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Simcoe History

Posted on Apr 10, 2016
Simcoe County, in particular the former Wendake area near Nottawasaga Bay, was the site of the earliest French exploration and...
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Central Ontario History

Posted on Apr 9, 2016
Located within the boundaries of Southern Ontario between the Georgian Bay and the eastern end of Lake Ontario much of...
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A Quaker Heritage

Posted on Mar 9, 2016
Named for Uxbridge, England, a name which was originally derived from "Wixan's Bridge". The Wixan were a 7th-century Saxon tribe...
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St. Andrew's

Posted on Feb 24, 2016
Formerly known as St. Andrew’s, Thistletown was largely a rural, farming area throughout most of its history. It was named...
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The Centre of Hippy Culture

Posted on Feb 24, 2016
Yorkville has a very interesting and unique history. Yorkville was founded in 1830 and it was annexed by the City...
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The Big Five

Posted on Feb 24, 2016
This neighbourhood of Toronto became known as the Financial District in the later half of the 20th century when the...
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Garment District

Posted on Feb 24, 2016
In the early 1900s, the Entertainment District was primarily an industrial area of Toronto. It was an area that was...
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Student Housing

Posted on Feb 24, 2016
Many Europeans families moving to Canada in the 1790’s first settled in the Annex. This area slowly started to grow...
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Where the wild roses grow

Posted on Feb 24, 2016
Rosedale was first settled in the 1820’s by Sheriff William Jarvis and his wife, Mary. Mary loved riding her horse...
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Mosaic Community

Posted on Feb 24, 2016
Throughout most of the 20th century, Queen Street West was a neighbourhood of Toronto that was known mostly for its...
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Hamilton

Steel Town

Posted on Feb 18, 2016
Hamilton grew slowly until the late 1820s when a newly-constructed canal through Burlington Beach permitted schooners and steamers entry into...
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The Four Corners of the World

Posted on Feb 18, 2016
The International Village has been a thriving community for well over a hundred years. Though the commercial fabric has changed...
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A Down Hill View

Posted on Feb 17, 2016
The area is named for the farm settled by John Perkins Bull called Downs View in 1842 near Keele Street...
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No More Watered Down drinks

Posted on Feb 17, 2016
Perched atop the Niagara Escarpment, the area that became Waterdown has been inhabited for thousands of years. Professor John Triggs...
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A Battle Won

Posted on Feb 17, 2016
Stoney Creek was first inhabited by Canadian First Nations and later explored by French-Canadian fur traders before the area was...
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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....