An ongoing research project of the Ontario Genealogical Society, Toronto Branch

Census Day 2011: Make your mark in history!

Census Day in Canada is Tuesday, May 10. Canadians will receive the information brochure in the mail this week. It provides instructions from Statistics Canada about completing the census online, and how to order a paper form over the telephone if you prefer.

Regardless of the method you choose, please remember to check the “YES” box for the . . . → Read More: Census Day 2011: Make your mark in history!

Gould Street Fire consumes a bit of Toronto’s past

The fire at Yonge and Gould Streets yesterday consumed the upper stories of a 19th century commercial building that was built in 1888 by William Reynolds on property he purchased in 1847. Reynolds was one of the first bakers in Toronto and his shop was situated at the corner of Yonge and Gould.  This morning, The . . . → Read More: Gould Street Fire consumes a bit of Toronto’s past