Asked in Toronto
Toronto was called known by what name before becoming Toronto?
Toronto itself is an amalgamated city meaning it has absorbed several of its former and closest suburbs. The following entities make up the current day city of Toronto: Old Toronto York Etobicoke Scarborough East York North York Toronto however is the traditional name for the region and the municipalities, while officially separate, worked together in what was known as "Metropolitan Toronto." Toronto itself was originally called York. ...
Asked in Sports, Ice Hockey, Toronto Maple Leafs
What is the origin of the name the Toronto Maple Leafs?
The teams original name was Toronto Saint Patricks. Then the name changed to be more patriotic towards Canada....
Asked in History of Canada, Toronto
How old is Toronto?
The Toronto area was first settled by European settlers in late 1700s. In 1793 the Town of York was founded. In 1834 the Town of York was incorporated in to the City of Toronto. So depending on the settlement of Toronto is either 216 years old or 175 years in 2009 ...