|Borough of East York (Dissolved)|
|Amalgamation||1998 with Toronto|
|- Mayor||David Miller (Toronto Mayor)|
|- Governing Body||Toronto City Council|
|- MPs||Jack Layton, Maria Minna|
|- MPPs||Michael Prue, Peter Tabuns|
|- Total||21. Wikipedia talkFeatured lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This list of countries, arranged alphabetically Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page The provinces and territories of Canada combine to make up the world's second largest country in total area. Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec Year 1967 ( MCMLXVII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. David Raymond Miller (born December 26, 1958) is a Canadian politician Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario The Toronto City Council is the governing body of the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. John Gilbert "Jack" Layton PC MP (born July 18, 1950) is a social democratic Canadian Politician Maria Minna, PC, MP (born March 14, 1948, Pofi, Italy) is a Canadian Politician who represents the Toronto Legislative Assembly is the name given in some countries to either a Legislature, or to one of its chambers. Michael D Prue (born July 14, 1948 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian politician who represents the riding of Beaches—East Peter Tabuns (born October 3, 1951) is a Canadian Politician. Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 26 km² (8. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 2 sq mi)|
|- Density||5,418/km² (14,032. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 6/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|- Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Postal code span||M4C, M4E, M4G, M4H|
East York was formerly a semi-autonomous borough within the overall municipality of Metropolitan Toronto before East York, North York, York, Scarborough, Etobicoke and Toronto were amalgamated into the new "megacity" of Toronto in 1998. The Eastern Time Zone ( ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of North America and the west coast of South America UTC−5 is the Time offset used in the North American Eastern Time Zone during Standard time and in the North American Central Time Zone during Daylight saving time ( DST The Eastern Time Zone ( ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of North America and the west coast of South America UTC−4 is the Time offset used in the Atlantic Standard Time Zone in Canada in winter and the North American Eastern Time Zone during A borough is an Administrative division of various countries In principle the term borough designates a self-governing Township although in practice The Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto was the senior level of Municipal government in the Toronto, Ontario, Canada, area from 1954 to North York forms the central part of the northern half of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. York is a community in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Formerly a separate city it was one of six municipalities Scarborough (ˈskɑrˌbəroʊ ( 2001 Census 593297 is the area that forms the eastern part of the City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Joining two or more political units such as municipalities, counties, or cities into one entity is referred to as amalgamation when the process occurs A megacity is generally defined as a Metropolitan area with a total Population in excess of 10 million people Year 1998 ( MCMXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar) One of East York's claims to fame was that, before the amalgamation, it was Canada's only borough. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page A borough is an Administrative division of various countries In principle the term borough designates a self-governing Township although in practice
It is separated by the Don River from the former City of Toronto. This article is about the river in Toronto Canada For other rivers with the same name see Don River (disambiguation. Old City of Toronto refers to the City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, as it existed before the " Traditional East York is southeast of the river, and the neighbourhoods of Leaside, Bennington Heights and densely-populated Thorncliffe Park are northwest of the river. Leaside is a neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The area takes its name from William Lea and the Lea family who settled there in the Thorncliffe Park is a densely populated Multicultural neighbourhood in central east Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in the former Borough of The heart of East York is filled with middle-class and working-class homes, with extensive high-rise developments along peripheral major streets and in Crescent Town and Thorncliffe Park. Crescent Town is a neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in the former Borough of East York. Thorncliffe Park is a densely populated Multicultural neighbourhood in central east Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in the former Borough of
East York was originally part of York Township. Following the incorporation of the Township of North York in 1922, York Township was divided by Toronto, Leaside and North Toronto. North York forms the central part of the northern half of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Leaside is a neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The area takes its name from William Lea and the Lea family who settled there in the North Toronto is the northern section of the old pre-amalgamation City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. With the rapid growth that followed the opening of the Bloor-Danforth (Prince Edward) Viaduct in 1919, the residents of the eastern half of York Township felt they had been neglected by the Township when it came to roads, sewers and other municipal services. The Prince Edward Viaduct System is the name of a Truss arch bridge system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada that connects Bloor Street Left with the option to either join the City of Toronto or branch out on its own, East Yorkers voted 448 affirmative and 102 negative. The Township of East York was incorporated on January 1, 1924 with a population of 19,849. Year 1924 ( MCMXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The western half retained its name. York is a community in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Formerly a separate city it was one of six municipalities
East York was originally populated by working class English people who valued the opportunity to own small homes of their own, with front lawns and back gardens. Working class is a term used in academic Sociology and in ordinary conversation to describe depending on context and speaker those employed in specific fields or types The English people (from the adjective in Englisc) are a Nation and Ethnic group native to England who predominantly speak English Many had immigrated from Lancashire and Yorkshire. Lancashire is a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in the North West of England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea Yorkshire is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in Great Britain. In 1961, 71. 7% of the population identified themselves as having British origins.
In the late 1940s, after World War II, East York became home to many returning veterans and their families. The 1940s decade ran from 1940 to 1949 Events and trends The 1940s was a period between the radical 1930s and the conservative 1950s which also leads the period to be World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including Many inexpensive homes were built, including the houses around Topham Park, by the government, to house the returning veterans and the baby boomers. The local government was both socially conscious and frugal, fitting the residents' self-image of East York as filled with supportive neighbours and NGOs.
For many years, the borough did not allow the serving of alcoholic beverages in any restaurants, etc. The result was a heavy concentration of alcohol-serving restaurants and bars on Danforth Avenue, a main street in the city of Toronto running east-west just south of East York. Danforth Avenue is a major east-west artery in east Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The prohibition of serving alcohol was eliminated in the 1970s. This article is about the Decade 1970-1979 For the Year 1970 see 1970. 
The borough of East York was established in 1967 through the amalgamation of the former township of East York and the former town of Leaside. Year 1967 ( MCMLXVII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. Leaside is a neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The area takes its name from William Lea and the Lea family who settled there in the Leaside was a planned industrial and residential community. East York has over the years been a residential enclave for senior citizens, as the original owners from the 1940s age and as younger families move out to suburbs to live in larger houses.
Recently, rapid and accelerated gentrification has changed many neighbourhoods. Gentrification, or urban gentrification, is the change in an Urban area associated with the movement of more affluent individuals into a lower-class Many one-story bungalows have added second floors, and many shops have been converted to more upscale shops.
East York's last mayor was Michael Prue who went on to become city councillor for East York, and then a Member of Provincial Parliament for Beaches—East York in 2001. Michael D Prue (born July 14, 1948 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian politician who represents the riding of Beaches—East The Toronto City Council is the governing body of the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP is an elected member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, Canada. For the provincial electoral district see Beaches—East York (provincial electoral district. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. Between 2002 and 2005, the East York Civic Centre's "True Davidson Council Chamber" was used to hold the Toronto Computer Leasing Inquiry/Toronto External Contracts Inquiry. See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Toronto Computer Leasing Inquiry was a Judicial Inquiry into allegations of Conflict of interest, Bribery and misappropriation of funds around
|Visible Minorities, 2001 ||Population||Percent|
|South Asian||17,075||15. Alan Redway, PC, QC (born 11 March 1934 is a lawyer and former Canadian politician A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters to a Parliament. David John Johnson (born December 17, 1945 in Hamilton, Ontario) is a Politician in Ontario Canada. The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada ( PC) ( Parti progressiste-conservateur du Canada) ( 1867 – 2003) was a Canadian A Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP is an elected member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, Canada. Michael D Prue (born July 14, 1948 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian politician who represents the riding of Beaches—East Principles policies and electoral achievement The NDP grew from populist, agrarian and democratic socialist roots A Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP is an elected member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, Canada. The Ethno-linguistic composition of the population of South Asia, that is the nations of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal 0|
|Chinese||7,190||6. Han Chinese ( are an Ethnic group native to China and by most modern definitions the largest single Ethnic group in the world. 3|
|Filipino||4,930||4. Filipinos or the Filipino people are the citizens of the Philippines. 3|
|Black||4,485||3. The term black people usually refers to a racial group of Humans with dark Skin color, but the term has also been used to categorise a number of diverse 9|
|West Asian||1,840||1. Southwest Asia or Southwestern Asia (largely overlapping with the Middle East) is the southwestern portion of Asia. 6|
|Latin American||985||0. 9|
|Korean||630||0. The Korean people are an East Asian Ethnic group. Most Koreans speak the Korean language. 6|
|Japanese||580||0. The are the dominant Ethnic group of Japan. Worldwide approximately 130 million people are of Japanese descent of these approximately 127 million are residents of Japan 5|
|Arab||415||0. The araB gene Promoter is a bacterial promoter activated by e L-arabinose binding 4|
|Southeast Asian||320||0. 3|
|Other Visible minorities, n. i. e. ||1,410||1. 2|
Since the 1970s, the population composition has changed from predominantly British, as East York has become a major arrival point for immigrants, many of whom have established their first Canadian residence in the apartments that became plentiful in Thorncliffe Park, Crescent Town and elsewhere on or near main streets. Immigration refers to the movement of people among countries While the movement of people has existed throughout human history at various levels modern immigration implies long-term Thorncliffe Park is a densely populated Multicultural neighbourhood in central east Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in the former Borough of Crescent Town is a neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in the former Borough of East York. Almost half of the population in 2001 (45. 1%) was foreign-born, and of these, 49. 0% had immigrated to the area between 1991 and 2001.  These groups include Bengalis, Indians, Pakistanis, Jamaicans, Filipinos and Sri Lankans. The Bengali people are the ethnic community from Bengal (divided between Bangladesh and India) on the Indian subcontinent with a history dating The Demographics of India are overall remarkably diverse India's population of approximately 1 Pakistan 's estimated population was 172800000 in July 2008 During 1950-2008 Pakistan's urban population expanded over sevenfold while the total population increased by over fourfold Jamaica (ˈdʒəˈmeɪkə} is an Island nation of the Greater Antilles, in length and as much as in width situated in the Caribbean Sea. Filipinos or the Filipino people are the citizens of the Philippines. Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka ( Sinhalese:, இலங்கை known as Ceylon before 1972 is an Island East York also has a well established Greek population and a growing Chinese community.
The religious affiliations of the East York population are consistent with its ethnic composition. Some 63. 4% of the population adheres to Christianity, with an almost even split between Catholics (23. 6%) and Protestants (25. Protestantism refers to the forms of Christian faith and practice that originated in the 16th century Protestant Reformation. 3%). Christian Orthodox and unspecified types of Christianity make up 12. The Eastern Orthodox Church is the second largest single Christian Communion in the world 0% and 2. 5% respectively. The largest non-Christian religious group is Muslim, who make up 12. For other meanings including people named 'Islam' see Islam (disambiguation. 6% of religious adherents, followed by Hinduism (3. Hinduism is a religious tradition that originated in the Indian subcontinent. 7%), Buddhism (1. Buddhism is a family of beliefs and practices 6%), and Judaism (0. Judaism (from the Greek Ioudaïsmos, derived from the Hebrew יהודה Yehudah, " Judah " in Hebrew יַהֲדוּת Yahedut 9%). A sizable percentage of the population (17. 1%) has no religious affiliation. 
While English is the dominant language in the area, nearly half (42. 6%) of the population reports that their first language was neither English nor French.
East York is home to various sports teams. The hockey teams are the Bulldogs, playing out of East York Arena, and Victoria Village, playing out of Victoria Village arena. Both leagues offer entry level and competitive select hockey for various ages, being played in the North York Hockey League. East York is home to East York Soccer, playing out of East York Collegiate, and Clairlea Soccer, playing out of various locations, who both offer entry level and competitive soccer for all ages. Baseball wise, East York is home to organizations such as East York and Topham Park. East York provides entry level and AAA baseball for all ages, while Topham Park only provides entry level. East York is also home to a provincially-known figure skating club, a gymnastics club, a lawn bowling club, and a curling club. Bowls (also known as Lawn Bowls or Lawn Bowling) is a precision Sport in which the goal is to roll slightly radially asymmetrical Balls Curling is a team Sport with similarities to Bowls and Shuffle board, played by two teams of four players each on a rectangular sheet of carefully prepared
East York has been the home of:
In addition, Barry Wellman's series of three studies of community, networks and (recently) the Internet are set in East York. Sir Robert John Le Mesurier McClure (or M'Clure) ( 28 January 1807 &ndash 17 October 1873) was a British Explorer Colin Andrew Mochrie (born November 30, 1957) is a Scottish Canadian Actor and improvisational comedian. Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland He has Scottish ancestry from both parents and is the grandson of Canadian politician Tommy Douglas. Chris Kratt (born July 19, 1969 in Warren Township New Jersey, USA and Martin Kratt (born December 23, Ron Taylor can refer to a number of different people Ron Taylor (actor, an American actor Tiny Ron Taylor, an American film actor and Domenic Troiano ( January 17 1946 - May 25 2005) was a Canadian rock guitarist Ronald "Ronnie" Hawkins (born 10 January 1935, Huntsville, Arkansas, United States) is a pioneering Rock and roll The Guess Who is a Canadian rock band from Winnipeg Manitoba, that was one of the first to establish a major successful following in their own country Bush was a Canadian rock band in the early 1970s which evolved from the respected club act Mandala. World Wrestling Entertainment Inc ( WWE) is a publicly traded privately controlled integrated media (focusing in Television, Internet, Barry Wellman, FRSC (born 1942 directs NetLab as the SD Clark Professor of Sociology at the University of Toronto. 
Davidson, True. 1976. The Golden Years of East York. Toronto: Centennial College Press.
Gillies, Marion and Barry Wellman. 1968. "East York: A Profile. " Report to Community Studies Section, Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Toronto.
Wellman, Barry and Bernie Hogan, with Kristen Berg, Jeffrey Boase, Juan-Antonio Carrasco, Rochelle Côté, Jennifer Kayahara, Tracy L. M. Kennedy and Phouc Tran. “Connected Lives: The Project” Pp. 157-211 in Networked Neighbourhoods: The Online Community in Context, edited by Patrick Purcell. Guildford, UK: Springer, 2006.