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Location Toronto, Ontario

Toronto ( (listen) tə-RON-toh; locally [təˈɹɒɾ̃ə], [ˈtɹɒɾ̃ə]) is the capital city of the Canadian province of Ontario. With a recorded population of 2,794,356 in 2021, 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 9,765,188 people (as of 2021) surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario, while the Greater Toronto Area proper had a 2021 population of 6,712,341. Toronto is an international centre of business, finance, arts, sports and culture, and is recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world.

Open spaces[edit | edit source]

Public spaces of Toronto

Cycling activism[edit | edit source]

Bike Pirates, a DIY bike shop - Urban Repair Squad - wikipedia:Cycling in Toronto

Bike Share Toronto is a bicycle-sharing system in Toronto, Canada. The system consists of 6850 bicycles and 625 stations, and covers over 200 square kilometres (80 square miles) of the city, from Finch Avenue in the north, Rouge Park in the east, Lake Ontario to the south, and to Long Branch to the west. Bike Share Toronto recorded 3,575,000 trips in 2021. The system was launched in 2011 by PBSC Urban Solutions under the BIXI brand and was taken over by the Toronto Parking Authority in 2014.

Food activism[edit | edit source]

Sharing[edit | edit source]

The Sharing Depot, community hub where members have access to a wide range of things without owning or storing them.

Toronto Tool Library

Institute for a Resource-Based Economy

Maps: google.com/maps

Resources[edit | edit source]

Events[edit | edit source]

2015

June 6 100in1day Toronto, transform your city

Community resources[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Live Green Toronto Map

Video[edit | edit source]

News and comment[edit | edit source]

2017

Driving community change through campaigning: Open Democracy Project at the CC Summit, Apr 20 [1]

New Sharing Depot Opening Reflects Success of Toronto's Library of Things Movement, Apr 10 [2]

2016

Sharing Depot Brings Library of Things to Toronto, May 23 [3]

Metro Buses Converted Into Mobile Food Markets For Low Income Neighborhoods, Apr 19 [4]

2015

The forgotten space under a Toronto highway is becoming a huge park, Nov 20 [5]

2014

How an Oven Changed the Fate of a Neglected Toronto Park, September 18 [6]

Toronto's reference library gets a makerspace, February 6 [7]

2013

Bike Pirates recycles broken bikes to make cycling more accessible, September 4 [8]


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Keywords canadian cities
Authors Phil Green
Published 2014
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
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