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    Synagogues

    According to Jewish law, a synagogue is defined as any place where 10 men can gather for worship and study. Tradition holds that the synagogue was established to provide an alternative for those who were unable to travel to the temple in Jerusalem.

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    Thai Buddhist Temple - Wat Yanviriya

    Wat Yanviriya was the first Thai BUDDHIST temple in Canada (wat means temple-monastery). In 1992 Lord Abbot Luang Phor Viriyang Sirintharo established Wat Yanviriya in a converted Christian church in East Vancouver.

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    The Carlu

    The Carlu (Eaton Auditorium 1931-76). Concert hall and special events facility located on the top (seventh) floor of the former Eaton's College Street store in Toronto.

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    The Ed Mirvish Theatre

    The Toronto theatre at 244 Victoria Street was renamed The Ed Mirvish Theatre in December 2011.

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    The Grange

    Grange, The Throughout its history this elegant brick building, constructed about 1817 on a 40 ha property stretching from Queen to Bloor streets, has been linked to the social, intellectual and political life of Toronto. Built

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    The Marché Bonsecours

    In the spring of 1844, architect William Footner won a MONTRÉAL competition that enabled him to design the new Marché Bonsecours building.

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    The Marine Building

    The Marine Building has dominated its location in Vancouver's business core since it opened. The tower of the 21-storey building rises above a 4-storey podium with a narrow setback on the Hastings Street side and a 10-storey wing along Burrard Street.

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    Montréal Biodôme

    Opened in 1992 and located in the former Olympic velodrome, the Montréal Biodôme is part of the “Space for Life” network, which includes Montréal’s Insectarium, Planetarium and Botanical Garden.

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    Montréal Insectarium

    Opened on 7 February 1990, the Montréal Insectarium is part of the “Space for Life” network, which includes Montréal’s Biodome, Planetarium and Botanical Garden.

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    Theatre Royal

    When in the early 1800s Montréal failed to attract talented artists for lack of a decent hall, John MOLSON built the 1500-seat Theatre Royal on a vacant lot owned by him on the corner of St Paul and Victor streets.

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    Toronto City Hall

    The design of the City Hall was chosen through an international competition, which attracted more than 500 competitors from 42 countries.

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    Toronto Feature: Campbell House

    This article is from our Toronto Feature series. Features from past programs are not updated.

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    Toronto Feature: Casa Loma

    This article is from our Toronto Feature series. Features from past programs are not updated.

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    Toronto Feature: Casa Loma's Stables

    This article is from our Toronto Feature series. Features from past programs are not updated.

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    Toronto Feature: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

    This article is from our Toronto Feature series. Features from past programs are not updated.

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