Tag Archives: History

September 21

Egyptian Mummies: Ancient Lives. New Discoveries Opens Sep. 19 at the ROM

photography by A.J. Lam On September 19, 2020, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) invites visitors to journey back in time for a rare and in-depth look at what life was like on the Nile 3,000 years ago. Egyptian Mummies: Ancient Lives. New Discoveries is a rigorous scientific exploration, using advanced CT scanning techniques, 3D images, over […]

August 24

BATA Shoe Museum – New Exhibit opened!

by Sally Warburton The BSM Exhibit we’ve been anxiously awaiting for has opened!   The Great Divide – Footwear in the Age of Enlightenment is a collection of shoes depicting the period of history from the 17th to end of the 18th century.  We see the power dynamics of the people at the time. Through the displays […]

July 20

Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum Re-Opening

by Sally Warburton On a really hot day in Toronto the news of the ROM reopening was for more than just the awesome air conditioning! Yes, this wonderful touristic site is refreshing and airy. For so many Torontonians and others in Ontario going to the ROM is a nice change of pace from isolating at […]

March 26

Vimy Centennial Celebration Dinner @ Arcadian Court, Toronto (Mon. Mar. 20, 2017)

  Monday March 20, 2017, the Arcadian Court in Toronto hosted the Vimy Centennial Celebration Dinner, with proceeds of the dinner going towards two important Vimy Centennial Legacy initiatives described below: The Vimy Foundation Centennial Park will be located adjacent to the Vimy monument in France. This unique area will be comprised of 100 Vimy […]

Visit Flanders, Nov. 4, 2014 @2nd Floor Events (461 King St. W)

On a rainy Tuesday evening, 2nd Floor Events welcomed guests from the travel industry for an evening commemorate 100 years after the events Flanders Field and to also learn and explore the richness of what Belgium and Flanders. Guests were treated to some of Belgium’s finest beers, steak frites, steak tartare, mussels and other hor […]