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May 17 | Posted by Andrew
In 2017, capital punishment continues to be a worldwide hot topic. If you have ever wo...

May 13 | Posted by John P.
On May 11 and beyond, take a moment to celebrate the beginning of one of Toronto’s ear...

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Upcoming Programs

The Working Lives of Chinese Canadian Women: 1923-1967
Fri, May 05

This exhibit - located on the 3rd floor of the Toronto Reference Library - celebrates ...

Corktown : Booze & Blarney
Mon, May 29 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

This working-class neighbourhood east of the downtown core was home to many Irish immi...

Leaside: Discover Your Heritage
Tue, May 30 | 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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

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