York was incorporated as the City of Toronto on March 6, 1834, reverting to its original native name.Reformist politician William Lyon Mackenzie became the first Mayor of Toronto and led the unsuccessful Upper Canada Rebellion of 1837 against the British colonial government.Sidewalk Toronto will combine forward-thinking urban design and new digital technology to create people-centred neighbourhoods that achieve precedent-setting levels of sustainability, affordability, mobility, and economic opportunity.Precincts: Oct 4, 2017 Waterfront Toronto issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) on March 17, 2017 entitled: Innovation and Funding Partner for the Quayside Development Opportunity.Launched in partnership today, this request for qualifications invites talented and experienced design teams to pre-qualify for a competition that will seek design proposals for Toronto’s York Street Park and Rees Street Park, integrating them into a growing collection of vibrant public spaces along Toronto’s waterfront.
The town's settlement formed at the eastern end of the harbour behind the peninsula, near the present-day intersection of Parliament Street and Front Street (in the "Old Town" area). The surrender of the town was negotiated by John Strachan.
The first significant population influx occurred when the Great Irish Famine brought a large number of Irish to the city, some of them transient, and most of them Catholic.
By 1851, the Irish-born population had become the largest single ethnic group in the city.
), officially the City of Toronto, is the capital of the Canadian province of Ontario.
Building resilient infrastructure in the Port Lands will increase Toronto’s capacity to adapt to climate change impacts and unlock the potential for the Port Lands to be home to the healthy, prosperous complete communities of the future.