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This week, the Ontario Premier officially apologized to the Franco-Ontarian community for Regulation 17, which outlawed French in education for Ontario kids from 1912 and 1927 (not abolished until 1944). This was taken in 1922, at Yonge & Adelaide in Toronto. Vive les #franco-ontariens!

This picture of Machinery Hall was taken at the 1916 Exhibition. Note the posters for WWI bonds and the ammunition displays, signs of the times.

This picture, showing the construction of the Union Bank at the south east corner of Bay and King, appeared in the Toronto Evening Telegram on April 4, 1910. It was drawn by the celebrated Canadian artist Owen Staples.

Old Mill Market, Bloor St. W., s. side, w. of Humber R.