. Toronto Raptors Basketball NBA Toronto Scotiabank Arena Toronto Ontario Canada Business directory. ! See also: Annual events in Toronto List of festivals in Toronto and Recreation in Toronto Upper Canada College The UNDP was founded on 22 November 1965 with the merging of the Expanded Programme of Technical Assistance (EPTA) and the Special Fund the rationale was to "avoid duplication of [their] activities" the EPTA was set up in 1949 to help the economic and political aspects of underdeveloped countries while the Special Fund was to enlarge the scope of UN technical assistance the Special Fund arose from the idea of a Special United Nations Fund for Economic Development (SUNFED) (which was initially called the United Nations Fund for Economic Development (UNFED) Countries such as the Nordic countries were proponents of such a United Nations (UN) controlled fund However the fund was opposed by developed countries especially by the United States who was wary of the Third World dominating such a funding and preferred it to be under the auspices of the World Bank the concept of SUNFED was dropped to form the Special Fund This Special Fund was a compromise over the SUNFED concept it did not provide investment capital but only helped to bring pre-conditions for private investment With the US proposing and creating the International Development Association within the World Bank's umbrella the EPTA and the Special Fund appeared to be conducting similar work in 1962 the United Nations Economic and Social Council asked the Secretary General to consider the merits and disadvantages of merging UN technical assistance programs and in 1966 the EPTA and the Special Fund merged to form the UNDP Budget. Region Durham Region Halton Region Peel Region City of Toronto York Region. . . Toronto Ontario Canada Business directory, 21 Midfielder Jonathan Osorio Canada, See also: List of airports in New Brunswick.
. Former City of Etobicoke 1.2.2 Members of the Toronto Public School Board, History Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the most populous city in Canada with a population of 2,731,571 in 2016 Current to 2016 the Toronto census metropolitan area (CMA) of which the majority is within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) held a population of 5,928,040 making it Canada's most populous CMA the city is the anchor of the Golden Horseshoe an urban agglomeration of 9,245,438 people (as of 2016) surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario. 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 People have travelled through and inhabited the Toronto area situated on a broad sloping plateau interspersed with rivers deep ravines and urban forest for more than 10,000 years. After the broadly disputed Toronto Purchase when the Mississauga surrendered the area to the British Crown the British established the town of York in 1793 and later designated it as the capital of Upper Canada. During the War of 1812 the town was the site of the Battle of York and suffered heavy damage by United States troops. York was renamed and incorporated in 1834 as the city of Toronto it was designated as the capital of the province of Ontario in 1867 during Canadian Confederation the city proper has since expanded past its original borders through both annexation and amalgamation to its current area of 630.2 km2 (243.3 sq mi) The diverse population of Toronto reflects its current and historical role as an important destination for immigrants to Canada. More than 50 percent of residents belong to a visible minority population group and over 200 distinct ethnic origins are represented among its inhabitants. While the majority of Torontonians speak English as their primary language over 160 languages are spoken in the city Toronto is a prominent centre for music, theatre, motion picture production and television production, and is home to the headquarters of Canada's major national broadcast networks and media outlets. Its varied cultural institutions, which include numerous museums and galleries festivals and public events entertainment districts national historic sites and sports activities, attract over 25 million tourists each year. Toronto is known for its many skyscrapers and high-rise buildings in particular the tallest free-standing structure in the Western Hemisphere the CN Tower The city is home to the Toronto Stock Exchange the headquarters of Canada's five largest banks, and the headquarters of many large Canadian and multinational corporations. Its economy is highly diversified with strengths in technology design financial services life sciences education arts fashion business services environmental innovation food services and tourism Contents. Canadian Championship 7 2009 2010 2011 2012 2016 2017 2018 Toronto recorded 47 homicides in 1999 which as of 2019 remains the city's lowest homicide total since 1986 That year there were a total of 60 homicides across Toronto's census metropolitan area with a murder rate of 1.28 per 100,000 people Motor vehicle theft also known as car theft or in the United States as grand theft auto is the criminal act of stealing or attempting to steal a motor vehicle Nationwide in the United States in 2012 there were an estimated 721,053 motor vehicle thefts or approximately 229.7 motor vehicles stolen for every 100,000 inhabitants Property losses due to motor vehicle theft in 2012 were estimated at $4.3 billion Contents. 2005 8.2% Toronto Ontario Canada Business directory 8 United Kingdom Hampshire United Kingdom Fans celebrate at a Toronto FC match 1 History. .