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Local History & Genealogy Blog

Jan 18 | Posted by David
Toronto Public Library's Digital Archive gives you instant access to bits of history f...

Dec 14 | Posted by John P.
The weather in December reminds Torontonians that winter is on the way, if it has not ...

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Upcoming Programs

Introduction to Genetic Genealogy
Sat, Jan 20 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Co-sponsored with the Toronto Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, this 3-week hands-...

Discover Your Heritage
Tue, Jan 23 | 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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

Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue, Jan 23 | 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. ...

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