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In which a future mayor gets whacked on the nose by his future opponent.
Wednesday's closure of the
Grid brings a 23-year odyssey to an end.
Much-lauded weekly announces today that next issue will be its last.
How Toronto's dailies are failing their readers, and failing to hold politicians to account.
A populist who never met a hand he wouldn't shake.
From a single publication about groceries, John Bayne Maclean built a publishing empire.
A social reformer who championed an underground transit system decades before the subway was built.
The story of Kathleen Blake Coleman, pioneering female journalist and war correspondent.
In 1977 the team got together for the very first time.
Images of Toronto in its colonial infancy, taken more than 150 years ago.
An Irish nationalist's attempt to embarrass the governor general provoked mob scenes in May 1887.
Touting the power of the Victorian equivalent of Craigslist.
Mayoral races, reflections on Christmas, and other stories behind the headlines of 125 years ago.
Telegram offered plenty for families at its holiday fair in 1969, including Blinky!
Over Halloween weekend in 1971, the Toronto newspaper landscape shifted dramatically.
Hint: it's the one that no longer exists.
For much of the 20th century, drama critic Herbert Whittaker watched Canadian theatre evolve.
Half a century ago, Torontonians celebrated the independence of Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago.