Canadian History for Dummies (2nd Edition) by Will Ferguson

By Will Ferguson

A wild journey via Canadian historical past, absolutely revised and updated!

This re-creation of Canadian background For Dummies takes readers on an exhilarating journey via Canadian background, from indigenous local cultures and early French and British settlements via Paul Martin's shaky minority govt. This well timed replace positive factors all of the newest, up to the moment findings in ancient and archeological study. In his trademark irreverent sort, Will Ferguson celebrates Canada's double-gold in hockey on the 2002 Olympics, investigates Jean Chrétien's choice to not perform the battle in Iraq, and dissects the hot sponsorship scandal.

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Transfers from the rest of the TTC network are valid on the Scarborough Rapid Transit. com) arrive and depart from Union Station, and link the city’s various suburbs and satellite towns. There are no free transfers from the TTC system to GO train lines, though these are primarily used by commuters and little used by tourists based in the city. Taxis cruise the city in numbers and can be hailed from any street corner. Give the driver your destination and ask the approximate price before you start.

Using public transport, even late at night, isn’t usually a problem – but if in doubt take a taxi. In the unlikely event that you are mugged, or otherwise threatened, never resist, and try to reduce your contact with the robber to a minimum; either just hand over what’s Travellers with disabilities Toronto is one of the best places in the world to visit if you have mobility problems or other physical disabilities. All public buildings are required to be wheelchairaccessible and provide suitable toilet facilities, almost all street corners have dropped kerbs, and public telephones are specially equipped for hearing-aid users.

Toronto City Centre Airport Toronto’s coach terminal is located at 610 Bay Street, metres from Dundas Street West and a five-minute walk from the subway stop at the corner of Yonge and Dundas. If you’re arriving late at night, note that the bus station’s immediate environs are unsavoury – though it only takes a couple of minutes to reach more reassuring parts of Downtown. Nonetheless, if you’re travelling alone and late at night, it’s probably best to take a taxi to your ultimate destination. All incoming trains arrive at Union Station, at the junction of Bay Street and Front Street West.

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