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Sunday June 24 - 2 to 3:30 pm

A walk by the water makes a summer's day even better. Learn about the evolution of the Queen's Quay area, from its industrial and commercial origins to the recent revitalization.

Wednesday June 27 - 6 to 7:30 pm

With 100,000 commuters flooding in daily to move billions of dollars, it’s no wonder that the built environment in the financial district offers so much visual inspiration. Admire the work of noted architects such as Mies van der Rohe, I.M. Pei and Santiago Calatrava, and discover surprising public art. 

St. Lawrence Hall, Toronto. Photo courtesy Paul Vaculik.
Sunday, July 1, 2018, 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Explore Toronto’s history along its first main street, and the colourful history of the newspapers that have had their headquarters there from the 1820’s to present day.

Wednesday July 4 - 6 to 7:30 pm

Toronto’s oldest non-denominational cemetery, the Necropolis is the final resting place of rebels and reformers as well as many of Toronto’s early residents.

Sunday July 8 - 2 to 3:30 pm

Revisit the Entertainment District, rich in the history of early city expansion and immigration, and now a vibrant area buzzing with theatres and upscale hotels, architecture and public art.

Wednesday July 11 - 6 to 7:30 pm

Discover the rich history of the Danforth, which includes beautiful heritage homes, historical churches, the famous Music Hall and former Nickelodeon. Learn about the Playters, an early and influential family.

Sunday July 15 - 2 to 3:30 pm

Once the most fashionable address in Toronto, Jarvis Street retains many of its old mansions and churches, and has acquired new architectural gems. A walk down this broad street provides insight into its elegant past and energetic present.

Wednesday July 18 - 6 to 7:30 pm

Learn the stories and secrets of the provincial legislature, the mansions on Queen’s Park Crescent, St. Michael’s University, and Victoria University, while seeing some new and interesting Toronto architecture. 


July 20 to August 1, 2018

Prepare yourself for a unique and remarkable trip. See Imperial Russia with onion-domed cathedrals, palaces, thrones, crown jewels and the art masterpieces of the famous Hermitage; and 20th century Russia, leaders in the space race. Bob McDonald, the host of CBC’s Quirks and Quarks, takes us behind the scenes.

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Sunday July 22 - 2 to 3:30 pm

With 100,000 commuters flooding in daily to move billions of dollars, it’s no wonder that the built environment in the financial district offers so much visual inspiration. Admire the work of noted architects such as Mies van der Rohe, I.M. Pei and Santiago Calatrava, and discover surprising public art.