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