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The History of Westdale

Posted on Feb 17, 2016
Archeological surveys have shown that the land south of what is now Cootes Paradise was inhabited by successive aboriginal nations....
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The Birthplace of Tim Hortons

Posted on Feb 17, 2016
Ottawa Street is known as the Fabric & Textile District and is Hamilton's "Decor Destination." It is the largest Fabric...
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A Mountain Town

Posted on Feb 17, 2016
Originally known as Stone Road and changed to Concession Street in 1909. As well, the Hamilton mountain was a separate...
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Canadian Coney Island

Posted on Feb 17, 2016
In the early days Hamilton was known as Barton township, named after a township in Lincoln County, England. Barton Street...
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Air force Town

Posted on Feb 17, 2016
Glanford and Binbrook Townships were surveyed as part of Upper Canada in the 1790s, and originally formed part of Lincoln...
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History of Flamborough

Posted on Feb 17, 2016
The area has a long history of human occupation. There is evidence in the immediate area of Paleo-Indian occupation. Later,...
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The Valley Town

Posted on Feb 17, 2016
The town of Dundas was named by John Graves Simcoe, Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada, for his friend Henry Dundas,...
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Attractive Industry

Posted on Feb 16, 2016
This former town was founded officially in 1793 and was one of the oldest European communities established in present-day Ontario...
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The Talbot Settlement

Posted on Feb 16, 2016
Southwestern Ontario was first settled by Europeans in the early 18th century, when it was part of the Royal Province...
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Gore Vale

Posted on Feb 16, 2016
In the early 1800's, Trinity-Bellwoods was part of a tract of land belonging to Captain Samuel Smith. Smith named his...
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A Unique Summer Playground

Posted on Feb 16, 2016
West Rouge was primarily farmland in 1926, when real estate developer Cecil White created the "Rouge Hills" subdivision. This development...
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The History of Gerrard Street

Posted on Feb 19, 2016
Gerrard is named for Samuel Gerrard (1767-1792), an Anglo-Irish businessman in Lower Canada and a personal friend of the Honourable...
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An Involved Community

Posted on Feb 10, 2016
During the 60s and 70s Baldwin Village experienced drastic changes in its demographic and neighbourhood characteristic. As the Jewish community...
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Eastern European Flare

Posted on Feb 9, 2016
Bloor West Village is a neighbourhood of Toronto that has a very unique eastern Europeans flare. Many of the first...
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A Former Elite Neighbourhood

Posted on Feb 9, 2016
Parkdale is a neighbourhood of Toronto that has a very interesting history. In the late 1800s, Parkdale was actually an...
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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....