The City of Toronto Archives offers curriculum-based programs for elementary and high school groups, tours for college and university students, programs for ESL students and guided visits for all other interested groups, both at the Archives and City Hall. All programs are free.
Come to the Archives for some hands-on history! This City of Toronto Archives maps-based program addresses two Grade 3 units, Communities in Canada, 1780 – 1850, and Living and Working in Ontario.
Come to the City of Toronto Archives and study the changes in one Toronto neighbourhood over the last 120 years.
Michael Ondaatje's novel, In the Skin of a Lion, is one of the few mainstream books that examines aspects of the working-class immigrant experience in Toronto in the early 20th century. Come to the City of Toronto Archives to explore some of the actual archival documents used by the author for his work.