Some of the Tallest Peaks in Ontario
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Some of the Tallest Peaks in Ontario

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The intersection of Bay and King Street is often seen as the centre of Canadian banking and finance. Four of Canada's five major banks have office towers at the intersection — the Bank of Montreal at First Canadian Place, Scotiabank at Scotia Plaza, CIBC at Commerce Court, and Toronto-Dominion Bank at the Toronto-Dominion Centre — and the fifth, the Royal Bank at Royal Bank Plaza, is one block south. Historically, Bay and King was known as the "MINT Corner" from Montreal, Imperial, Nova Scotia, and Toronto, but since 1962 the Imperial Bank has been part of CIBC and the Bank of Nova Scotia has rebranded itself, so this nickname is no longer widely used. The core cluster of towers has crept north with the addition of the 50-storey Bay Adelaide Centre and the Trump Tower Toronto, which is currently under construction.

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Toronto


A: Morning at Bay & King

di Auggie Werner, 30 metri di distanza intersection of Bay and King Street is often seen as the c...

Morning at Bay & King

B: Sunday at Tiffany's

di - Bryan Groulx, 60 metri di distanza

A scene on an October weekend afternoon as Bay Street in Toronto once again doubles for a New York sc...

Sunday at Tiffany's

C: Quiet Morning at Commerce Court, Toronto

di Auggie Werner, 80 metri di distanza

Located at the South-East Corner of Bay and King Streets in the heart of Toronto's financial district...

Quiet Morning at Commerce Court, Toronto

D: Toronto Dominion Centre, Ontario, Canada

di Martin Broomfield, 90 metri di distanza

Toronto Dominion Centre. The heart of Toronto business district at King and Bay. Buildings include th...

Toronto Dominion Centre, Ontario, Canada

E: March Morning at Commerce Court

di Auggie Werner, 90 metri di distanza

March Morning at Commerce Court

F: Jump Cafe and Bar Toronto

di - Bryan Groulx, 90 metri di distanza

A small wedding reception hosted at the infamous Jump Cafe & Bar in downtown Toronto.Read more ab...

Jump Cafe and Bar Toronto

G: Commerce Court

di Udo D, 100 metri di distanza

Commerce Court is a cluster of four office buildings in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located in the fina...

Commerce Court

H: TD Dominion Centre Toronto

di Bastian Sander, 130 metri di distanza

TD Dominion Centre Toronto

I: Hafen Tobermory

di Bastian Sander, 130 metri di distanza

Hafen Tobermory

J: Evening Rush at Wellington & Bay, Toronto

di Auggie Werner, 140 metri di distanza

Evening Rush Hour from the Financial District down Bay Street to Union Station. Most downtown office ...

Evening Rush at Wellington & Bay, Toronto

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Toronto, Canada

Questa è una vista generale di Canada

The capital of Canada is Ottawa, in the province of Ontario. There are offically ten provinces and three territories in Canada, which is the second largest country in the world in terms of land area.

While politically and legally an independant nation, the titular head of state for Canada is still Queen Elizabeth.

On the east end of Canada, you have Montreal as the bastion of activity. Montreal is famous for two things, VICE magazine and the Montreal Jazz Festival. One is the bible of hipster life (disposable, of course) and the other is a world-famous event that draws more than two million people every summer. Quebec is a French speaking province that has almost seceded from Canada on several occasions, by the way..

When you think of Canada, you think of . . . snow, right?

But not on the West Coast. In Vancouver, it rains. And you'll find more of the population speaking Mandarin than French (but also Punjabi, Tagalog, Korean, Farsi, German, and much more).

Like the other big cities in Canada, Vancouver is vividly multicultural and Vancouverites are very, very serious about their coffee.

Your standard Vancouverite can be found attired head-to-toe in Lululemon gear, mainlining Cafe Artigiano Americanos (spot the irony for ten points).

But here's a Vancouver secret only the coolest kids know: the best sandwiches in the city aren't found downtown. Actually, they're hidden in Edgemont Village at the foot of Grouse Mountain on the North Shore.

"It's actually worth coming to Canada for these sandwiches alone." -- Michelle Superle, Vancouver

Text by Steve Smith.

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