There are many cities
in Canada. Below is a selection of the main cities:
- Toronto - Canada's largest city and the main commercial centre. Toronto is home to the world famous Yonge-Dundas Square (similar to New York's Time Square and London's Piccadilly Circus) and the historical Old Toronto's Distillery District. The UN as well as UNESCO ranks Toronto the most multicultural and multilingual city in the world. Dubbed the city of neighborhood's, Toronto boasts 6 different Chinatown's, 3 Little Italy's, 2 Little India's, 2 Little Koreas, The Danforth (Greektown), J-Town (Japan), "Lawrence of Arabia" (Arab) and large Afghan, Iranian, Sri Lankan, Caribbean and African communities among many many others. Toronto is also home to Canada's economic gateway to the world, the Toronto Stock Exchange.
- Montreal - Quebec's largest city and Canada's second largest metropolitan area; beautiful city park called Mount Royal; half of the Island of Montreal is French (East end), and the other half is English (West Island); fashionable cultural and arts centre; multicultural and multilinguistic downtown area; internationally acclaimed restaurants; fabulous old-world architecture; fun loving "Joie de Vivre" culture; home of the 1976 Summer Olympics and 1967 World's Fair.
- Vancouver - beautiful and busy west coast city; third largest city in Canada; home of the 2010 Winter Olympics.
- Ottawa - fourth largest city in Canada; national capital, high tech centre, tourist centre.
- Calgary - fifth largest city and quickly growing; oil, cowboys, development; home of the Calgary Stampede, the 1988 Winter Olympics.
- Edmonton - sixth largest city; capital of Alberta; northernmost metropolitan area in North America with a population greater than one million; home of the West Edmonton Mall - Canada's and one of the world's largest entertainment and shopping centres.
- Quebec City - capital of Quebec, tourist centre.
- Winnipeg - capital of Manitoba, Transportation hub of Canada and Gateway to the West. Canada's midwestern Chicago.
- Halifax - capital of Nova Scotia, major port city
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