Canada’s largest municipality has provided services to its residents for nearly 200 years. Find out more about their history and development.

Albert Campbell’s Dream – A New Scarborough Civic Centre

This exhibit looks at the history and development of Scarborough Civic Centre, in celebration of this iconic building's 50th anniversary.

Historical By-Laws

In 2014 Toronto passed the 200,000th by-law created by it or one of its predecessor municipalities. Find out about some of the more notable ones.

Turning on Toronto: A History of Toronto Hydro

Using photographs and documents from the Archives’ collection, this exhibit tells the story of the development of publicly-owned electricity in Toronto.

A Step Forward in Time: Toronto’s New City Hall

A history of the construction and opening of City Hall and Nathan Phillips Square.

An Infectious Idea: 125 Years of Public Health in Toronto

Celebrating the 125th anniversary of Toronto Public Health through photographs and documents from the city’s and predecessor municipalities’ health departments.