Toronto's Many Faces

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Dundurn, Nov 8, 2010 - Travel - 438 pages
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Toronto is truly a city of communities. Designed for tourists and for residents, Toronto's Many Faces is the one and only guide to the multicultural character of the city, featuring profiles of more than 60 ethnic communities, including local histories, festivals, food, and art. The book identifies each community - where its people come from, why, when, and where they settled in Toronto. The contribution of each community is also traced, with biographical notes on prominent people whose achievements have been extraordinary. Monuments, memorials, theatres, museums, cultural centres, and restaurants are identified, while detailed maps and photographs of festival events help bring the city's varied communities to life.

Toronto's Many Faces is a guide for tourists, a sourcebook for newcomers, a directory for businesses and organizations, and a passport for Torontonians to the many cultures that exist at their doorsteps.

 

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Contents

THE AFGHAN COMMUNITY
8
THE AHMADI MUSLIM COMMUNITY
19
THE ARAB COMMUNITIES
25
THE ARMENIAN COMMUNITY
34
THE AUSTRALIAN NEW ZEALANDER
41
THE BELARUSAN COMMUNITY
49
THE BENGALI COMMUNITY
55
THE BRAZILIAN COMMUNITY
63
THE INDONESIAN COMMUNITY
209
THE IRISH COMMUNITY
216
THE ISMAILI MUSLIM COMMUNITY
223
THE JAPANESE COMMUNITY
238
THE JEWISH COMMUNITY
247
THE KOREAN COMMUNITY
261
THE LAOTIAN COMMUNITY
268
THE LITHUANIAN COMMUNITY
278

THE CAMBODIAN COMMUNITY
71
THE CHINESE COMMUNITIES
86
THE CROATIAN COMMUNITY
102
THE DANISH COMMUNITY
113
THE DUTCH COMMUNITY
122
THE ERITREAN COMMUNITY
135
THE FILIPINO COMMUNITY
143
THE FINNISH COMMUNITY
149
THE FRENCH COMMUNITY
156
THE GERMAN COMMUNITY
164
THE GREEK COMMUNITY
172
THE GUJARTI COMMUNITY
183
THE HUNGARIAN COMMUNITY
189
THE ICELANDIC COMMUNITY
196
THE MALTESE COMMUNITY
291
THE NORWEGIAN COMMUNITY
297
THE POLISH COMMUNITY
307
THE ROMANIAN COMMUNITY
328
THE SCOTTISH COMMUNITY
340
THE SIKH COMMUNITY
353
THE SLOVENIAN COMMUNITY
361
THE SOMALI COMMUNITY
372
THE SWEDISH COMMUNITY
385
THE TAMIL COMMUNITY
393
THE TURKISH COMMUNITY
401
THE VIETNAMESE COMMUNITY
419
BIBLIOGRAPHY
434
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About the author (2010)

MPP Tony Ruprecht has an intimate knowledge of Toronto's multicultural communities. He holds the distinction of being the longest-serving Ontario MPP from Toronto, was the Ontario minister of citizenship with special responsibilities for multiculturalism from 1985 to 1987, and has received a number of awards for his work from the governments of Portugal, Poland, the Philippines, and Estonia.

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