Formerly known as Canada
's only borough
, East York has now been absorbed by the Megacity
known as Toronto
East York is home to residents from many social classes although over 60% of residents are over the age of 60.
The elderly population in East York makes good use of the abundance of bungalow
s on the lands, as well as the various seniors
homes and social clubs. East York also has strong lawn bowling
East York is also known affectionately as Greek
York by the under-20s as the community
borders on The Danforth
, a village of Greek
cuisine and culture
and many non-Greek residents can curse fluent
ly in the Hellenic tongue
The history of East York
can be traced back to the late 1800's to various sawmills and breweries in the Don Valley
. Todmorden Mills and the Don Valley Brickworks are just two sites that remain in operation for historical purposes.
East York is very much a barren
place. If you do not need to be there, you'll never need to drive though it.
Famous people from East York include John Candy
and uh... nobody else.