Category Archives: Parkdale

5 Important Heritage Events!

  June 21, 5:30 pm, First Nations at Peace Garden. June 20, 6 pm, Parkdale Land Trust, Info.  June 26, 7 to 9 pm, Parkdale & WQW HCD Reveal!  Aug. 5, 12 noon & 2:30 PM History On The Humber, … Continue reading

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Properties that we Recommend for listing and Eventual Designation

The Sunnyside Historical Society has agreed on this list of Properties that we recommend for immediate listing and eventual designation. We considered all of Roncesvalles to Dundas and across Dundas to Sorauren plus some nearby areas. Toronto City Council has … Continue reading

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A Sacred Trust Revisited June 8 Carolyn King

The story of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation in Toronto and the Great Lakes area with Carolyn King, former Chief,  Thursday, June 8, 2017 Doors open at 7:00pm, Talk at 7:30pm Refreshments * Free will offering appreciated … Continue reading

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How Lake Shore Trail Became Queen Street West

In 1793 The Mississaugas were protesting the felling of trees and the larger than agreed expansion of British presence on their land. This may have been Toronto’s first demonstration, described on page 22, of ‘Spadina a Story of Old Toronto’, … Continue reading

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Liberty Village Heritage is much older than the Distillery District

Are we overlooking our oldest and most valuable Heritage in Liberty Village? Heritage Tourism, large or small, is coming to West Liberty Village. This material was presented to the Liberty Village BIA 2017-04-20. It was standing room only. Three representatives … Continue reading

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Our Shared Paths

We share paths that are thousands of years old, used by the Wendat (Huron), Haudenosaunee [pronunciation] (Iroquois), Ojibway (Mississauga), French and British. Marked on the following map in grey are the trails and gathering places of these earlier people. Dotted … Continue reading

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Birthday’s For Canada, Parkdale Toronto and First Nations.

We are celebrating Toronto’s birthday today, remembering other important dates and the Parkdale BIA has a present for you. 1. Canada turns 150 this year. More on this soon. 2. Parkdale turned 138 this year and the Parkdale BIA has … Continue reading

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