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    Alternatives to Toronto

    Toronto (then still known as York) becoming the capital of Upper Canada, later Ontario, in 1797 was is some ways a fluke. At the time the argument was between two other sites, with a third in de-facto contention. London: the Governor's pick Governor Simcoe wanted to place the colony's capital...
  2. What if the Toronto Islands weren't included in the Toronto Purchase?

    The Toronto Islands as the name implies are a series of small islands just of the shore of the City of Toronto, Canada in Lake Ontario and include Centre Island, Algonquin Island, Muggs Island, Forestry Island, Snake Island, North and South Chippewa Islands, South Island, RCYC Island...
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    Vince Carter makes that shot against the 6ers

    Canadian hip-hop legend Choclair wrote his famous (in Toronto, anyway) line "like Carter did to Philly..." Except of course he was referencing Joe Carter's double home run to win the World Series. So what if another Carter did it to another Philly? Vince Carter, Air Canada, Toronto legend...
  4. What If Ottawa Not Chosen as Canada's National Capital?

    Part of Canada's founding myth is that during Confederation Queen Victoria chose Ottawa to be the national capital of the new country. More likely this was decided by the Queen's advisors and High Ranking Canadians consulting the Queen, then she would make the decision final. From what I...
  5. Dinosaur Reign: The Story of the Toronto Raptors Dynasty
    Threadmarks: Introduction

    The history of the NBA has been defined by dynasties. The formula for creating a dynasty in the NBA is simple: draft a couple of MVP candidates, and then find solid role players that complement them. The Minneapolis Lakers first did this in the early 1950's, around George Mikan and Slater...
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