Frederick Gardiner and Tracy leMay show off the possibilities and problems of their newly created realm: Metro Toronto. With the passage of provincial legislation on April 2, 1953, the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto became a legal reality, joining together the City of Toronto with its twelve neighbouring municipalities in a regional federation. But few of the region’s 1.
After years of study by the TTC, Torontonians were finally able to purchase a transit pass in 1980, even if it cost more than Montreal's. During an April Fools’ Day TTC meeting in 1980, Metro Toronto Chairman Paul Godfrey became the... Read Post
A father-son photography duo captured 80 years of Toronto's history. The municipal, provincial, and national archives are stocked with tens of thousands of photographs of Toronto and environs by one father-and-son team. Collectively... Read Post