- North York
city in SE Ontario, Canada: part of metropolitan Toronto: pop. 590,000
* * *With the cities of Etobicoke, Scarborough, Toronto, and York and the borough of East York, it forms the municipality of Metropolitan Toronto. North York became a borough in 1967 and a city in 1979. Planned industrial and residential development protects more than 4,000 acres (1,620 hectares) of parks and open space. York University and the Black Creek Pioneer Village are among its attractions.
* * *former city (1979–98), southeastern Ontario, Canada. In 1998 it amalgamated with the cities of Toronto, Scarborough, York, and Etobicoke and the borough of East York to become the City of Toronto. North York Township (created in 1922 from York Township) was constituted as a borough in 1967 and became a city in 1979. Following World War II there was planned industrial and residential development. North York has more than 4,000 acres (1,620 hectares) of parks and open space, and the campus of York University (1959) covers 475 acres (192 hectares). The Black Creek Pioneer Village depicts the early settlers' way of life.
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North York — Motto: The City with Heart Lage in Ontario … Deutsch Wikipedia
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