Toronto ( (listen), locally ) 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 (as of 2016) surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario, while the Greater Toronto Area 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.
Open spaces[edit | edit source]
Cycling activism[edit | edit source]
Bike Share Toronto is a bicycle-sharing system located in Toronto, Canada. The system was launched in 2011 by PBSC under the BIXI brand. It was taken over by the Toronto Parking Authority (TPA) in 2014. Available year-round, the system consists of 6850 bicycles and 625 stations. As of 2020, the system covers over 200 square kilometres (80 square miles) of Toronto — from Finch Avenue in the north, Rouge Park in the east, Lake Ontario to the south, and to Long Branch, Toronto to the west.
As of May 2020, Bike Share Toronto has almost 234,000 active members.
Food activism[edit | edit source]
- FoodShare, non-profit that works with communities and schools to deliver healthy food and food education *The Stop Community Food Centre
Sharing[edit | edit source]
The Sharing Depot, community hub where members have access to a wide range of things without owning or storing them.
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Community resources[edit | edit source]
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News and comment[edit | edit source]
Driving community change through campaigning: Open Democracy Project at the CC Summit, Apr 20 
New Sharing Depot Opening Reflects Success of Toronto's Library of Things Movement, Apr 10 
Sharing Depot Brings Library of Things to Toronto, May 23 
Metro Buses Converted Into Mobile Food Markets For Low Income Neighborhoods, Apr 19 
The forgotten space under a Toronto highway is becoming a huge park, Nov 20 
How an Oven Changed the Fate of a Neglected Toronto Park, September 18 
Toronto's reference library gets a makerspace, February 6 
Bike Pirates recycles broken bikes to make cycling more accessible, September 4 
Events[edit | edit source]
June 6 100in1day Toronto, transform your city