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Icon of the event Anti-Black Racism, Critical Resistance
Tue Mar 20, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Canada's Black population has a long history in this country dating back to the descendants of Africa during the seventeenth century. Today, Canada's Black population is diverse and consists of numerous ethnic, religious, and...

Icon of the event Truth, Reconciliation and Archaeology - Now at Mitchell Field Community Centre
Wed Mar 21, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Due to the closure of North York Central Library, ...

Icon of the event Dear Sadie: Love, Lives, and Remembrance from Ontario's First World War
Fri Mar 23, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Jay Young PhD, for a presentation commemorating this year's centennial of the First World War. The Archives of Ontario's "Dear Sadie" exhibit is based on a series of letters between Harry Mason, a Canadian soldier fighti...

Icon of the event Gateway to Greektown: A Historical Walking Tour of the Danforth
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

The Greek Canadian History Project, in collaboration with the Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections, York University, and Myseum of Toronto invite you to a historical walking tour of Toronto's Greektown on the Danforth.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 24
Sun Mar 25
Icon of the event East York Historical Society
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 27
Tue May 29
Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Mar 27, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Arlene Gehmacher presents: Brushing it in the Rough: Early Canadian Artists at Work.

Icon of the event North Toronto Historical Society
Wed Mar 28, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Northern District


Icon of the event Discover Your Heritage
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Explore Ontario of yesterday and today with Barry Penhale and some special guests. For more information, please contact Marjorie McLeod at 416-425-1392.

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 03
Tue Apr 10
Tue Apr 17
Tue Apr 24
Tue May 01
Icon of the event The Beginnings of the Canadian Auto Industry- Part II
Thu Apr 05, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

West Toronto Junction Historical Society Monthly Meeting ...

Icon of the event Canada's Great War on Profiteers
Tue Apr 10, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Canadians remember the Great War for the immense sacrifices by everyday people who made victory possible, but few remember that not all Canadians were so selfless. Everyone from Canada's political and economic elite to local ...