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An short parsing of the Sara Patlick oral history about the Junction Shul

It is 1908. A lone man stepped onto Canadian soil. An immigrant determined to bring his family one by one from Russia. The Anshel Wise agency helped him,…

after COVID-19, Ontario’s current plan released Apr 27.

  Reopening Ontario after COVID-19 Learn how we’re planning to reopen businesses, services and public spaces. Overview A gradual, staged approach Listening to people and businesses About the…

1961 Toronto had a population 52 eskimos.

While the total population was 1,801,156. Thinking of this as a measure of strangers likely to be found at the bus stop, or waiting in line at the…

1953 High Park Mineral Baths.

 

1890 Keele Street, northwest corner of Vine Street, 

McCormack & Jackson’s fuel business, Keele Street, northwest corner of Vine Street, Toronto, Ontario. Unknown photographer Picture, 1890,  

Beef Farmers of Ontario  has published a video request of the federal government.

  The Junction has within its boundaries one of Ontario’s last active beef processing plants on Glen Scarlett Road, this plant processes Ontario grown cattle. Beef Farmers of…

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Not an ad just letting everyone this resource exists. NationBuilder.com | Official Site: NationBuilder | Software for Leaders Exceed your goals with community engagement software used by organizations…

“Share Your Love for The Junction” Social Media Giveaway Contest

“Share Your Love for The Junction” Social Media Giveaway Contest April 24 – May 1, 2020 Local shops are the backbone of our community. Even though some businesses…

Toronto the city started got with growth in mind.

    March 21, 1834, the new City of Toronto, has its 1st election, with 9,254 people in five wards and a area called The Liberties which was…

Now important was the Junction in the early 1900’s, The Eaton stores thought it was

Normally the Eaton retailing company started their Santa Claus parade in the core of the city near their prime location. But the Junction just too alluring for them…

High Park’s  cherry blossoms will have to be viewed online this year.

    High Park’s  cherry blossoms will have to be viewed online this year if the city completes it’s planned virtual viewing as the city has officially announced…

Martins Flowers open for delivery and pickup, they have won a best wedding florist

Martins Flowers

Hand sanitizer over changing exits in the Junction too.

Hand Sanitizer in many stores is selling for 10.00 or more for a hand sized bottle, with the retailers doing this saying they are charging this price as…

Why does a Junction bookstore have to worry about people steal their plastic basket.

 

55 Vine Ave Owners Proposing, new building 3 storey detached fourplex with a total of 4 two Bedroom Units

Proposal to construct a 3 storey detached fourplex with a total of 4 two Bedroom Units, one per floor; Second and Third floors will have front and rear…

Thunder Thighs Costumes of Busy St.

  The businesses of Busy St. Toronto. Here is another post on the subject. Busy St, a real street in Toronto’s lower east end houses a few distinct businesses…

Men’s advocacy legends Warren Farrell and Lionel Tiger kick off our first two national online Zoom presentations! 

Canadian Centre for Men and Families Is Canada’s leader in strengthening public awareness and services to marginalized fathers. Canadian Centre for Men and Families Is presenting online. all…

Wow 3039 Dundas St W. at Mc Murray to have retail 7 new apartments

Interior alterations, and constructIon of a 2nd storey addition at front, and  3rd storey addition at rear, will include additional retail at the ground floor and the addition…

Covid19 still leaves gangs of cars along Dundas in the Junction.

 

Misread Junction lore and history as related to Loblaws Stores.

Junction lore says the 1st Loblaws stores were in the Junction, which is wrong, but in a way you would never expect. Theodore P. Loblaw, Started his 1st…

St. Joseph’s Health Centre 1921

Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto Archives St. Joseph’s Hospital was founded by the Sisters in 1921 in response to the need for a general hospital in Toronto’s…

Interested in Ont Farming here is the 2019, Production & Farm Value Commercial Fruit Crops

Can-Pac the Junction invented meat system that feeds the world.

The Can-Pak   At processing system invented in 1951 by Canada Packers , which includes primal cutting and dress cutting in the Junction at St Clair Street West, and Keele…

Gardiner Expressway removed steel storage area.

    Top image chopped up steel from the current Apr 2020 Gardiner Expressway repairs.   Bottom Image, next to orange dumpster full strength steel from the Gardiner…

Some Toronto Restaurants starting to board up in fear of vandalism.

    Photo King St East.