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Kidstown water playground1 in Agincourt Scarborough is the part of Toronto, formerly its own city, that lies east of Victoria Park Ave, and west of Pickering and south of Markham and the York Region. The name "Scarborough" is named for the community in North Yorkshire, England, because the wife of John Graves Simcoe, Upper Canada's first lieutenant governor, thought the bluffs looked like the limestone cliffs back home.

Scarborough Town Centre Both Toronto and Scarborough received large groups of immigrants from Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia and China, as well as Jews from all over Eastern Europe. Following the Second World War, refugees from war-torn Europe, poor areas of Italy and Portugal, and Chinese fleeing the unrest there came to Toronto.

Alpaca at the Toronto Zoo The Scarborough Town Centre was developed as the major commercial and entertainment hub east of Toronto's Yonge Street and is located beside the Scarborough Civic Centre, Albert Campbell Square, and Consilium Place. Originally the city centre for the old City of Scarborough government, it now includes the Scarborough Walk of Fame honouring notable residents, past and current.

The gem of Scarborough is the Toronto Zoo, moved in 1974 from its original Riverdale location to the Rouge River valley, expanding its overall area from a cramped 3 hectares to a modern 300 hectares modern zoo where animals have space and settings duplicating their natural environments.

The natural treasures of the community are the Rouge River parklands, and the Scarborough Bluffs, sandstone cliffs that overlook Lake Ontario. The sand erosded from the Bluffs over the years has drifted west and collected to create the Toronto Islands.

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Scarborough AccommodationsHotel Bank of Montreal

An architecturally magnificent building has 13 classrooms, 19 breakout rooms, 8 role play rooms and a presentation hall for 400 participants theatre style. 150 guestrooms

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Scarborough AccommodationsTravelodge Scarborough

Complimentary continental breakfast, in-room coffee, automated check out and free parking. We also feature six Junior Executive Suites that have the added amenities of a microwave and small refrigerator.

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Scarborough AccommodationsDelta Toronto East

Junior Suites, Deluxe Rooms, Premier Rooms, Delta Rooms and 3 Hospitality Suites. 20,000 sq ft atrium has fitness facilities, large in-door pool, full service spa, squash courts, 110' Waterslide

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Scarborough AccommodationsHoliday Inn Express Toronto East

2 tier lobby with fireplace. Host meetings and gatherings up to 50 people. Close to Scarborough shopping and attractions. TTC walking distance, GO Train 3 km.

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Scarborough AccommodationsComfort Inn - Toronto East

Our hotel features a free continental breakfast, in-room coffee makers, free weekday newspaper, free local calls, parking, and much more.

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Scarborough Travel & AttractionsAdvantage Car & Truck Rentals Scarborough

Advantage Car & Truck Rentals offers truck and car rentals in Toronto and in the Greater Toronto Area. We guarantee the best rate of all the major car rental companies operating in Toronto, so call us first for all your vehicle rental needs.

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Scarborough Travel & AttractionsScarboro Golf & Country Club

The course was originally designed by noted professional and Canadian golf course architect George Cummings, but underwent extensive changes in 1924 under the direction of Albert Warren Tillinghast.

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Scarborough Travel & AttractionsAdvantage Car & Truck Rentals Markham

Advantage Car & Truck Rentals offers truck and car rentals in Toronto and in the Greater Toronto Area. We guarantee the best rate of all the major car rental companies operating in Toronto, so call us first for all your vehicle rental needs.

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Scarborough Travel & AttractionsBrookside Golf & C.C.

The 18-hole Brookside Golf Course opened in 1967.

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Scarborough Travel & AttractionsSears

Sears Canada, in business since 1953, is Canada's largest single full-line retailer of general merchandise and home-related services.

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