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 Toronto's City Dairy became one of the largest dairies in the British Empire. At the turn of the 20th century the state of Toronto’s milk supply was abysmal, leaving the populace susceptible to milk-borne illnesses such as dipht... Read Post