The original borders of Toronto were expanded through amalgamation with surrounding municipalities at various times in its history, the results of which can be seen in the 140 independently unique and clearly defined official neighbourhoods that make up the city.
Its economy is highly diversified with strengths in technology, design, financial services, life sciences, education, arts, fashion, business services, environmental innovation, food services, and tourism.
In the 1660s, the Iroquois established two villages within what is today Toronto, Ganatsekwyagon on the banks of the Rouge River and Teiaiagonon the banks of the Humber River.
By 1701, the Mississauga had displaced the Iroquois, who abandoned the Toronto area at the end of the Beaver Wars.
This refers to the northern end of what is now Lake Simcoe, where the Huron had planted tree saplings to corral fish.
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.
C.), University of Trinity College (Trin.), Victoria University (Vic.), University of St. M.), Innis College (Innis), New College (New), Knox College (Knox), Regis College (Regis), Wycliffe College (Wyc.), Woodsworth College (Wdw.), Massey College (Massey), Scarborough Campus (UTSC) and Mississauga Campus (UTM).
To avoid redundancy, alumni who hold or have held faculty positions in the University of Toronto are placed on this list of alumni, and do not appear on the list of faculty.During the American Revolutionary War, the region saw an influx of British settlers as United Empire Loyalists fled for the unsettled lands north of Lake Ontario.