My Outline

Where I live:

  • I live in a metropolis
  • Toronto has lots of buildings and people
  • It is very diverse and has so many cultures and foods 
  • Many small businesses
  • Toronto’s very accepting
  • Lots of greenery in certain areas but barely any in the downtown cores
  1. Truth and relationship:
  • I lived in Toronto since I was born and lived in different parts of the city like North York, Scarborough etc. 
  • I’m not close with my neighbours because everyone seems to mind their business and elderly.
  • I have lots of friends who live near me and are within walking distance
  • I live near many bus stops, two subway stations and a GO train station, so transit is easily accessible for me 
  • In 1983 Scarborough became a part of Toronto
  • Toronto used to be called york in 1796
  1. Reflect
  • Toronto is very diverse and accepting to anyone 
  • It is a busy city with lots of traffic and has the city lifestyle
  1. Story : When Europeans came to Toronto, they found an Iroquois village known as Teiaiagon on the Humber River. But then the Mississaugas, which is a part of the Ojibwa, moved into the area leading the Iroquois to flee and live along the north of the lake.  After the Independence war in America, Toronto’s land was bought from the Mississaugas. In 1793 John Graves Simcoe moved upper Canada’s capital to Toronto, and he named it York because he did not want an aboriginal name. Throughout the last glacial period, Toronto was under the ice in 13,000 BCE. The very first human settlers came to Toronto around 8500 to 9000 BCE. 

The idea for the final: Making a video about Toronto and its history and significance 

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