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The Humber River spilled over its banks during Hurricane Hazel in 1954. Humber River
The Humber River spilled over its banks during Hurricane Hazel in 1954.
That rain storm forced many people out of their homes and left thousands in southern Ontario homeless.
2009 is the 10th anniversary of the Humber's designation as a Canadian Heritage River.
Encompassing 903 square kilometres and home to 732,000 people, the Humber River watershed is the largest in Toronto and Region Conservation Authority's (TRCA's) jurisdiction.
On September 19, 2009, The City of Toronto celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Humber River's prestigious designation as a Canadian Heritage River, Canada's national river conservation program.
Once known as the Tkaranto River, the Humber River and the Toronto Carrying-Place Trail helped give the city its name and initiated economic development in what has become the largest city in the country.
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