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Don Weitz in conversation with Ulli Diemer
Weitz, Don; Diemer, Ulli
Activist Don Weitz interviewed by Ulli Diemer, December 8, 2016.
How We Changed Toronto: The inside story of twelve creative, tumultuous years in civic life, 1969-1980
By the mid-1960s Toronto was well on its way to becoming Canada's largest and most powerful city. One real estate firm aptly labelled it Boomtown. Expressways, subways, shopping centres, high-rise apa...
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Seven News (7 News) was a community newspaper published in the area of Toronto east of downtown which at the time was known as Ward 7. Seven News was published from 1970 to 1985. Seven News is no long...
Toronto's Poor: A Rebellious History
Palmer, Bryan D.; Heroux, Gaetan
Toronto’s Poor reveals the long and too often forgotten history of poor people’s resistance. It details how the homeless, the unemployed, and the destitute have struggled to survive and secure food an...
Up Against City Hall
John Sewell describes his early life and explains how he accidentally got involved in politics. He tells of his experiences in Trefann Court, and how this opened his eyes to the realities of civic pol...
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A community newspaper based in the 'Ward 7' area of Toronto: east of downtown, from Sherbourne Street to Logan Avenue, including Don Vale, Cabbagetown, Regent Park, Riverdale, St. Jamestown. Seven New...
The Story Of A Victorian Neighbourhood
Coopersmith traces Cabbagetown's origins in the eighteenth century, growth in the Victorian era, decline in the thirties, and renaissance today. Also included are two walking tours that highlight hist...
The area today known as Cabbagetown was first known as the village of Don Vale, just outside of what was then Toronto.
Corktown is a residential neighbourhood in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is just south of Regent Park and north of the Gardiner Expressway, between Berkeley Street to the west and the Don Rive...
Government's house and housing the governed
Parliament Street: Regent Park, Cabbagetown (old and "Old") and St James Town
A recent history of the neighborhoods around Parliament Street in Toronto, with a focus on the planning challenges and the function of mixed-income communities.