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April 2019 meeting

Our next Toronto Branch meeting will take place on Monday, April 29 starting at 7:30 pm at Lansing United Church at Poyntz Avenue and Beecroft Road in North York.

The main speaker at our April meeting will be the author of Driv’n by Fortune, a book about the 78th Fraser’s Highlanders—a Scots regiment that settled […]

House of Industry records revealed

In the chill of a Toronto winter in 1859, 31-year-old Catharine Allen had two young children, was heavily pregnant with her third, and had been deserted by her husband. Ann McClauliff, a 66-year-old widow, had survived by selling fruit from a basket in the summer but could no longer make a living in the […]