Posts Filed Under: history
David Crombie and reformist council candidates rode upon a wave of discontent to capture City Hall in 1972.
The star defenceman of a boys hockey team is revealed to be a nine-year-old girl.
From authors to architects and everything in between, a look at the people who have worked to preserve our city's heritage.
Seven years of the Ward Marathon, Toronto's first annual marathon.
From Corinthian columns to the last stacked theatres in the world, a look at our heritage and the people who worked to preserve it.
His retail politics and "concern for the taxpayer's dollar" endeared him to the public, but Dennison increasingly found himself behind the times.
Toronto's peculiar, innovative relief efforts for the catastrophic fire in the Temiskaming District.
From Young People's Theatre to a historical atlas of Toronto—projects that preserve and promote the city’s rich history.
Heritage Toronto Awards nominees honoured for preserving and revitalizing the city's historical buildings.
Suggestions from prominent Torontonians on improving the city, many of which remain relevant.
Past Heritage Toronto Awards winners who've worked to restore buildings, preserve nature, and foster knowledge of our city's history.
From fine lodging to flophouse to cultural hub—a look at the history of Toronto's oldest continually operating hotel.
A look back at the iconic Toronto music venue whose days may well be numbered once again.
Apparently age cannot wither the 400-year-old tome, nor custom stale its infinite variety.
In 1911, a group of prominent Liberal businessmen from Toronto take on the prime minister—and win.
Foibles, quips, and town pride—how the "Mayor of All the People" brought the human touch to City Hall.
The search for—and discovery of—two of H.H. Holmes's victims in Toronto.
A sneak peek at the museum and its massive collection spanning 1,400 years of Islamic history.