It is located within the Golden Horseshoe in Southern Ontario on the northern shore of Lake Ontario.
With 2,731,571 residents in 2016, it is the largest city in Canada and fourth-largest city in North America by population.
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.
For brief periods Toronto was twice the capital of the united Province of Canada: first from 1849 to 1852, following unrest in Montreal, and later 1856–1858, after which Quebec became the capital until 1866 (one year before Canadian Confederation).
The RFP details the project objectives and the process, which includes a blackout period that must be observed by all proponents and participants until our Board of Directors has approved the selected partner and the formal announcement is made.
We expect to make that announcement later this fall.
), officially the City of Toronto, is the capital of the Canadian province of Ontario.
However, the word "Toronto", meaning "plenty" also appears in a French lexicon of the Huron language in 1632, A portage route from Lake Ontario to Lake Huron running through this point, the Toronto Carrying-Place Trail, led to widespread use of the name.