City of Toronto Archives
Search the Archives’ database for records and information. Search the Archives At the City of Toronto Archives you can find historical records (information), including: records created by the City of Toronto government records created by municipal governments that existed before the 1998 amalgamation papers of people, families, organizations and businesses photographs maps, plans and […]
Jeanne Sauvé was a Canadian journalist, politician, and stateswoman who served as the first female Governor General of Canada, and the 23rd since Canadian Confederation. She was appointed G.G. by Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, on Dec. 23, 1983.
Lincoln MacCauley Alexander was Ontario's first black lieutenant-governor, and the 24th in provincial history. He served from September 20, 1985 to December 10, 1991. Prior to that, in 1968 he was elected to Parliament for Hamilton West, becoming Canada's first black MP. He also served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War.
A postcard, circa 1970s, promoting Yonge Street and what was the Yonge Street Mall in Toronto. The mall was a summer-only space: it premiered for two weeks in 1971; expanded to eleven weeks in 1972 & 1973; and eight weeks in 1974.