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Toronto’s business district: Canada’s financial capital


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A medical researcher.


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Vietnamese Canadian parade.


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F-86 Sabre, Royal Canadian Air Force.


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Cirque du Soleil


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The Jack Pine, Tom Thomson


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Donovan Bailey


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Chantal Petitclerc


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Terry Fox


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Wayne Gretzky


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Mark Tewksbury, Olympic gold medallist and prominent activist for gay and lesbian Canadians.

 


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In 1972, Paul Henderson scored the winning goal for Canada in the Canada-Soviet Summit Series. This goal is often referred to as “the goal heard around the world” and is still remembered today as an important event in both sports and cultural history


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Catriona Le May Doan carries the flag after winning a gold medal in speed skating at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games


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Canadian football is a popular game that differs in a number of ways from American football. Professional teams in the Canadian Football League (CFL) compete for the championship Grey Cup, donated by Lord Grey, the Governor General, in 1909.


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Sir Frederick Banting of Toronto and Charles Best discovered Insulin, a hormone to treat diabetes that has saved 16 million lives worldwide.

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