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Toronto
TORONTO (/təˈrɒntoʊ/ ( listen ) tə-RON-toh , locally (help ·info )) is the capital of the Canadian province of Ontario
Ontario
. It is located within the Golden Horseshoe in Southern Ontario
Ontario
on the northern shore of Lake Ontario
Ontario
. With 2,731,571 residents in 2016, it is the largest city in Canada
Canada
and fourth-largest city in North America by population. Also in 2016, the Toronto
Toronto
census metropolitan area (CMA), the majority of which is within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), had a population of 5,928,040, making it Canada’s most populous CMA . A global city , Toronto
Toronto
is a 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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United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Ireland
The UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND was established as a sovereign state on 1 January 1801 by the Acts of Union 1800
Acts of Union 1800
, which merged the kingdoms of Great Britain
Great Britain
and Ireland
Ireland
. The growing desire for an Irish Republic
Irish Republic
led to the Irish War of Independence , which resulted in Ireland
Ireland
seceding from the Union and forming the Irish Free State in 1922. Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
remained part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, and the state was consequently renamed the " United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Great Britain and Northern Ireland". The UK financed the European coalition that defeated France in 1815 in the Napoleonic Wars
Napoleonic Wars

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Kingdom Of France
The KINGDOM OF FRANCE (French : Royaume de France) was a medieval and early modern monarchy in Western Europe
Western Europe
. It was one of the most powerful states in Europe and a great power since the Late Middle Ages and the Hundred Years\' War . It was also an early colonial power , with possessions around the world. France
France
originated as West Francia
West Francia
( Francia Occidentalis), the western half of the Carolingian Empire
Carolingian Empire
, with the Treaty of Verdun (843). A branch of the Carolingian dynasty
Carolingian dynasty
continued to rule until 987, when Hugh Capet was elected king and founded the Capetian dynasty
Capetian dynasty

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Municipal Corporation
A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION is the legal term for a local governing body , including (but not necessarily limited to) cities , counties , towns , townships , charter townships , villages , and boroughs . The term can also be used to describe municipally owned corporations . Municipal corporations are by definition incorporated, in contrast to unincorporated areas . CONTENTS* 1 Municipal corporation
Municipal corporation
as local self-government * 1.1 Canada * 1.2 India * 1.3 Ireland * 1.4 United States * 2 Municipal corporation
Municipal corporation
as enterprises * 3 See also * 4 References MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AS LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENTMunicipal incorporation occurs when such municipalities become self-governing entities under the laws of the state or province in which they are located. Often, this event is marked by the award or declaration of a municipal charter
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Mayor–council Government
The MAYOR–COUNCIL GOVERNMENT SYSTEM is one of the two most common forms of local government in the United States . It is the one most frequently adopted in large cities, although the other form, council–manager government , is the typical local government form of more municipalities. Characterized by having a mayor who is elected by the voters, the mayor –council variant may be broken down into two main variations depending on the relationship between the legislative and executive branches, becoming a weak-mayor or a strong-mayor variation based upon the powers of the office. These forms are used principally in modern representative municipal governments in the United States, but also are used in some other countries
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Shaun Chen
SHAUN CHEN (Chinese : 陳泓宇; pinyin : Chén Hóngyǔ, born Tey Kim Soon, 3 November 1978) is a Malaysia
Malaysia
- born actor based in Singapore
Singapore
and contracted artiste under MediaCorp
MediaCorp
. Chen is most notable for starring in the long-running drama series Holland V and for playing villains in several drama series. He received his first award, the Rocket Award, at the Star Awards 2015 Show 1, for being the most improved artiste in 2014. He starred as the lead character in both Blessings and The Journey: Tumultuous Times . He further clinched the Best Actor award for The Journey: Tumultuous Times and was voted into the Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes list at the Star Awards 2015 Show 2
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Member Of Parliament (Canada)
A MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament . In many countries with bicameral parliaments, this category includes specifically members of the lower house, as upper houses often have a different title. Member of Congress (MOC) is an equivalent term in other jurisdictions. Members of parliament tend to form parliamentary groups (also called parliamentary parties) with members of the same political party
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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. 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 . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Kingdom Of Great Britain
The KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN, officially called simply GREAT BRITAIN, was a sovereign state in western Europe from 1 May 1707 to 31 December 1800. The state came into being following the Treaty of Union in 1706, ratified by the Acts of Union 1707
Acts of Union 1707
, which united the kingdoms of England
England
and Scotland
Scotland
to form a single kingdom encompassing the whole island of Great Britain
Great Britain
and its outlying islands, with the exception of the Isle of Man
Isle of Man
and the Channel Islands . It also did not include Ireland
Ireland
, which remained a separate realm. The unitary state was governed by a single parliament and government that was based in Westminster
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Gary Anandasangaree
SATHIYASANGAREE "GARY" ANANDASANGAREE (Tamil : சத்தியசங்கரி ஆனந்தசங்கரி) is a Tamil Canadian lawyer, human rights activist and politician. He was elected to represent the riding of Scarborough—Rouge Park in the House of Commons in the 2015 federal election . CONTENTS * 1 Early life and family * 2 Career * 3 Politics * 4 Electoral record * 5 References * 6 External links EARLY LIFE AND FAMILYAnandasangaree is the son of V. Anandasangaree , a leading Sri Lankan Tamil politician. His parents separated in 1980 and he and his mother moved to Ireland. They had planned to return to Sri Lanka in July 1983 when the Black July
Black July
anti-Tamil riots broke out. Changing plans, Anandasangaree and his mother travelled to Canada on August 31, 1983. Anandasangaree is estranged from his father and has only met him twice since 1983
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Julie Dzerowicz
JULIANA ROMA "JULIE" DZEROWICZ is a Canadian Liberal politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Davenport in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election . Dzerowicz has earned degrees from McGill University and the University of British Columbia
University of British Columbia
, completing both degrees through an international exchange at Institut Commercial de Nancy and the London Business School , respectively. Prior to her election, she worked in the financial sector and as a senior political staffer to former provincial cabinet minister Gerry Phillips . She also worked and as a vice-president for policy for the Ontario Liberal Party . Dzerowicz's father was Ukrainian . Her mother was born in Mexico
Mexico
in a family originating from the Basque region in northern Spain
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Ali Ehsassi
ALI EHSASSI (Persian : علی احساسی‎‎‎; born April 24, 1970) is a Canadian Liberal politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Willowdale in the House of Commons of Canada
House of Commons of Canada
in the 2015 federal election . CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Electoral record * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links BIOGRAPHYEhsassi was born in Geneva
Geneva
, Switzerland
Switzerland
and was raised in New York City before living in Iran
Iran
for several years in his childhood. He arrived in Canada
Canada
with his family at the age of 15. He attended York University
York University
as well as Georgetown University
Georgetown University
Law School, having obtained his LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School, and his LL.M
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Census Divisions Of Ontario
The CENSUS DIVISIONS OF ONTARIO are used by Statistics Canada
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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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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Merger (politics)
A MERGER, CONSOLIDATION or AMALGAMATION, in a political or administrative sense, is the combination of two or more political or administrative entities, such as municipalities (in other words cities , towns , etc.), counties , districts , etc., into a single entity. This term is used when the process occurs within a sovereign entity. Unbalanced growth or outward expansion of one neighbor may necessitate an administrative decision to merge (see urban sprawl ). In some cases, common perception of continuity may be a factor in prompting such a process (see conurbation ). Some cities (see below ) that have gone though amalgamation or a similar process had several administrative sub-divisions or jurisdictions, each with a separate person in charge
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Julie Dabrusin
JULIE DABRUSIN (born April 16, 1971) is a Canadian Liberal politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Toronto—Danforth in the House of Commons of Canada
House of Commons of Canada
in the 2015 federal election . Dabrusin earned university degrees in law and Middle Eastern studies, and then spent thirteen years as an attorney with Rogers Partners LLP, as well as a year as commission counsel to an inquiry into government procurement. She and her family moved to the Danforth area in 1998. In 2011 she left her legal career to focus on raising her two daughters and participating in various community organizing and charitable activities aimed at promoting and preserving Toronto's public parks. In 2013, she was a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
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