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Toronto: City in Canada and capital of Ontario
Toronto is the capital city of the Canadian province of Ontario. With a recorded population of 2,731,571 in 2016, it is the most populous city in Canada and the fourth most populous city in North America. The city is the anchor of the Golden Horseshoe, an urban agglomeration of 9,245,438 people surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario, while the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) proper had a 2016 population of 6,417,516. 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.

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Baloch, Sindhis and Pashtuns stage protest in Toronto to mark International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances [Video]

Baloch, Sindhis and Pashtuns stage protest in Toronto to mark International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Baloch, Sindhis and Pashtuns staged a protest on August 30 in Canada's Toronto to mark International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances. The protestors demanded United Nations (UN) and..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:49Published
Demonstrators chant ‘Modi, Modi’, praise India in Toronto’s anti-China protests [Video]

Demonstrators chant ‘Modi, Modi’, praise India in Toronto’s anti-China protests

Anti-China protests were held in Canada’s Toronto on August 01. It was organized by Canada Hong Kong Link & Bangladesh Minority Rights Alliance. Indian, Tibetan, Vietnamese & Taiwanese diaspora..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 01:47Published
Anti-China protest in Toronto against Chinese oppression [Video]

Anti-China protest in Toronto against Chinese oppression

A protest was carried out in downtown Toronto against Chinese oppression on August 01. Protestors urged the international community to take measures to tackle Chinese oppression. The protest was..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:57Published

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2020 Games postponement signals growing power shift from IOC to athletes

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Report says China internet firms censored coronavirus terms, criticism early in outbreak

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Canadian province Ontario confirms eighth case of coronavirus disease

Canada's province of Ontario confirmed its eighth case of the COVID-19 disease caused by the newly-identified coronavirus in its capital city of Toronto, health officials said late on Friday.
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Thousands of Canadians mourn Iran crash victims at memorials

About 2,000 people packed a memorial in Toronto on Sunday to remember the victims of a Ukrainian airliner shot down in Iran in a disaster that killed 57 Canadians, mainly of Iranian descent.
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The Canadian province of Ontario on Sunday apologized for wrongly raising the alarm about an incident at a massive nuclear power station near Toronto and blamed a training exercise mistake.
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Canada's Trudeau says more gun control needed after Toronto area shootings

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday promised tougher action on gun control if he is re-elected next month after a recent string of deadly shootings near Toronto, Canada's biggest city.
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Canadian PM Trudeau calls for action as gun violence spikes in Toronto

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday that a recent spate of gun violence in the country's biggest city Toronto requires a "common sense firearms policy" and called for action.
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Canadian police nab nine suspected members of powerful Mafia clan

Canadian police on Thursday said they had arrested nine suspected members of a powerful Mafia clan with roots in southern Italy involved in money laundering and illegal gambling in the Toronto area,..
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