used to refer to various kinds of settlements in different countries. While a township may be associated with an urban area, there are many exceptions to this rule. In Australia
Australia
, Canada
Canada
, and the United States
United States
, they may be settlements too small to be considered urban
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Brampton
BRAMPTON (/ˈbræmptən/ or /ˈbræmtən/ ) is a city in the Canadian province of Ontario
Ontario
. Situated in Southern Ontario
Ontario
, it is a suburban city in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and the seat of Peel Region . The city has a population of 593,638 as of the Canada
Canada
2016 Census . Brampton
Brampton
is Canada's ninth-most populous municipality and the third most populous city in the Greater Golden Horseshoe Region, behind Toronto
Toronto
and Mississauga
Mississauga
. Brampton
Brampton
was incorporated as a village in 1853, taking its name from the market town of Brampton
Brampton
, in Cumbria
Cumbria
, England. The city was once known as "The Flower Town of Canada", a title based on its large greenhouse industry
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Ontario
ONTARIO (/ɒnˈtɛərioʊ/ ( listen ); French pronunciation: ​ ), one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada
Canada
, is located in east-central Canada
Canada
. It is Canada's most populous province accounting for nearly 40 percent of the country's population, and is the second-largest province in total area. Ontario
Ontario
is fourth-largest in total area when the territories of the Northwest Territories
Northwest Territories
and Nunavut
Nunavut
are included. It is home to the nation's capital city, Ottawa , and the nation's most populous city, Toronto
Toronto
. Ontario
Ontario
is bordered by the province of Manitoba
Manitoba
to the west, Hudson Bay and James Bay
James Bay
to the north, and Quebec
Quebec
to the east and northeast, and to the south by the U.S
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Provinces And Territories Of Canada
Canada
Canada
's geography is divided into administrative divisions known as provinces and territories that are responsible for delivery of sub-national governance. When Canada
Canada
was formed in 1867, three provinces of British North America New Brunswick
New Brunswick
, Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia
and the Province
Province
of Canada
Canada
(which, on the formation of Canada, was divided into Ontario
Ontario
and Quebec
Quebec
)—were united to form a federated colony, which eventually became a sovereign nation in the next century. Over its history, Canada's international borders have changed several times, and the country has grown from the original four provinces to the current ten provinces and three territories
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Sarnia
SARNIA is a city in Southwestern Ontario
Ontario
, Canada, and had a 2016 population of 71,594. It is the largest city on Lake Huron
Lake Huron
and in Lambton County . Sarnia
Sarnia
is located on the eastern bank of the junction between the Upper and Lower Great Lakes
Great Lakes
where Lake Huron
Lake Huron
flows into the St. Clair River
St. Clair River
, which forms the Canada-United States border , directly across from Port Huron
Port Huron
, Michigan. The city's natural harbour first attracted the French explorer La Salle , who named the site "The Rapids" when he had horses and men pull his 45 tonnes (50 short tons; 44 long tons) barque " Le Griffon " up the almost four-knot current of the St. Clair River
St. Clair River
on 23 August 1679
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