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Casa Loma

Canada'’s Fairy-Tale Castle and Its Owner, Sir Henry Pellatt

In this fifth edition, with new photography showing Casa Loma in its newly restored state, Bill Freeman takes readers on a tour of every significant room in this dramatic hillside castle, … ; 96 View

How We Changed Toronto

The inside story of twelve creative, tumultuous years in civic life, 1969-1980

By the mid-1960s Toronto was well on its way to becoming Canada’s largest and most powerful city. One real estate firm aptly labelled it Boomtown. Expressways, subways, shopping centres, … 349 View

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City-Building in an Age of Hyper-Diversity

How do we build cities where we aren’t just living within the same urban space, but living together? Greater Toronto is now home to a larger proportion of foreign-born residents than any … ; 281 View

Their Town

The Mafia, the Media and the Party Machine

This book is a classic of its kind — a no-holds-barred portrait of Hamilton civic life in the 1970s. The focus is on power — and the powerful. On the surface, power was wielded by the … ; 166 View
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Toronto’s Ravines and Urban Forests

Their natural heritage and local history

No matter where you are in Toronto, you are close to a ravine. In these often-hidden places you can find an astonishing diversity of birds, flowers, and trees. Jason Ramsay-Brown has spent twenty … 200 View
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Acknowledgments and Floor Plans

From: Casa Loma

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Cast of Characters

From: How We Changed Toronto

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Short biographies about the people consistently mentioned throughout the book. 7 $0.70 Add
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Foreword

From: Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown describes how changes in government policy and community use over the last five years are influencing the health and welfare of Toronto’s natural heritage … 2 $0.20 Add
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Hamilton Politics and the Ideology of Business

From: Their Town

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An introduction to the core ideas behind this book. ; 5 $0.50 Add
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Introduction

From: North of Superior

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Outlines the exact area of Northwestern Ontario, explains how this book bridges a gap in history of this reason giving an accessible overview of the region for the first time, explains the three … ; 8 $0.80 Add
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Introduction

From: Subdivided

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Pitter explains the rationale behind the anthology – to spark thoughtful, spirited discussion about inclusive city-building. 9 $0.90 Add
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Discovering a Political Life

From: How We Changed Toronto

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Sewell recounts what brought him to getting involved in city politics and brings us right to his election as junior alderman in 1967 25 $2.50 Add
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Identity and the City

Thinking Through Diversity

From: Subdivided

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Farhadi examines four individual stories of diversity in Toronto. 20 $2.00 Add
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Introduction

From: Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown defines Toronto’s ravines and urban forests as the city’s greatest civic treasure. He asserts that the definition of a "world class city" is … 2 $0.20 Add
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Walking Tour

From: Casa Loma

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A walking tour of the castle and grounds ; 49 $4.90 Add
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Chapter 1

Altona Forest

From: Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown describes Altona Forest, an ecologically-rich natural area in the Petticoat Creek watershed on the border of Pickering and Toronto. He uses Altona to reflect upon … 5 $0.50 Add