Daniel Ross

Historian of the city, politics, and society

Tag Archives: Yonge Street

The Jaques murder, continued

The 1977 murder of shoeshine boy Emanuel Jaques continues to draw attention forty years later. I discussed the event and its impact on the city with the Globe & Mail.

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

The summer of ’77: A community conversation

On June 22, I’m taking part in a roundtable discussion of the summer of 1977 in Toronto, and the impact a tragic murder had on politics, policing, and the future of downtown.

May 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Heart of the City

On February 23, 2017 I’ll be speaking at McGill University about my research on Yonge Street and the politics of downtown development in Toronto.

February 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

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