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Old 09-21-2016, 09:22 AM
 
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Population density in the Old City is the same as NYC (over 20k/sq mile), while it drops off to less than 10k/sq mi in places like Etobicoke and Scarborough which are now in the city limits
Inner Toronto has a similar population density to Queens.
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Old 09-21-2016, 09:27 AM
 
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Please stop using African-American to mean Afro Canadian. Words mean things. If you're going to play that "Canada is in the Americas" card, that would also make west Indians African-Americans.

At also like to know when Afro-Caribbean becomes Af-Am. Much is made about the percentage of black New Yorkers with ties to the Caribbean, but A lot of New York's west Indian population are third and fourth generation Americans. Many others have one or more af-am grandparent. In NYC, the line between afam and afro Caribbean can get blurry.
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Old 09-21-2016, 03:21 PM
 
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Population density in the Old City is the same as NYC (over 20k/sq mile), while it drops off to less than 10k/sq mi in places like Etobicoke and Scarborough which are now in the city limits
So outer Toronto is like Chicago because of similar population densities?
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Old 09-21-2016, 03:22 PM
 
Location: Downtown Phoenix, AZ
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So outer Toronto is like Chicago because of similar population densities?
I think so, having been to all 3 cities more than once
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Old 09-22-2016, 12:40 PM
 
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I'm trying to think what parts of outer Toronto are "Chicago-like."
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Old 09-22-2016, 11:41 PM
 
Location: BC Canada
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Again another thread comparing a city with a part of a city. Chicago and Toronto are cities and Queens is a part of one. Maybe next we can start comparing Canada to Rhode Island?
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Old 09-23-2016, 03:52 PM
 
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Maybe next we can start comparing Canada to Rhode Island?
Go ahead.
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Old 09-25-2016, 09:45 AM
 
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Please stop using African-American to mean Afro Canadian. Words mean things. If you're going to play that "Canada is in the Americas" card, that would also make west Indians African-Americans.

At also like to know when Afro-Caribbean becomes Af-Am. Much is made about the percentage of black New Yorkers with ties to the Caribbean, but A lot of New York's west Indian population are third and fourth generation Americans. Many others have one or more af-am grandparent. In NYC, the line between afam and afro Caribbean can get blurry.
All black people originally came from Africa. Including the black populations in the Caribbeans. Whether or not you have ties to the Caribbean has nothing to do with whether or not you are an African American.
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Old 09-28-2016, 05:34 PM
 
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Toronto is nothing like Queens.

Queens is cool, but you still know everything in NYC revolves around Manhattan. Everything important is in Manhattan.

Toronto is Toronto. It doesn't rely on another borough/suburb for it's political and economic leadership.
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Old 09-28-2016, 06:37 PM
 
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Queens is cool, but you still know everything in NYC revolves around Manhattan. Everything important is in Manhattan.
....not everything. There seems to be this somewhat common misconception that everyone that lives in NYC is just there for Manhattan. Yes, Manhattan is definitely the main borough, especially when it comes to jobs/economics but there is so much more to NYC than just Manhattan. Do some people think that the other boroughs are completely empty or strictly residential or something?

This is a very "touristy" view of NYC. I'm originally from Queens, I've lived in Manhattan, and now live in Brooklyn. Out of those 3 boroughs that I've lived in, I like Brooklyn the best. I even prefer it to Manhattan, and it seems most people here do. Honestly, I don't really care for anything in Manhattan north of Chelsea/Flatiron.

People that live in NYC are not as Manhattan-centric as you, and a lot of other tourists think. Yeah, most people work in Manhattan, but many people prefer outer boroughs when it comes to things outside of work. NYC is a really big place.
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