North York

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North York is a district of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.wikipedia
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York, Toronto

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It was first created as a township in 1922 out of the northern part of the former township of York, a municipality that was located along the western border of Old Toronto.
It is located northwest of Old Toronto, southwest of North York and east of Etobicoke, where it is bounded by the Humber River.

Scarborough, Toronto

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It is located directly north of Old Toronto, between Etobicoke to the west and Scarborough to the east.
It borders Old Toronto, East York and North York in the west and the city of Markham in the north.

Old Toronto

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It is located directly north of Old Toronto, between Etobicoke to the west and Scarborough to the east. The ward of Willowdale has a population that is 12% Korean, and Yonge Street between Sheppard Avenue and Finch Avenue has been unofficially known as Koreatown North (north is used in order to distinguish it from the older Koreatown in Old Toronto).
Finally, in 1998, it was amalgamated with the other cities of Metropolitan Toronto (York, North York, Etobicoke, Scarborough); and the borough of East York, into the present-day city of Toronto.

Toronto City Council

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It now forms the largest part of the area served by the "North York Community Council", a committee of Toronto City Council.
Before that Toronto had a Board of Control, as did former cities North York and Etobicoke.

Toronto propane explosion

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On August 10, 2008, a massive explosion occurred at the Sunrise Propane Industrial Gases propane facility just southwest of the Toronto-Downsview Airport.
The Toronto propane explosion (also known as the Sunrise Propane incident) was a series of explosions and ensuing fire that took place on the morning of August 10, 2008, in Downsview, North York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Toronto

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North York is a district of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
In 1967, the seven smallest municipalities of Metropolitan Toronto were merged with larger neighbours, resulting in a six-municipality configuration that included the former city of Toronto and the surrounding municipalities of East York, Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough, and York.

Jane and Finch

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Some of the neighbourhoods with the largest percentage of visible minorities in North York include the Yorkwoods-Driftwood area in Jane and Finch at 95%, the Weston-Finch area in Emery at 91%, the Driftwood-Shoreham area in Jane and Finch at 88%, and the St. Dennis-Rochefort area in Flemingdon Park at 87%. The two census tracts/neighbourhoods with the largest percentage of Black Canadians in all of Toronto are located in North York with the Black Creek–Martha Eaton Way area in Brookhaven-Amesbury at 48%, and the Yorkwoods–Driftwood area in Jane and Finch at 47%.
Jane and Finch is a neighbourhood located in the northwest end of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in the district of North York.

Flemingdon Park

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Some of the neighbourhoods with the largest percentage of visible minorities in North York include the Yorkwoods-Driftwood area in Jane and Finch at 95%, the Weston-Finch area in Emery at 91%, the Driftwood-Shoreham area in Jane and Finch at 88%, and the St. Dennis-Rochefort area in Flemingdon Park at 87%.
Flemingdon Park is a multicultural community in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located in the city's North York district.

Hillcrest Village

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31% of the residents in the Don Valley North electoral district are of Chinese descent, and the neighbourhood with the largest percentage of Chinese Canadians in North York is the Aspenwood-Cliffwood area in Hillcrest Village at 58%.
Hillcrest Village is a neighbourhood located in the district of North York at the northernmost tip of the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Finch Avenue

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On April 23, 2018, one of the deadliest attacks in Toronto's history occurred in the North York Centre area, in which a van intentionally hit pedestrians along Yonge Street from Finch Avenue to Sheppard Avenue. The ward of Willowdale has a population that is 12% Korean, and Yonge Street between Sheppard Avenue and Finch Avenue has been unofficially known as Koreatown North (north is used in order to distinguish it from the older Koreatown in Old Toronto).
At its intersection with Yonge Street in North York, the Finch subway station and the Finch Bus Terminal carry some of the highest numbers of commuters in the city.

North York City Centre

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On April 23, 2018, one of the deadliest attacks in Toronto's history occurred in the North York Centre area, in which a van intentionally hit pedestrians along Yonge Street from Finch Avenue to Sheppard Avenue. It was declared a borough in 1967, and later became a city in 1979, attracting high-density residences, rapid transit, and a number of corporate headquarters in North York City Centre, its central business district.
North York City Centre is a central business district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in the district of North York.

Toronto van attack

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On April 23, 2018, one of the deadliest attacks in Toronto's history occurred in the North York Centre area, in which a van intentionally hit pedestrians along Yonge Street from Finch Avenue to Sheppard Avenue.
According to his LinkedIn profile, he was a student at Seneca College in North York from 2011 to 2018 and lives in Richmond Hill.

Sheppard Avenue

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On April 23, 2018, one of the deadliest attacks in Toronto's history occurred in the North York Centre area, in which a van intentionally hit pedestrians along Yonge Street from Finch Avenue to Sheppard Avenue. The ward of Willowdale has a population that is 12% Korean, and Yonge Street between Sheppard Avenue and Finch Avenue has been unofficially known as Koreatown North (north is used in order to distinguish it from the older Koreatown in Old Toronto).
East of Yonge Street, Sheppard travels east through North York to Highway 404.

Amesbury, Toronto

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The two census tracts/neighbourhoods with the largest percentage of Black Canadians in all of Toronto are located in North York with the Black Creek–Martha Eaton Way area in Brookhaven-Amesbury at 48%, and the Yorkwoods–Driftwood area in Jane and Finch at 47%.
Amesbury is a neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, formerly in North York before it was amalgamated into Toronto in 1998.

Humbermede

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Some of the neighbourhoods with the largest percentage of visible minorities in North York include the Yorkwoods-Driftwood area in Jane and Finch at 95%, the Weston-Finch area in Emery at 91%, the Driftwood-Shoreham area in Jane and Finch at 88%, and the St. Dennis-Rochefort area in Flemingdon Park at 87%.
By 1960, the area started being converted to urban uses, as part of North York.

Parkway Forest

Furthermore, the neighbourhood of Parkway Forest has the highest percentage of recent immigrants in all of the Greater Toronto Area, with almost 1 in 4 residents (24%) arriving in Canada less than 5 years ago.
It is located in the north of the city, in the former City of North York, which was merged with five other municipalities and a regional government to form the new "City of Toronto" in 1998.

Victoria Park Avenue

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Chinese cultural groups dominate the central and east end of North York that is north of Highway 401 from Yonge Street to Victoria Park Avenue.
It is the western border of Scarborough, separating it from Old Toronto, East York, and North York.

Willowdale, Toronto

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The ward of Willowdale has a population that is 12% Korean, and Yonge Street between Sheppard Avenue and Finch Avenue has been unofficially known as Koreatown North (north is used in order to distinguish it from the older Koreatown in Old Toronto).
Willowdale is a neighbourhood in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located in the district of North York.

Filipino Canadians

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Filipinos are the fastest growing community in North York, and is already home to the largest Filipino community in Toronto.

Newtonbrook

The neighbourhood with the largest percentage of West Asians in North York is on the east side of Yonge and Steeles in Newtonbrook at 21%.
It is located in the area around Yonge Street and Finch Avenue in the district of North York between the east and west branches of the Don River.

Yonge Street

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On April 23, 2018, one of the deadliest attacks in Toronto's history occurred in the North York Centre area, in which a van intentionally hit pedestrians along Yonge Street from Finch Avenue to Sheppard Avenue. Chinese cultural groups dominate the central and east end of North York that is north of Highway 401 from Yonge Street to Victoria Park Avenue. The ward of Willowdale has a population that is 12% Korean, and Yonge Street between Sheppard Avenue and Finch Avenue has been unofficially known as Koreatown North (north is used in order to distinguish it from the older Koreatown in Old Toronto).
Leaving the valley north of Highway 401, densities and traffic both significantly increase on entering North York Centre, the downtown core of the former suburban city of North York.

Amalgamation of Toronto

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In 1998, North York was amalgamated with the rest of Metropolitan Toronto to form the new city of Toronto and has since been a secondary economic hub of the city outside Downtown Toronto.
and the townships of Etobicoke, York, North York, East York, and Scarborough.

Greater Toronto Area

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Furthermore, the neighbourhood of Parkway Forest has the highest percentage of recent immigrants in all of the Greater Toronto Area, with almost 1 in 4 residents (24%) arriving in Canada less than 5 years ago.
Originally, the membership in Metropolitan Toronto included the City of Toronto and five townships: East York, Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough and York; as well as seven villages and towns, which became amalgamated into their surrounding townships in 1967.

Maple Leaf, Toronto

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In recent years, many Italians have been moving out of North York to Woodbridge, but there are still many predominant Italian communities in North York, with the largest percentage being in the North Park area of Maple Leaf at 42%.
It is located in the southwest of the North York district.

Westminster–Branson

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The North York neighbourhood with the largest percentage of immigrants in is the Bathurst–Steeles area of Westminster–Branson, where 73% of its population were not born in Canada.
They are in the northernmost part of the city within the area of North York.