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.
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
How a railroad planned a community around its expansion plans a century ago. When the provincial government passed a bill incorporating the Town of Leaside on April 23, 1913, it legislated into existence a municipality which was lit... Read Post