Posts Filed Under: history
Once upon a time, livestock roamed the streets of Toronto—and not everyone was pleased about it.
A zealous archaeologist, a cheeky prospector, and the ensuing debacle about whether the Beardmore Relics really came from Ontario.
A look at some historical ads and offers from the former fixture of the Yonge-Eglinton community.
When he knocked Bobby Orr out cold during a 1969 playoff game, the truculent Leaf nearly incited a riot at Boston Garden.
The first of a two-part look at the back half of the Globe and Mail's name.
From dance parties featuring the music of Pat Boone to new health-conscious initiatives, the mall has been serving its south Etobicoke community since 1956.
Volunteer fireman William Thornton is fatally injured in a November 1848 blaze.
To mark Remembrance Day in 1948, the department store erected a memorial to fallen employees.
A guide to the ceremonies and events that will take place across the city on November 11.
Colonel Arthur Rankin is arrested at the Rossin House Hotel for inviting Canadians to the American Civil War.
The time-warped mall brightens its look with panels that celebrate the neighbourhood's history.
What happened when hundreds of Irish Canadians took to the streets on the fifth of November, “armed to the teeth with guns and pikes.”
Architect Uno Prii's beloved, and despised, apartment buildings.
A look at time capsules across the city—and what's in them.
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.