Toronto Centre is an electoral district which covers the heart of downtown Toronto. It is composed of a number of communities and neighbourhoods including Cabbagetown, the Canary District, the Church-Wellesley Village, Corktown, the Distillery District, the Garden District, McGill-Granby Village, Old Town, Regent Park, St. Jamestown, St. Lawrence, Trefann Court, Upper Jarvis and West Don Lands. We are also home to Ryerson University, George Brown College and Toronto’s Financial District on Bay Street. According to the 2011 census, our communities represent 11 different ethnic groups, speak 11 different languages and adhere to 10 different religions.
Toronto Centre has recently undergone redistribution. Below is a map of the new boundaries:
Here is how the commissioner’s report define the new riding:
Consisting of that part of the City of Toronto described as follows: commencing at the intersection of Sherbourne Street North with Bloor Street East; thence northerly along Sherbourne Street North to Rosedale Valley Road; thence generally easterly along said road and its production to the Don River; thence generally southerly along said river to the easterly production of Mill Street; thence westerly along said production and Mill Street to Parliament Street; thence westerly in a straight line to the intersection of The Esplanade with Berkeley Street; thence generally westerly along The Esplanade to Yonge Street; thence northerly along said street to Front Street West; thence generally southwesterly along said street to Bay Street; thence northerly along said street to Dundas Street West; thence easterly along said street to Yonge Street; thence northerly along said street to College Street; thence westerly along said street to Bay Street; thence northerly along said street to Charles Street West; thence easterly along said street to Yonge Street; thence southerly along said street to Charles Street East; thence easterly along said street to Mount Pleasant Road; thence generally northeasterly along said road to Bloor Street East; thence easterly along said street to the point of commencement.