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A crowd of parents and children at a playground during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on April 4. Canada is experiencing a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Creative Touch Imaging Ltd./NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. immigration policy has been a boon for the tech industry in Canada. Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Canada Wins, U.S. Loses In Global Fight For High-Tech Workers

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Crowds scatter after reports of shots fired in Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto in June. By the end of 2019, more than 760 people had been shot in the city, 44 of whom were killed. Moe Doiron/Reuters hide caption

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City workers in Toronto removed basketball hoops each evening from some city parks because of noise complaints. After an outcry, the city says the rims will stay up. Hakan Dahlstrom/Flickr hide caption

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Farmhouse Tavern in Toronto has found a way to turn quiet Sundays, which often lead to either throwing away food or freezing it, into a way to sell out menu items. Jonathan Bloom/Food & Environment Reporting Network hide caption

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Bruce McArthur pleaded guilty to killing eight men between 2010 and 2017. He is seen here standing in a blue sweater (right) in a sketch made by a courtroom artist in Toronto. John Mantha/Reuters hide caption

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The main cast of Kim's Convenience (from left): Simu Liu (Jung), Jean Yoon (Umma), Paul Sun-Hyung Lee (Appa), Andrea Bang (Janet), Andrew Phung (Kimchi), Nicole Power (Shannon Ross). Season 3 debuted on the CBC on Tuesday. Canadian Broadcasting Corp. hide caption

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'Kim's Convenience' Is A Sitcom About Asian Immigrants — With Depth

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The Toronto skyline, seen in silhouette in 2015. The same skyline was used in an image posted by an account reportedly linked with the Saudi Arabian government, which featured an airliner headed toward the needle-shaped CN Tower. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Police officers walk the scene in the Greektown neighborhood of Toronto on Sunday night. Police say a gunman opened fire on people in a restaurant. Three people are dead including the gunman, police reported. Cole Burston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Toronto Police Service released this image of the Banksy print Trolley Hunters, apparently stolen from an exhibit Sunday. Banksy/Toronto Police Service hide caption

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Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford campaigns in Northern Ontario last April. He has been elected premier of Ontario. Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images hide caption

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The suspect in a van attack in Toronto that killed 10 people declared an "incel rebellion" in a Facebook post preceding the incident. Towfiqu Photography/Getty Images hide caption

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What's An 'Incel'? The Online Community Behind The Toronto Van Attack

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Police inspect a van suspected of being involved in a collision that killed at least 10 people and injured 15 others in Toronto on Monday. Cole Burston/Getty Images hide caption

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A Police Forensic Identification Services vehicle on scene while authorities comb through an apartment in Toronto in connection with the investigation of an alleged serial killer. Richard Lautens/Toronto Star via Getty Images hide caption

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Sidewalk Labs, a unit of Google parent Alphabet, is partnering with Toronto to redesign part of the city's eastern waterfront as a high-tech urban neighborhood. Sidewalk Labs hide caption

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A Google-Related Plan Brings Futuristic Vision, Privacy Concerns To Toronto

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The Trump International Hotel and Tower opened in Toronto on April 16, 2012. In the years since, "There were parts of the building itself that fell down onto the street and actually shut down parts of our downtown at times, because there were concerns about the structure's integrity," says a city council member. George Pimentel/WireImage hide caption

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Trump Tower In Toronto Is Up For Sale And Facing Legal Woes

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Hyun Soo Kim of the Baltimore Orioles reacts after grounding out in the sixth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during the American League Wild Card game at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada, on Tuesday. Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images hide caption

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