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History

A Tribute Video to the Ontario Bread Factory

On Jun 21st this year the Ontario Bread Factory stopped producing, putting an end to the production of bread from this inner city bakery. A couple locals put together this video as a tribute to the people who ran this factory for many years. […]
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Festivals

Pictures from today’s Portugal Day Parade

If you live in this neighbourhood or visit her often one of the great annual events that brings together the entire Portuguese community to the area is the Portugal Day Parade. It happened this morning and for over two hours groups of patriot Portuguese streamed along Dundas full of national pride, many dressed in traditional clothes. Many of the major Portuguese owned companies sponsored elaborate floats, some of which even included live animals. […]
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Festivals

Jane’s Walk Recap 2012

Yesterday we led a Jane’s Walk, “An Insider’s View of Ossington.” Approximately 50 people joined us as we strolled down Ossington on the west side, and back up the east side, between Queen and Dundas. […]
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History

Pictures of Old Ossington

One of our readers connected us with a local blogger who collects and compares pictures of old Toronto. The Blog, called Lost Toronto, today posted a whole series of photos of Ossington from the past. We thought these pictures were so cool we wanted to re-post on our site also. […]