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Old Chinatown

Posted on Jan 29, 2016
Chinatown’s history is divided into two parts, the first-Chinatown and present-day Chinatown which is also often referred to as old...
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Cabbage town

Posted on Jan 29, 2016
Cabbagetown gets its name from the first Irish immigrants that settled here in the years following the Irish Potato Famine....
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Roncesvalles

Posted on Sep 25, 2015
Roncesvalles truly started to grow as a neighbourhood in the early 1900’s when the Toronto streetcar began to run through...
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THE HISTORY OF QUEENSVILE

Posted on Jan 29, 2016
Among the varied land routes to the shores of Lake Simcoe, Yonge Street and its back concessions were perhaps most...
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PRINCE ALBERT

Posted on Jan 29, 2016
The establishment of what is now Mount Albert began in the early 19th century, when land in the area was...
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The Ghost Canal

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
In 1793, Governor John Graves Simcoe came across what would be the future site of Holland Landing, then known as...
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Ashbridge's Bay

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
The Beach was first settled by the Ashbridge family who came to Canada from Philadelphia, in 1793. Ashbridge's Bay Park...
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Elizabeth Gwillim

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
East Gwillimbury began with the early expansion of Upper Canada by Lieutenant-Governor John Graves Simcoe in the late 18th century....
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The Childhood Home of Lester B. Pearson

Posted on Jun 3, 2016
Lieutenant-Governor John Graves Simcoe gave the order for Yonge Street to be lengthened to Holland Landing in 1793, and the...
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Ontario's Rising Star

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
At the time of European contact in 1615, both Iroquoian and Algonquian-speaking peoples inhabited this area, but by 1700, an...
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Toronto's Hidden San Francisco

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
The Township of York was incorporated in 1850. In the 1920’s, York experienced much growth and development mainly due to...
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North end history

The Streetcar Suburb

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
Like the West End of Toronto, the North End was mainly a rural area throughout the nineteenth century. It was...
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The Baby Boom Borough

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
Once a part of York Township, the Township of East York was incorporated in 1924. In 1967, the Township of...
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Etobicoke history

The Place Where The Alders Grew

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
Etobicoke gets its name from a Mississauga word that means the “place where the alders grow". It was once an...
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The City With Heart

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
North York started out as a small agricultural community. It grew quickly however and in 1922, the Township of North...
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May 2016: Massive Surge in Luxury Real Estate Demand in Georgina

Posted on Jun 9, 2016
Continuing the conclusions from last month’s report, higher-end and luxurious properties have played a consistent role in Georgina’s Spring Market....