Thorncrest Village

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Thorncrest Village
Neighbourhood
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CountryFlag of Canada.svg  Canada
ProvinceFlag of Ontario.svg  Ontario
City Toronto Flag.svg Toronto
Community Etobicoke-York
Established 1946 (Subdivision) 'Thorncrest'
Changed Municipality 1998 Toronto from Etobicoke
Government
   MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre)
   MPP Yvan Baker (Etobicoke Centre)
   Councillor John Campbell (Ward 4 Etobicoke Centre)

Thorncrest Village is a neighbourhood in northwestern Toronto. It is a collection of tree-lined streets north of Rathburn Road, between Kipling and Islington avenues, in what used to be part of Etobicoke.

Toronto Provincial capital city in Ontario, Canada

Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the most populous city in Canada, with a population of 2,731,571 in 2016. Current to 2016, the Toronto census metropolitan area (CMA), of which the majority is within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), held a population of 5,928,040, making it Canada's most populous CMA. Toronto is the anchor of an urban agglomeration, known as the Golden Horseshoe in Southern Ontario, located on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. A global city, Toronto is a centre of business, finance, arts, and culture, and is recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world.

Kipling Avenue road in Toronto, Canada

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Etobicoke Place in Ontario, Canada

Etobicoke is an administrative district and former city that makes up the western part of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Etobicoke was first settled by Europeans in the 1790s; the municipality grew into city status in the 20th century. Several independent villages and towns developed within the area of Etobicoke, only to be absorbed later into Etobicoke during the era of Metro Toronto. Etobicoke was dissolved in 1998, when it was amalgamated with other Metro Toronto municipalities into the City of Toronto. Etobicoke is bordered on the south by Lake Ontario, on the east by the Humber River, on the west by Etobicoke Creek, the city of Mississauga, and Toronto Pearson International Airport, and on the north by Steeles Avenue West.

Designed by architect and town planner Eugene Faludi, the village was considered one of Toronto's first modern suburbs. Village residents own three parkettes and a park with a clubhouse, tennis courts, a swimming pool and a playground.

Thorncrest Village consists of 208 homes, on lots ranging from 0.5 acres (2,000 m2) to 1-acre (4,000 m2).

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