Posts Filed Under: history
Now and Then explores the stories behind Toronto’s historical plaques and monuments.
Eccentric trapper Joe LaFlamme brings wild animals to Toronto.
The local legacies of Canada's 100th birthday in 1967.
Sweet-toothed Toronto teens took a bite out of rising post-war candy prices in 1947, but the movement was quickly derailed by the Red Scare.
A review of Richard White's Planning Toronto
A Toronto teen was booted off a popular dance show in 1959 for dancing with a white girl.
To mark Chinese New Year, a look at where and how our Chinatowns grew.
Now and Then explores the stories behind Toronto's historical plaques and monuments.
In the late 1960s, Toronto the Good finds itself in a hairy situation.
In all its incarnations, the transportation heartbeat of the city.
A look at David Bowie's appearances in Toronto during the 1970s.
A look at the ungentlemanly behaviour behind the formation of the Home District Agricultural Society.
From Paul Godfrey's origin story to Toronto's grave robbers, we share our favourite Historicist instalments from 2015.
Entertaining, enthralling, and enlightening holiday crowds.
During the 1960s and 1970s, Colonel Sanders resided in suburban Toronto.
A look at the old neighbourhood institution, and the people who make it happen.
Over the winter of 1911-12, Dr. Sunder Singh visits Toronto to agitate for immigration reform.