Canada 150

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In celebration of Canada 150, MomenTO highlights people, places and events from 1867 to 2017 that are significant to the history of Canada and Toronto. MomenTO engages community partners to present a diverse set of events, exhibits, and installations from May to December of 2017. At the same time, the MomenTO Pop-up Museum takes Canada's 150th anniversary city-wide, featuring artifacts from the City's historical collections that help tell remarkable stories from Toronto and Canada's past.


MomenTO: Sounds Like Toronto

Sounds Like Toronto

A six-part concert series this fall celebrating the city's contributions to the Canadian music scene, from folk to rock, global to hip hop. Free admission.

Canada Cooks, Toronto Eats

Canada Cooks, Toronto Eats

Celebrate Toronto’s culinary history during a FREE weekend event November 4 & 5, featuring live cooking demonstrations and food and drink samples.

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Kensington Market Pop-Up

Join MomenTO and Historica Canada to mark Canada 150 at Pedestrian Sunday in Kensington Market on October 29.

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MomenTO Timeline

Do you know your city? Visit our timeline of moments in Toronto that have shaped Canada over the past 150 years.

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Pop-Up Museum

Explore artifacts from the City's collections and interactive timeline displays that highlight 150 years of Canadian moments. Look for us in your neighbourhood!

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Community Events

MomenTO wants to showcase events that highlight historical people, places, or moments, from 1867-2017, that are significant to Toronto and Canada. Email momento@toronto.ca to submit your event!

MomenTO: Toronto 150 VR

Project 150 VR

Explore an interactive virtual reality view of Toronto's waterfront in 1867 and 2017. Click between time periods to experience the incredible change in the skyline over the last 150 years.

MomenTO Timeline

Do you know your city? Visit our timeline of moments in Toronto that have shaped Canada over the past 150 years.

Submit your idea

Our timeline is growing, and you can contribute! Tell us about a Toronto moment you'd like to add with a brief description of why your suggestion is significant to Canada's history. Email momento@toronto.ca to participate. Some public submissions will appear on our online timeline throughout 2017.


MomenTO is produced by the City of Toronto in partnership with the Province of Ontario's Ontario 150 Program and the Government of Canada.

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Program Partners

TIFF - Toronto International Film Festival

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Toronto Region Conservation 

Heritage Toronto