Events Calendar

Upcoming Events Across Ontario

Heritage York at Lambton House: Valley Winter Market

Lambton House 4066 Old Dundas St., York, Ontario, Canada

At Lambton House/Tavern, we will have our sales tables on the front verandah if weather permits, or in the Howland Room in inclement weather. We will open at 9:00 a.m. for anyone who wishes to preview our sale items. As a City-owned facility, in compliance with Covid protocols, we will require your name and either...

Heritage York 2022 Howland Lecture (Virtual)


Understanding the West: Howland and Canada's Dream of Empire David Raymont, Past President of the York Pioneer and Historical Society The Province of Manitoba was founded in 1870. This was not an easy process for the new Dominion of Canada or the settlers, Métis and First Nations of Manitoba. What role did Sir William Howland...

Heritage York Heritage Talks: Misadventure on the Humber

Lambton House 4066 Old Dundas St., York, Ontario, Canada

On Wednesday, August 7, 1968, an event occurred on the Humber River that resonates in the Warren Park community to this day, 52 years later! That event made the front page of the citywide newspapers. The Globe and Mail trumpeted the headline ‘Four girls, dog, wade into deep troubles’ – the front page of the...

Heritage York Heritage Talks: Hurricane Hazel 69th Anniversary

Old Mill TTC Subway Station 2672 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Canada

On October 15, 1954, Hurricane Hazel left a dramatic trail of damage and loss of life in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. The Humber River took the brunt of the storm. Streets and bridges were lost. An estimated 300 million tonnes of rain fell in Toronto. In all, 83 people died. For over 2 decades,...