St. Lawrence Market, established in 1803, is a must-see for foodies visiting Toronto. Its main floor is filled with cheese shops, meat sellers, a fishmonger, bakeries, and delicacy purveyors. A peameal Canadian bacon sandwich or truffled mozzarella from this market will introduce your palate to new flavor sensations.

Why Toronto is a Perfect Romantic Getaway or Honeymoon Destination

Toronto in the 70s... This is my old bus route to high school (although, in the late 90s for me)!

TTC bus in the the same buses I used when I arrived in Toronto in the

Royal York Toronto under construction cool shot of an iconic Toronto landmark!

The hovers over the Canada Life Building, at Queen Street and University Avenue, on 11 August 1930

Terry Fox was a Canadian humanitarian, athlete, and cancer research activist. In 1980, with one leg having been amputated, he embarked on a cross-Canada run to raise money and awareness for cancer research. Although the spread of his cancer eventually forced him to end his quest after 143 days and 5,373 kilometres (3,339 mi), and ultimately cost him his life, his efforts resulted in a lasting, worldwide legacy and the annual Terry Fox Run, first held in 1981.

Terry Fox, during his Marathon of Hope, crosses Yonge Street at Bloor in Toronto, July Every Canadian has a soft-spot for Terry.

Toronto, Grand Opera House Built in 1874, demolished in 1927, replaced by Scotia Bank

Toronto, Grand Opera House Built in demolished in replaced by Scotia Bank

Taken just a year and a few weeks after the Great Toronto Fire of 1904, this dramatic shot of the fire at the Canadian Feather & Mattress Company on Melinda St. just east of Bay Street, illustrates the difficulty that the new taller buildings posed to firefighters. The relatively newly-developed elevator technology of the day allowed building to be built taller than ever before — far outstripping the fire department’s ability to propel water!

toronto Hoses tackle the devastating fire that levelled a large portion of the city's manufacturing district in Flames added for effect afterwards.

Toronto in photos from the 1850s to the 1990s Board_of_Trade_Building_Front_Street.jpg

1900 - Board of Trade building north-east corner of Yonge Street and Front Street

Gooderham Worts Distillery Toronto

The Distillery District, as the name so clearly implies, was not always a collection of boutique shops, galleries and other touristy attractions.

Toronto Fire Dept. Yorkville Ladder Company, 1915 Station 10's ladder crew poses by their apparatus in October, 1915

Yorkville Ladder Company, 1915 Station ladder crew poses by their apparatus in October, 1915

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