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FROM HOGTOWN TO DOWNTOWN:
THE HISTORY OF TORONTO IN 10 WEEKS

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! THE COURSE BEGINS JANUARY 22, 2023!

The history of Toronto is filled with fascinating stories that teach us about ourselves and our community. In this ten-week online course, we'll explore the city's past from a time long before it was founded, through its days as a rowdy frontier town, and all the way to the sprawling megacity we know today. How did Toronto become the multicultural metropolis of the twenty-first century? The answer involves everything from duels to broken hearts to pigeons.

Explore the history of the city with the award-winning author of The Toronto Book of the Dead and The Toronto Book of Love, host of the Canadiana documentary series and recipient of an honourable mention for a Governor General's History Award.


Format: This course will include 10 weekly lectures on Zoom with a chance to interact and ask questions, as well as a list of recommended readings & viewings. Each week's lecture will last approximately 1 to 1.5 hours. Every lecture will also be available to stream online later for anyone who can't make that week's class.

Dates: January 22 to March 26, 2023.

Time: 8pm every Sunday night.

Format: Each week's lecture will last approximately 1 to 1.5 hours.

Cost: $195 + tax.

Registration: To register, simply fill out the form below and I'll follow up to arrange payment by e-transfer or cheque, whichever you prefer.

If more than one person in your household would like to take the course, feel free to sit in on the lectures together — you only need to pay one fee per screen.

I'm also offering 10% off for paid subscribers of my Toronto History Weekly newsletter! (You can subscribe here.)


If you have any other questions, email me at adam@torontodreamsproject.com and I'll be very happy to answer them.


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