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Two books written by Beachers and reviewed in these pages last year have been nominated for in 40th annual Heritage Toronto Awards. Books that contribute to the promotion and conservation of the city’s history and heritage are considered for nomination. Along the Shore: Rediscovering Toronto’s Waterfront Heritage by M. Jane Fairburn covers the history, social […]

Beach Books

Willowdale: Yesterday’s Farms, Today’s Legacy By Scott Kennedy Dundurn Press, 176 Pgs. Beacher Scott Kennedy has revisited his childhood home in Willowdale: Yesterday’s Farms, Today’s Legacy. This fascinating history of this large area of North York, one of the last to be intensively developed in Toronto, takes a unique angle in its approach. Rather than […]