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2 Picture Race, Space, and Place-Gentlemen of England vs Toronto Cricket Club (1872).jpg
Match 2-4 September 1872, at Toronto Cricket Club grounds n. side College st. e. of St. George St.

This video was produced by Tourism Toronto to promote the city, which typically bills itself as being diverse and tolerant. Tourism Toronto provides the following description: "The views are different in Toronto. A city where all flavours are…

This blog post tells the story of Lake Ontario. The blog as a whole focuses on the Aboriginal history of Toronto using story telling.

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This is the only known photograph of the riots at Christie Pits in Toronto, 1933. Here is a description of the event provided by The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, online: https://humanrights.ca/riot-christie-pits " On the night of August 16,…

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G20 RIOTS SAT 26 JUNE 2010 - Burning police cruiser at the intersection of Bay and King Streets in the heart of Toronto's Financial District

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This photograph captures police using "kettling", a controversial crowd control technique that involves boxing people into an intersection and slowing moving inward so that people are crowded tightly together. Photographer Jonas Naimark provides this…

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This is a photograph of a stained glass window in Toronto's City Hall

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This is a photograph of a stained glass window in Toronto's City Hall

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Caption pasted on this item:Original Plan of the Toronto Purchase from the Indians, 1787-1805. Showing the 250,808 acres, of which Toronto occupies (1911) 10,477, sold by the Indians to the Government for $9,500.

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This is a photograph of police at the G20 protests in Toronto taken as the police were advancing on protesters. The protesters had gathered just south of Queens Park, Toronto, which had been designated a "Free Speech Zone". Police, however, ordered…
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