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Etobicoke is a city that is part of the amalgamated Greater Toronto Area, just west of Toronto and east of Mississauga. The southern edge of the city also borders the north shore of Lake Ontario. The city is mainly suburban, with lots of residential houses and apartment buildings. The city is known as a highway hub, with access to Queen Elizabeth Way, Gardiner Expressway, Ontario Highways 427, 401, and 409. Furthermore, transit and subway lines make it one of the most accessible cities in Ontario. Over the years, the city’s population of approximately. 365,000 has been on the decline. Is still has, however, one of the most diverse populations in Toronto. Boasting a multicultural community that includes South Asians, East Asians, Middle Easterners, West Indians, Africans and Europeans.
Originally, the land was occupied by a community of aboriginals called the Mississaugas who lived alongside the Humber River and Etobicoke Creek. The name “Etobicoke” comes from the Mississauga word wadoopikaang, meaning “place where the alders grow.” This describes the city’s terrain where the large species of birch trees grow. With european settlements increasing after the colonization, first settlers and British Loyalists were seen migrating from places like the British Isles and what we now refer to as the United States. As more settlers and immigrants arrived, city development increased, which saw Etobicoke evolve into prosperous industrial lands for manufacturing and steelmaking.
Etobicoke has many large public parks, most notable among them is James Gardens located near the Humber River. Residents and visitors can enjoy its seasonal flowers, walkways, rock garden, river, and waterfalls. James Gardens is also a popular place for nature enthusiasts, photographers and birdwatchers alike. The largest park to date in the city is Centennial Park Conservatory, one of the biggest recreational parks in all of toronto with for running and hiking, mountain biking, and sports facilities for soccer, volleyball, and baseball. Large green spaces in the city are also reserved for its numerous golf courses including St. George’s Golf and Country Club, ranked as one of the three best courses in Canada.
The city has many amenities and events, such as the Woodbine Racetrack, which is Ontario’s largest horse racing track using thoroughbred and standardbred horses. There are lots of shopping centres to choose from like Woodbine Mall, Sherway Gardens and Yorkdale Mall one of the busiest malls that features high end luxury retailers. Etobicoke’s community events include Farmer’s Markets, Etobicoke’s Rotary Club Ribfest, and outdoor ice skating during the winter. The city is known for its activism and raising concerns about marginalized communities and many social issues.
Weed-A-Way is proud to service all of Etobicoke’s neighbourhoods:
- The Elms
- Kingsview Village
- Humber Heights
- Centennial Park
- West Deane Park
- Manor Gardens
- Humber Valley Village
- Markland Woods
- Islington Village
- Humber Bay
- The Queensway
- Long Branch
- New Toronto
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