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2034 Toronto's Past: Your City, Your House, Your Family

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Course Description

What’s the story of your house? What’s intriguing about the history of your family in Toronto? When did familiar businesses or institutions first open their doors? This course is your guide to researching Toronto history. Whether you’re a writer, a researcher, a homeowner or just curious about your city, your neighbourhood or your family’s past, we’ll follow established principles of local and family research in working through a variety of short research projects chosen to reflect participants’ interests. Become a local history sleuth!

Learning Outcomes

  • Participate in an engaging "how-to" course in researching local, house and family history in Toronto.
  • Discover remarkable local resources, including some little-known ones.
  • Enjoy sharing your research interests with the group and, we hope, see progress on a project that interests you.


  2034 - 011 Toronto's Past: Your City, Your House, Your Family    
  Fall - 16   Status:  Available
Weeknight:   Thu 6:30PM - 8:30PM
6 Oct 2016 to 10 Nov 2016
Number of Sessions: 6 Sessions
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $245.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
  1.20 CEUs
Campus:   St. George Campus
Delivery Options:  IN-CLASS
Instructors: James F. S. Thomson, B.A., J.D.