6 References 2.1 Climate Toronto (The Annex) 27/18 80/64 -1/-7 30/20 President Bill Manning 1.2.2 Religious schools. 8.1 Songs and slogans 2 Prelude Huron Tract Purchase area located in Southern Ontario highlighted in yellow, As part of the 1763 Treaty of Paris which ended the Seven Years' War global conflict and the French and Indian War in North America Great Britain retained control over the former New France which had been defeated in the French and Indian War the British had won control after Fort Niagara had surrendered in 1759 and Montreal capitulated in 1760 and the British under Robert Rogers took formal control of the Great Lakes region in 1760. Fort Michilimackinac was occupied by Roger's forces in 1761 The territories of contemporary southern Ontario and southern Quebec were initially maintained as the single Province of Quebec as it had been under the French From 1763 to 1791 the Province of Quebec maintained its French language cultural behavioural expectations practices and laws the British passed the Quebec Act in 1774 which expanded the Quebec colony's authority to include part of the Indian Reserve to the west (i.e parts of southern Ontario) and other western territories south of the Great Lakes including much of what would become the United States' Northwest Territory including the modern states of Illinois Indiana Michigan Ohio Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota After the American War of Independence ended in 1783 Britain retained control of the area north of the Ohio River the official boundaries remained undefined until 1795 and the Jay Treaty the British authorities encouraged the movement of people to this area from the United States offering free land to encourage population growth for settlers the head of the family received 100 acres (40 ha) and 50 acres (20 ha) per family member and soldiers received larger grants. These settlers are known as United Empire Loyalists and were primarily English-speaking Protestants the first townships (Royal and Cataraqui) along the St Lawrence and eastern Lake Ontario were laid out in 1784 populated mainly with decommissioned soldiers and their families "Upper Canada" became a political entity on 26 December 1791 with the Parliament of Great Britain's passage of the Constitutional Act of 1791 the act divided the Province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada but did not yet specify official borders for Upper Canada the division was effected so that Loyalist American settlers and British immigrants in Upper Canada could have English laws and institutions and the French-speaking population of Lower Canada could maintain French civil law and the Catholic religion the first lieutenant-governor was John Graves Simcoe.[circular reference], In 2017 the TDSB participated in "Freedom Day" organized by Black Lives Matter during which students and teachers would "skip a day of school in protest" of "anti-black racism in the educational system" Issues of concern were police patrols of TDSB schools and the disproportionate number of black students being suspended and being placed into non-academic educational streams Uniforms and dress code. . 5.1 Current roster 2.2 Faculty of Arts. . . .
A top official from the Toronto District School Board stated that he has concerns about a "controversial contract" between the Trades Council and the Ontario Government and claims that the contract with the trades council is "politically motivated." Chris Bolton the Chairman of the school board stated that the Trade Council is a "major contributors to the Liberals" and even campaigned for the Liberals a government spokesperson stated that Education Minister Laurel Broten decision to retain the Trade Council's services "nothing to do with politics.". 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, Toronto Academy was a former secondary school located on Front Street between Bay and York Streets and had ties to Knox College Toronto Established in 1846 as an alternative to provincial schools it severed ties with Knox College in 1849 and was closed shortly afterwards in 1852. William Lyon Mackenzie's son future Chief Justice Thomas Moss as well as first African Canadian doctor Anderson Ruffin Abbott Before 1987 a number of private Roman Catholic high schools were operated by several religious orders across Toronto in 1987 a number of these schools joined the public Metropolitan Separate School Board after the funding was announced beginning in 1985 They included:.