Explore the stories of some of Toronto’s most interesting people and the many things they’ve done to make our city a better place to live

Caribbean Connection: One Man’s Crusade

This exhibit looks at Donald Moore, a community leader and civil rights activist who fought to change Canada’s exclusionary immigration laws.

Queen City: Her Majesty in Toronto

As part of the City’s celebrations of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012, this exhibit looks back to some of her previous visits to the city.

Scarborough Welcomes Terry Fox

A look at Terry Fox’s visit to Scarborough during his Marathon of Hope in the summer of 1980.

That I May Be of Service – the Alumnae Association of the School of Nurses

An introduction to the history and records of the Alumnae Association of the School of Nursing, Toronto General Hospital, 1894–2010.

CKGW: Canada’s Cheerio Station

CKGW was a radio station owned and operated by distiller Gooderham and Worts, that broadcast from the King Edward hotel in the 1920s and 1930s.

Space Age Furniture Lands in Toronto

See a selection of 1950s space-age, yet functional, furniture designed and manufactured by Torontonian Russell Spanner.