This two-hour walking tour shows you how Toronto evolved from a backwater bog to a multicultural, modern city that loves to express itself in music, art and architecture. Start at food-filled St. Lawrence Market and finish at historic Osgoode Hall, steps away from Queen Street’s vibrant cafes, restaurants and shops.
Toronto’s diverse neighborhoods are the “sole” of the city – and the places that tourists and Torontonians often miss. On this walking and transit tour of four eclectic Toronto neighbourhoods, Yorkville, the Gay Village, Regent Park and Cabbagetown, our guides will show you how they were created, and continue to be shaped, by the people that call them home.
Can a concrete downtown core really be greened over? On this walking tour of the downtown’s greenest sites, from city parks to eco-buildings and bike sharing, our guides will show you that it ain’t easy being green, but it is certainly possible.
What makes some messages powerful? This two-hour walk from CBC’s headquarters to Queen Street looks at how stories are produced, asks students to become reporters and explores advertising on the street.
Revitalize This! The Urban Geography Tour explores two neighbourhoods with a shared history but different outcomes — Victorian Cabbagetown and Regent Park.
Stand beside a living wall and discover food-filled gardens to see how Canada’s biggest university campus is going green. See the University of Toronto’s gorgeous grounds and historic buildings from a sustainable perspective.
Gaze up at Canada’s biggest indoor mural, explore two hidden art galleries, and learn about the city’s history through its architectural wonders. Don’t forget your camera and sketchpad!