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Chinatown 2019-07-10T19:58:14+00:00

ABOUT CHINATOWN

Famous for its ethnic heritage and traditions, Chinatown is one of the most iconic neighborhoods in Downtown Toronto. The area is located along Spadina Avenue and Dundas Street West.

Postal Code: M5T

Between the 1800s and early 1900s, Chinatown was located within The Ward, an old neighborhood in the city mainly composed by migrants. In the 1950s, a plan to build the City Hall in the area forced the community to move to its current location. However, this is not the only Chinatown in Toronto.

According to Canadian records, the Chinese community grew increasingly since the late 1800s onwards. It began with the creation of a laundry business, then a café, and so on, until the community was big enough to be considered a neighborhood itself.

Chinatown Old Toronto pictureAround the mid-1900s, Toronto went through a significant migration process, which increased the population of Chinese immigrants in the region.  It led to the creation of more Chinatowns in and around Downtown Toronto including North York and Scarborough, as well as other areas in the Greater Toronto Area.

Fun Fact: Ching Lane is a laneway located north of Adelaide Street. It was named after Sam Ching, the first Chinese migrant ever recorded in the history of the city. He was the first Chinese migrant to own a business on that same street. The acknowledgment was done in 2012 as a way to remind the town of the contributions of the immigrant community.

Today, most Chinatowns have become the social, financial, residential, and cultural center for the Canadian-Chinese community. They have spread along the city enriching the local culture by showing their traditions to all visitors.

If you live in or around the Chinatown neighborhood and you find that you need a locksmith to help you get back into your home or your car, call Matrix Locksmith at (647) 931-7446.

Being locked out of your property is one of the least pleasant things that can happen to anyone. When it happens, your plans for the day are suddenly jeopardized as you now have to solve an unforeseen problem that, according to your mind, might take you hours to solve. The first thing one must do is calm down and remember that this is something that happens to everyone relatively often. Call our 24-hour locksmith service. Our Live operator is waiting you assist you with your emergency call.

  • Keys locked inside your car or house –  Being locked out of your property is one of the least pleasant things that can happen to anyone. When it happens, your plans for the day are suddenly jeopardized as you now have to solve an unforeseen problem that, according to your mind, might take you hours to solve.

  • You definitely lost your key – It happens to the best of us. Opening your locked door is not enough. You need a new set of duplicate keys.

  • Broken Key extraction  – Fortunately, Matrix Locksmith mobile units come equipped with everything a master technician needs to extract your key within minutes without damaging your lock.

  • Car Ignition repair or replacement  – The car Ignition cylinder is a very sturdy piece of hardware. However, imperfections might make it impossible for you to start your car, thus creating the need to fix or replace the cylinder.

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