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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

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

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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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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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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
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From Poverty to Prosperity

From: Casa Loma

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1859 – 1889. Looks at Henry Mill Pellatt and recounts his early toronto days, young man in a hurry, Rifleman Pellatt, Pellatt the Plunger ; 7 $0.70 Add
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Getting Down to Work

From: How We Changed Toronto

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Deals with his first years in office – 1969 – 1972 30 $3.00 Add
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Rouge Park

From: Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown introduces Rouge National Urban Park, one of Toronto’s largest natural areas, which dominates some 13 per cent of the Rouge River watershed. He describes how … 9 $0.90 Add
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Neighbourhoods in Revolt

From: How We Changed Toronto

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community reactions to development proposals in 1972 27 $2.70 Add
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PELLATT THE PROMOTER

From: Casa Loma

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1880 – 1910. Looks at Pellatt as a finance capitalist, electric power for the people and his road from prosperity to wealth ; 7 $0.70 Add
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A Reform City Council

From: How We Changed Toronto

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the 1972 election brought new blood to the city council and Sewell discusses how Larger decision-making bodies often hamper debate, but our council was of a manageable size. The openness and the … 26 $2.60 Add