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Encyclopedia > North York Centre
Photograph of Downtown North York taken in September 2005 by a Wikipedian standing on the west side of Yonge Street, facing north, outside the Toronto Centre for the Arts.
Photograph of Downtown North York taken in September 2005 by a Wikipedian standing on the west side of Yonge Street, facing north, outside the Toronto Centre for the Arts.

North York Centre is the name of the district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, surrounding the Toronto Transit Commission subway station of the same name. Image File history File linksMetadata DowntownNorthYork20050903. ... Image File history File linksMetadata DowntownNorthYork20050903. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in September September 28 : Constance Baker Motley September 25 : M. Scott Peck September 25 : Don Adams September 20 : Simon Wiesenthal September 14 : Robert Wise September 10 : Hermann Bondi September 8 : Donald Horne September 7 : Moussa Arafat... Yonge Street (pronounced young), located in Ontario, Canada, is a major arterial street in Toronto and a provincial highway. ... Toronto Centre for the Arts The Toronto Centre for the Arts, previously known as the Ford Centre for Performing Arts, is designed by Canadian architect Eberhart Zeidler for musicals and theatre productions. ... For other uses, see Toronto (disambiguation). ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English, French (in some areas) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked 4th... The Toronto Transit Commission, or TTC, is a public transport authority that operates buses, streetcars, and rapid transit lines in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Metro is: a general term, synonymous with rapid transit, subway or underground, for an urban underground rail public transit system (see list of rapid transit systems); any of several specific public transport systems, including: Bi-State Development Agency in Missouri and Illinois, d/b/a Metro since 2003 Buffalo Metro...


The subway station is the second last stop on the TTC's Yonge subway line, just before Finch station. It was opened in 1987 even though the subway line to Finch had been opened in 1974. It was built to serve the growing downtown core of the former City of North York. North York had been merged with five other municipalities and a regional government to form the new "City of Toronto" in 1998. The Yonge-University-Spadina Line is the oldest subway line in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, operated by the Toronto Transit Commission. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... North York forms the central part of the northern half of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ...


The Yonge corridor between Finch and Sheppard Avenues grew extensively after the opening of the subway station. To relieve pressure on downtown Toronto, the Official Plan for Metropolitan Toronto encouraged densification at North York Centre (and other suburban centres) permitting high rise condominium towers and office buildings. The Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto was the name of the highest level of municipal government in the Toronto, Ontario, Canada, area from 1954 to 1997. ... A condominium is a form of housing tenure. ...


The North York Centre subway station is accessed through the basement levels of the two shopping malls at the intersection, Empress Walk and North York Centre. North York Centre is a station on the Yonge-University-Spadina line of the Toronto subway. ...


The North York Civic Centre (formerly North York City Hall) contains City of Toronto offices, and faces onto Mel Lastman Square on the west side of Yonge Street. Official Photograph of Mel Lastman Melvin Douglas (Mel) Lastman (born March 9, 1933 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada), was the mayor of the former city of North York from 1972 until 1997. ... Yonge Street (pronounced young), located in Ontario, Canada, is a major arterial street in Toronto and a provincial highway. ...


The station serves Earl Haig Secondary School (2 blocks east), the adjacent North York Central Library, as well as the Empress Walk shopping centre with a movie theatre (above) and a stage theatre (the Toronto Centre for the Arts, three blocks south). Earl Haig Secondary School is a high school of about 2100 students in Willowdale, Toronto. ... A view of the library. ... Toronto Centre for the Arts The Toronto Centre for the Arts, previously known as the Ford Centre for Performing Arts, is designed by Canadian architect Eberhart Zeidler for musicals and theatre productions. ...


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Transit Toronto - Content: North York Centre Station (692 words)
Clearly, the need for a new station is there.' The station, which eventually connected up with the North York City Hall, the North York Public Library and the rest of the $250 million city centre development, began construction in September 1985.
North York Centre Station, once opened, boasted a mezzanine level as well as a platform level.
There is a single collector's booth at the centre of the station and an automatic entrance near the north end.
North York Women's Centre: Membership/Donation Information (147 words)
The North York Women's Centre addresses the well-being of women in the former City of North York.
The Centre is a non-threatening, informal and supportive place, accessible to women of all socio-economic and ethno-racial backgrounds.
If you would like to be a member or make a donation to the NYWC, please print the Membership or Donation Form, complete it and return it to us along with a cheque payable to the North York Women's Centre.
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