Horse-drawn streetcars gave way to electric streetcars inwhen the city granted the operation of the transit franchise to the Toronto Railway Company. Retrieved July 16, Toronto's child poverty rate was They were soon followed by Russians, Poles, and other Eastern European nations, in addition to Chinese entering from the West. The University of Torontoestablished inis Canada's largest university and has two satellite campuses, one of which is located in the city's eastern district of Scarborough while the other is located in the neighbouring city of Mississauga. As well, most engage in fundraising to promote research, services, and public awareness. Retrieved September 27,
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By Novemberconstruction on Line 5 Eglinton began. Completed in at a height of Spring and autumn are transitional seasons with generally mild or cool temperatures with alternating dry and wet periods. Following the Second World War, refugees from war-torn Europe and Chinese job-seekers arrived, as well as construction labourers, particularly from Italy and Portugal. A global cityToronto is a centre of business, finance, arts, and culture, and is recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world.