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Prince Edward Viaduct
The Prince Edward Viaduct
Prince Edward Viaduct
System, commonly referred to as the Bloor Viaduct, is the name of a truss arch bridge system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, that connects Bloor Street
Bloor Street
East, on the west side of the system, with Danforth Avenue
Danforth Avenue
on the east. The system includes the Rosedale Valley phase (a smaller structure, referred to as the Rosedale Valley Bridge, carrying Bloor Street
Bloor Street
over the Rosedale Ravine) and the Sherbourne Phase, an embankment built to extend Bloor Street East to the Rosedale Ravine from Sherbourne Street
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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Flashforward (novel)
Flashforward is a science fiction novel by Canadian author Robert J. Sawyer first published in 1999. The novel is set in 2009. At CERN, the Large Hadron Collider accelerator is performing a run to search for the Higgs boson. The experiment has a unique side effect; the entire human race loses their consciousness for about two minutes. During that time, nearly everyone sees themselves roughly twenty-one years and six months in the future. Each individual experiences the future through the senses of his or her future self. This "flashforward" results in countless deaths and accidents involving vehicles, aircraft, and any other device needing human control at the time of the experiment. The novel inspired the 2009 television series FlashForward.Contents1 Plot summary 2 Philosophical and scientific issues discussed 3 TV adaptation 4 See also 5 External linksPlot summary[edit] Lloyd Simcoe, a 45-year-old Canadian particle physicist, oversees a run of the Large Hadron Collider
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John B. Parkin
John Burnett Parkin (26 June 1911 – 17 August 1975) was a Canadian architect. Parkin is best known as the principal of the firm John B. Parkin Associates, which operated from 1947 to 1968 and produced the largest body of mid-century modern architecture in Canada.Contents1 Biography 2 Post Parkin 3 Works 4 References 5 External linksBiography[edit] After receiving his Dip. Arch. from the University of Toronto in 1935, Parkin moved to London, England, where he worked briefly for the National Coal Board, H.M. Office of Works and finally for the London practice of Howard and Souster. He returned to Canada in 1937 where he operated in private practice until 1947. He entered into an architectural practice with John Cresswell Parkin in 1947 and was joined, two months later, by his brother, landscape architect Edmond T. Parkin (1912–1994). Parkin's records are held at the Canadian Architectural Archives in Calgary as the John B
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Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate
Golden Gate
Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the one-mile-wide (1.6 km) strait connecting San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The structure links the American city of San Francisco, California
California
– the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula – to Marin County, carrying both U.S. Route 101
U.S. Route 101
and California State Route 1
California State Route 1
across the strait. The bridge is one of the most internationally recognized symbols of San Francisco, California, and the United States
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San Francisco, California
 CaliforniaCSA San Jose–San Francisco–OaklandMetro San Francisco–Oakland–HaywardMission June 29, 1776[1]Incorporated April 15, 1850[2]Founded by José Joaquín Moraga Francisco PalóuNamed for St
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Toronto City Council
The Toronto
Toronto
City Council
City Council
is the governing body of the City of Toronto in Ontario, Canada. Members represent wards throughout the city, and are known as councillors. For ease of electoral division, wards are based upon the city's federal electoral districts as of the year 2000. While the federal districts have been redistributed since then, the ward boundaries remain the same
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Saint Monica (film)
Saint Monica is a 2002 Canadian film written and directed by Terrance Odette. It was nominated for Best Lead Performance by a Female actress (Genevieve Buechner) in a Feature Length Drama at the 2002 Leo Awards and won Best Achievement in Music for an Original Song ("Com Estas Asas" by Carlos Lopes) at the 2003 Genie Awards. Plot[edit] A young girl who is intrigued with her Roman Catholic upbringing. Monica likes to play with angel and Blessed Virgin Mary figurines the way other girls play with dolls. She sneaks out of the house to go to church. Set in Toronto's Portuguese-Canadian community, Monica lives with her mother Icelia and lethargic uncle Albert in a basement suite. Icelia has just gotten out of an abusive relationship and has recently moved to a new neighborhood to avoid her ex. Her uncle is in charge of watching her while her mom is at work, which is most of the time. Albert hates looking after his niece and would rather watch movies in peace
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Resident Evil
Resident Evil, known in Japan as Biohazard,[a] is a media franchise created by Shinji Mikami
Shinji Mikami
and Tokuro Fujiwara[1][2] and owned by the Japanese video game company Capcom. The franchise focuses on a series of survival horror games and incorporates live-action films, animations, comic books, novels, audio dramas, and merchandise. The story follows outbreaks of zombies and other monsters created mainly by the Umbrella Corporation. The first Resident Evil
Resident Evil
was released in 1996, taking place in a mansion overrun with zombies. The franchise has grown to encompass numerous sequels of various genres, incorporating elements of action, exploration, and puzzle solving, and storylines inspired by horror and action films
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Room (2015 Film)
Room is a 2015 independent drama film directed by Lenny Abrahamson and written by Emma Donoghue, based on her novel of the same name. It stars Brie Larson as a woman who has been held captive for seven years, and whose 5-year-old son (Jacob Tremblay) was born in captivity. Their escape allows the boy to experience the outside world for the first time. The film also stars Joan Allen, Sean Bridgers, and William H. Macy. The film was a co-production of Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the United States and was shot in Toronto, with the eponymous set built at Pinewood Toronto Studios. The crew designed each part of the Room set to be removable to fit the crew. Larson researched trauma and nutrition for her part. Room premiered at the Telluride Film Festival on 4 September 2015 and later screened at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, where it received the People's Choice Award. The film had a limited release in the U.S. on 16 October 2015
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In Gabriel's Kitchen
In Gabriel's Kitchen is the debut play of Salvatore Antonio, centering on an Italian-Canadian family's reaction to their son's homosexuality. For Gabriel, the youngest son, falling in love leads to decisions which cannot be reversed. For Gabriel's family, the subsequent loss of their favorite child means a silence of denial and the slow crumbling of a family built on Old World morals. The play was first produced at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre from 7–26 March 2006. The production was directed by David Oiye. Marc Bendavid played the title role, with Toni Ellwand playing his mother, Paul Fauteux his brother, Michael Miranda his father, and Kristopher Turner as his boyfriend. The play went on to be translated into Italian, and was performed in October 2006, at Teatro Della Limonaia, in Florence, Italy. The script was published in May 2007. As a playwright, Salvatore has been nominated for the 2007 Governor General's Award for English drama, for his debut work In Gabriel's Kitchen. Mr
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Barenaked Ladies
Barenaked Ladies
Barenaked Ladies
is a Canadian rock band. The band is composed of Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn, Ed Robertson
Ed Robertson
and Tyler Stewart. Barenaked Ladies formed in 1988 in Scarborough, Ontario
Ontario
(now incorporated into the City of Toronto), as a duo of Robertson and Steven Page.[1] Brothers Jim and Andy Creeggan
Andy Creeggan
joined at the end of 1989, and Stewart was added in 1990 while Andy was on hiatus from the group. Andy departed permanently in 1995 citing musical differences and was replaced by Hearn. Page left in 2009, reducing the group to a quartet. Upon forming, the band quickly developed a cult following in their native Canada culminating in their self-titled 1991 cassette becoming the first independent release ever to be certified gold in Canada. The band then received a major record deal with Reprise Records
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Canadian Dollar
The Canadian dollar
Canadian dollar
(symbol: $; code: CAD; French: dollar canadien) is the currency of Canada. It is abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or sometimes Can$[1] or C$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.[2] It is divided into 100 cents (¢). Owing to the image of a loon on the one-dollar coin, the currency is sometimes referred to as the loonie by foreign exchange traders and analysts,[3] as it is by Canadians
Canadians
in general, or huard in French. Accounting for approximately 2% of all global reserves, the Canada's dollar is the fifth most held reserve currency in the world, behind the U.S
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Bruce Cockburn
Bruce Douglas Cockburn OC (/ˈkoʊbərn/; born May 27, 1945)[1] is a Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist
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The Constantines
Constantines
Constantines
is an indie rock band from Guelph, Ontario, Canada.Contents1 History 2 Members2.1 Current members 2.2 Former members3 Discography3.1 Albums 3.2 EPs 3.3 Singles 3.4 Splits 3.5 Compilation appearances 3.6 TV appearances4 See also 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] The band was formed by Steve Lambke, Bryan Webb, Doug MacGregor, and Dallas Wehrle
Dallas Wehrle
in 1999, following the break-up of Webb and MacGregor's emotional hardcore band Shoulder
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Degrassi Junior High
Degrassi Junior High is a Canadian television series, the second series in the Degrassi franchise. The program aired on CBC Television from 1987 to 1989. The teen drama followed the lives of a group of students attending the titular fictional school
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