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, […]
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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 […]