From the 1870s to the 1950s, waves of immigrants to Toronto - Irish, Jewish, Chinese and Italian, among others - landed in 'The Ward' in the centre of downtown. Deemed a slum, the area...
Author: Lorinc, John, McClelland, Michael, Scheinberg, Ellen, Taylor, TatumSummary:
The story of the growth and destruction of Toronto’s first 'priority neighbourhood.' From the 1840s until the Second World War, waves of newcomers who migrated to Toronto - Irish, Jewish, Italian...
Author: Bogel, AnneSummary:
If the viral Buzzfeed-style personality quizzes are any indication, we are collectively obsessed with the idea of defining and knowing ourselves and our unique place in the world. But what we're...
Author: Myers, Walter DeanSummary:
Sixteen-year-old "Slam" Harris is counting on his noteworthy basketball talents to get him out of the inner city and give him a chance to succeed in life, but his coach sees things differently....
Author: Hines, BarrySummary:
Experience the gritty realism of Billy Casper's world, as he fights to escape the confines of life in a 1960's Yorkshire mining town by training and flying a hawk.