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Mar 02 | Posted by Barbara Myrvold
Toronto local history collections are provided in more than 30 branches of the Toronto...

Mar 01 | Posted by Canadiana Staff
This updated guide was originally posted in 2011. This guide provides explanations of ...

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Upcoming Programs

The Disappearance of Indigenous Women: Whose Issue?
Thu, Mar 05 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Author Lee Maracle (U of T First Nations House) talks about the continuing violence ag...

RIP in Toronto: Little Known Historic Cemeteries in the City
Fri, Mar 06 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Join Charlotte Broome for an illustrated look at three final resting places about whic...

Heritage Ontario
Tue, Mar 10 | 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Explore Ontario of yesterday and today with Barry Penhale and some very special guests...

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