Maple Leaf, Toronto

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Maple Leaf
Neighbourhood
Position of Maple Leaf
Position of Maple Leaf

Maple Leaf is a neighbourhood in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is located in the southwest of the North York district. Its approximate borders are Lawrence Avenue to the south, Jane Street to the west, Highway 401 to the north, The CNR rail lines east of Keele Street to the east.

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The neighbourhood is a single-family residential area on both sides of Keele Street which is a commercial street. The western part of the neighbourhood, west of Culford is known as Rustic. Rustic is home to many ethnicities, the most common being Italian and Jamaican. It also has a very large African population mainly from Ghana with Rustic (mainly the Jane-Falstaff area and all along Jane Street) having one of the biggest Ghanaian populations in all of Toronto. The easternmost part, east of Keele, is also known as North Park.

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Coordinates: 43°42′47″N 79°29′20″W / 43.713°N 79.489°W / 43.713; -79.489