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Toronto turns 184 years old

Happy Birthday, Toronto! Ontario’s capital is now 184 years old, and people all over the city are celebrating. The four-day Celebrate Toronto 2018 Festival was held in Nathan Phillips Square over the weekend and. included day markets, food trucks, on-site contests and skate parties and live music from DJ Caff. “It’s hard to believe the city is 184 years old, […]

by Julianna Garofalo· · News
March 6, 2014 marks Toronto's 180th birthday. The city was renamed Toronto in 1834. (Ryersonian file photo)

Toronto celebrates its 180th birthday

It is Mar. 6, 1834 and  York has just been renamed Toronto. William Lyon Mackenzie, politician and influential journalist, is the first mayor of the young town. The population is small, by today’s standards – just 9,000 people. The area calling itself Toronto is smaller too, extending from the harbour up to Bloor Street, and from Dufferin in the west […]

by Jackie Hunter· · News, Off Campus
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