“TO Canada with Love” is the City of Toronto’s Year-Long Celebration, Commemorations & Exhibitions of Canada’s 150th Birthday

The following video presents TO Canada with Love:
“TO Canada with Love” is the City of Toronto’s year-long program of celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions marking Canada’s 150th birthday. The program is Toronto’s cultural love letter to the country, offering a rich tapestry of more than 30 City-produced events taking place across the city throughout 2017.

The TO Canada with Love program is “Toronto’s cultural love letter to the country, offering a rich tapestry of more than 30 City-produced events taking place across the city throughout 2017.

“The City’s year-long program includes:

The following video presentsMomenTO Teaser:
In celebration of Canada 150, MomenTO highlights people, places and events from 1867 to 2017 that are significant to the history of Canada and Toronto. MomenTO engages community partners to present a diverse set of events, exhibits, and installations from May to December of 2017. At the same time, the MomenTO Pop-up Museum takes Canada’s 150th anniversary city-wide, featuring artifacts from the City’s historical collections that help tell remarkable stories from Toronto and Canada’s past.

Dans le cadre des célébrations du Canada 150, MomenTO rend hommage aux groupes, personnalités, emplacements et événements qui ont marqué l’histoire du Canada et de Toronto entre 1867 et 2017. Avec la collaboration de ses partenaires communautaires, MomenTO présentera une variété d’événements, d’expositions et d’installations de mai à décembre 2017. Au même moment, les expositions temporaires de MomenTO amène la fête du 150e anniversaire du Canada partout en ville avec ses collections d’artéfacts qui nous font revivre l’histoire de Toronto et Canada.

The City of Toronto recently released details of the TO Canada with Love summer program.

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16-May-2017

City of Toronto announces TO Canada with Love summer program

The City of Toronto released details of the TO Canada with Love summer program today, including plans for MomenTO, The Indigenous Arts Festival and National Aboriginal Day, and Canada Days. TO Canada with Love is the City’s year-long program of celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions marking Canada’s 150th birthday. The full program is available at toronto.ca/canada150.

“The TO Canada with Love program commemorates Canada’s past and celebrates its present and future through music, arts, culture, film and more,” said Mayor John Tory. “This programming illustrates what makes our city and nation so unique. I invite all Torontonians to share in our Canadian pride by attending free and accessible events all summer long.”

“In this momentous Canada 150 year, National Aboriginal Day and Canada Day celebrations will highlight what makes our country so unique, diverse and vibrant,” said Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage. “I invite all people of Toronto to participate in the activities taking place in their community. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to celebrate this important milestone with your family, friends and neighbours.”

“The city will come alive this summer with a wide array of activities that will incite curiosity, joy and pride as we celebrate our roots, our talent and our history,” said Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport. “Through the Ontario150 program, the Province is proud to support TO Canada with Love and the nearly 1,000 other sesquicentennial-focused initiatives across Ontario, making 2017 a remarkable and memorable year.” Read more of “TO Canada with Love” is the City of Toronto’s Year-Long Celebration, Commemorations & Exhibitions of Canada’s 150th Birthday

You’re Invited to Doors Open Toronto: Celebration of Toronto Buildings May 23 & 24, 2015

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2015 Theme is Sports, Recreation and Leisure

May 23 & 24, 2015

FREE Admissions

to

More Than 155 Buildings
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

For a FREE city-wide celebration, the annual Doors Open Toronto will take place on Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24.

  • This event offers FREE and rare access to more than 155 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city, such as:
    • Aga Khan Museum,
    • Artscape Wychwood Barns,
    • Bridgepoint Active Healthcare,
    • Gladstone Hotel,
    • City Hall, Amsterdam Brewery,
    • Bata Shoe Museum,
    • Hariri Pontarini Architects,
    • Winter Garden Theatre,
    • gh3, and
    • Commerce Court North.

Doors Open Toronto 2015 includes the following highlights:

University of Toronto's Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport | Credit: Tom Arban

University of Toronto’s Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport | Credit: Tom Arban

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