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    17 Pictures That Prove Toronto The Good Is Actually Pretty Badass

    Think Toronto is all Bay Street button-ups? Think again.

    1. Ladies and Gentlemen, cyclists of Toronto.

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    2. Toronto can be anywhere it wants to be. Chicago, New York, Boston – we’ve got your numbers.

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    3. Torontonians always make the best of things. Take these incredibly popular buttons from Spacing Magazine, inspired by the city’s damaged transit system.

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    4. This sharp door handle at the old Fashion Crimes on Queen West (RIP, Fashion Crimes), is all like, “Can you really handle our fresh T-dot style?”

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    5. The fact that Javier would even ask for help with this says a lot about how nice Torontonians are (and yeah, being nice IS badass).

    6. Weather? Pshaw. That doesn’t stop the T-dot from getting down to business.

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    7. You have questions? Toronto has answers.

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    8. Seriously, Hogtown knows bacon.

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    9. The Humber River flows through Toronto’s west end, and it’s the kind of place that inspires citizen art.

    Flickr: Michael Gil / Via Flickr: msvg

    10. Kensington Market is another source of inspiration for Toronto badasses.

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    11. Not only does the OCAD building exist, but you can go to school in it.

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    12. Toronto may be Canada’s biggest city, but we’re still cool.

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    13. And when we say we’re inclusive, we mean it.

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    14. But if we have to spell out the rules, we'll do that too.

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    15. Plus, we've got this guy.

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    16. Even our mannequins are sassy.

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    17. That's right, we're proud.

    Flickr: Stephen Weppler / Via Flickr: stevieontario

    What Toronto badassery makes you love the city?