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A sneak peek at the museum and its massive collection spanning 1,400 years of Islamic history.
A brazen hold-up and kidnapping in 1929 seemed like a scene from a Hollywood movie.
Hans Fread, Canada's first celebrity television chef, rarely kept opinions to himself.
City's pop-up museums let Torontonians get up close and personal with local history.
Olivia Chow, John Tory, and David Soknacki discussed history, the Ontario Municipal Board, and the concept of a Toronto museum.
An unknown Arnold Palmer kicks off his career into gear at the Canadian Open.
Renowned astronomer Dr. Helen Sawyer Hogg shared her love of the stars.
From kitschy nostalgia to Group of Seven artwork, a look back at more than a century of CNE posters.
Jack Reppen pulls double duty as a cartoonist and a "serious" artist.
A look at the historical buildings we've preserved and the architectural icons we didn't save.
A stubborn scrapper who declared, "If anyone’s going to stab me in the back, I want to be there."
Dr. Thomas Barnardo brought thousands of destitute children through Toronto.
Football great "Cookie" Gilchrist's turbulent time in Argonaut double-blue.
New condo construction provides glimpse of 19th-century Toronto.
After a spotty past, the TTC is getting back into the transit collectible game.
The 1966 East York municipal election saw two female incumbents, Beth Nealson and True Davidson, run for mayor.
Rooting through Toronto's past with a sleuthing history buff.
The nearly 125-year-old building at Queen and Dovercourt is looking for the public's help to keep its doors open.