Toronto is the largest city in Canada and the fourth largest in North America by population., with almost 3 million people.
The Invictus Games were held here in September.
There are numerous sports teams:
Baseball: Toronto Blue Jays
Hockey: Toronto Maple leafs
Basketball: Toronto Raptors
Football: Toronto Argonauts - The Argonauts and Saskatchewan Roughriders meet next Sunday for the final game to win the Grey Cup. Should be a great game.
My Top Ten Things to see in Toronto:
Royal Ontario Museum
Art Gallery of Ontario
CNE Toronto Zoo
Hockey Hall of Fame Toronto Islands
Ontario Science Centre
This week at ABC Wednesday, R is the letter of the week.
R is for Louis Riel, as well as the Red River settlement and Regina, Saskatchewan which figure in Riel's story
Louis Riel has always been a controversial figure in Canadian history. He was born in the Red River settlement of what is now Manitoba, in 1844.
He became the spiritual and political leader of the Metis and in 1885 would lead a second rebellion against the Canadian government. He was captured and stood trial in Regina for treason. Judge Richardson sentenced him to death and he was hanged on Nov. 16, 1885.
Check here and here for much more info on this Canadian hero.
This week at ABC Wednesday, P is the letter to focus on.
P is for parks.
Most cities have numerous green areas and these parks take on many roles - for walking, picnics, playing sports, holding special events. They could be small local community parks or large city-wide parks.
We enjoy visiting parks - to walk, see the ducks and geese, to catch an outdoor concert, or to have a picnic.
Now with fall finally arriving, the trees are changing colout and parks are wonderful places to see the colourful leaves.
This week at ABC Wednesday - N is the letter of focus.
N is for National Parks
This year Canada celebrates its 150th year since Confederation. As part of the celebration, all national parks have free admission. (Visit here to get your free pass) What an opportunity to visit all the wonderful parks in Canada.
I have only been to a couple of the 39 National Parks or 8 National Park Preserves. There is at least one in every province and territory.