The Connections Between Economy and Society in Canadian Landscape: Toronto, Ontario This essay will explore the connections between the development of Toronto, Ontario and the landscape of its geographical location. The paper will show that the natural landscape has exerted significant influence on the development of Toronto and its final emergence as one of the North America’s top cities. However, during the course of history, the development of Toronto re- shaped the natural landscape of its location, giving rise to the cultural landscape that took over dictating further directions for urbanization. This synergy between the city and surrounding landscape is a permanent process: it started with the first settlement in this area and...The end:
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