Bound by Yonge Street , Bay view Avenue, Moore Avenue and Merton Street, Mount Pleasant Cemetery holds the graves of insulin ... More
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Bound by Yonge Street , Bay view Avenue, Moore Avenue and Merton Street, Mount Pleasant Cemetery holds the graves of insulin inventors Frederick Banting and Charles Best, pianist Glenn Gould, and William Lyon Mackenzie King, Canada's longest-serving Prime Minister. Created in 1876, the Mount Pleasant Cemetery was established to help deal with the overflow of the Necropolis , Toronto's first non-sectarian cemetery. It is beautifully landscaped and houses an arboretum with native and non-native species as well as some fine architecture. Its paths are used by many joggers and cyclists as well as those looking for peace and quiet in verdant surroundings.
Open for more than a century, this exhibition ground is best known for its flagship event, the Canadian National Exhibition.
But the grounds, covering 78 hectares along the Lakeshore, hold more than 100 shows annually, including the Royal Agricultural ...
There's nothing in Arts on King you really need, but there's tons of stuff you won't be able to live
without. Hundreds of handcrafted items, created mostly by Canadian artists, fill the space, located just east of Yonge Street ...
Opened in 1899 as chief meeting place for Toronto politicians, this Romanesque Revival structure was built by the same man
who conceived Casa Loma . The beautiful gray and brownstone exterior has the faces of many of the city's ...
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