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View Poll Results: Your favorite skylines
Toronto 112 55.45%
Vancouver 65 32.18%
Calgary 60 29.70%
Montreal 44 21.78%
Mississauga 14 6.93%
Edmonton 11 5.45%
Quebec City 6 2.97%
Niagara Falls 6 2.97%
Winnipeg 6 2.97%
Halifax 6 2.97%
Ottawa 6 2.97%
London 5 2.48%
Burnaby 4 1.98%
Victoria 4 1.98%
Regina 3 1.49%
Hamilton 3 1.49%
Saskatoon 2 0.99%
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Old December 12th, 2015, 11:24 PM   #61
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Gatineau (Quebec province):

Alexandra Bridge by Marc McDermott, on Flickr
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Old December 12th, 2015, 11:30 PM   #62
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Ironically, it rains almost all the time there. Still, that doesn't make Vancouver a much less attractive place.
you might be right, many people actually enjoy rain in Raincouver and think its beautiful.

The Grey Divide, Granville St., Vancouver, BC, Canada by beyond the prism photography, on Flickr

rainy night by Jackie, on Flickr

Water Street by Eugene, on Flickr
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Old December 12th, 2015, 11:32 PM   #63
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Toronto:

Toronto Skyline 1 by Gwenael Blanck, on Flickr

Toronto skyline-5562 by good terra, on Flickr

Untitled by Giulio Cosmo Calisse, on Flickr

Horizon Line by Giulio Cosmo Calisse, on Flickr
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Old December 12th, 2015, 11:35 PM   #64
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you might be right, many people actually enjoy rain in Raincouver and think its beautiful.
Is it usually windy as well?
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Old December 12th, 2015, 11:35 PM   #65
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Edmonton


Edmonton Skyline Dusk by Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, on Flickr


Edmonton by Aaron Falkenberg, on Flickr


Edmonton skyline by More Than Pixels Photography, on Flickr


Edmonton Pano by renfrew_fullhouse, on Flickr
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Old December 12th, 2015, 11:38 PM   #66
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Edmonton skyline will change dramatically once the two 200m+ towers finished in next year or so.


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Is it usually windy as well?
usually its not but today it is very windy
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Old December 12th, 2015, 11:43 PM   #67
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Montreal:

Downtown Montreal, Canada [OC][6000x4000] by Antonio Max, on Flickr

P2130279 by Athena Gala, on Flickr

Montreal-blueskyline by D Laurin, on Flickr
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Old December 12th, 2015, 11:50 PM   #68
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Calgary:

Calgary Skyline by Charlie Su, on Flickr

Calgary Skyline by Surrealplaces, on Flickr

Calgary skyline by jaltares, on Flickr
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Old December 13th, 2015, 12:03 AM   #69
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Toronto might have more and taller towers but I found Calgary DT is more dense. In Cowtown's CBD, you are totally surrounded by those concreted towers and can "hardly" see the sky above while in Toronto, except in the big 5 area, there are lots of space between the towers.
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Old December 13th, 2015, 12:07 AM   #70
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The skyline of Calgary does seem to be very dense. However, a few more higher skyscrapers would have made it even more interesting.
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yes, Calgary is the only Canadian city can give Toronto a run of their money but under current oil price problem, it won't happen for a few more years.
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I have a soft spot for Montreal.

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Old December 13th, 2015, 12:14 AM   #73
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montreal has decent skyline and most of its towers are office buildings that make it kind of unique compare to other skylines. A few 250m+ towers could easily move Montreal back to the number 2 spot.
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yes, Calgary is the only Canadian city can give Toronto a run of their money but under current oil price problem, it won't happen for a few more years.
Does the economy of Calgary heavily depend on the oil sector?
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at least most of it unfortunately. It'd be like imagine Houston without oil business.
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Well, times change and our dependency on fossil fuels may be decreasing rapidly in the foreseeable future. That is why it is important to diversify the economy as much as possible during the boom times, i.e. invest some of the capital into the other sectors of economy. Hopefully, the development process of Calgary will not be affected too seriously in the future.
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Old December 13th, 2015, 12:43 AM   #77
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Edmonton (Before the big towers)


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Old December 13th, 2015, 12:50 AM   #78
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Well, times change and our dependency on fossil fuels may be decreasing rapidly in the foreseeable future. That is why it is important to diversify the economy as much as possible during the boom times, i.e. invest some of the capital into the other sectors of economy. Hopefully, the development process of Calgary will not be affected too seriously in the future.


True, that was the main reason my nephew picked Toronto over Calgary since there are more than just oil business in Toronto's financial district and he can learn way more diverse stuffs in the business field in the Hogtown than the Cowtown. In other words, he can climb up the ladder a bit faster.
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Ottawa: Alexandra Bridge by Marc McDermott, on Flickr
Interestingly, this isn't Ottawa, it's Gatineau - a city in the other side of the river from Ottawa in the province of Quebec.
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Interestingly, this isn't Ottawa, it's Gatineau - a city in the other side of the river from Ottawa in the province of Quebec.
Sorry, that was an unknown fact to me. Thank you for an explanation.

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