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Toronto museum in Casa Loma proposed

November 28th, 2012 · Comments Off on Toronto museum in Casa Loma proposed

MP and city councillors support proposition

By Andrew Schopp

A new home is needed to showcase Toronto’s history, and Casa Loma may be just the ticket.

“The reason why it is a very good venue is because Casa Loma is recognized as one of the top three tourists attractions in the city of Toronto,” said city councillor Joe Mihevc (Ward 21 St. Paul’s).

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Doors Open Toronto 2012 a huge success in the Annex

May 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment

BLOOR HOT DOCS CINEMA, ROYAL St. GEORGE’S, TRINITY ST. PAUL’S OPEN DOORS FOR FIRST TIME

By Kristin Eliason

Doors Open Toronto gave residents and tourists the opportunity this weekend to get outdoors and in doors of some of the city’s most unique and stunning buildings.

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Casa Loma under new (old) management: city regains control

June 30th, 2011 · Comments Off on Casa Loma under new (old) management: city regains control

By Katie O’Connor

After years of power struggles, the City of Toronto took control of Casa Loma (1 Austin Terrace) from the Kiwanis Club, which has managed the historic castle for almost 75 years.

The city owns Casa Loma, but had contracted out management to the charity since 1937.

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Castle under siege?: Casa Loma management under scrutiny

August 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off on Castle under siege?: Casa Loma management under scrutiny

By Jennifer Farncomb

Is it time for new management at Casa Loma?

Recent events have called into question the management and finances of the castle, which some say are lacking in transparency and the ability follow through on agreements made with the city in 2008.

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