Also, sure to be a hot ticket, the festival will be hosting the world premiere of I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story.
With city status came a new name, Toronto. The name had a "musical sound" and was "in every respect much better" than the original, said William Bent Berczy, a member of the Legislative Committee.
Here are 5 things to know about Toronto on its 180th birthday.
Aside from the December ice storm we've also shivered through over three times as many cold weather alerts than last winter (32 versus 9). This has meant the city's homeless are in need of shelter more than ever, and resources that offer free transit tokens to allow the homeless to get to shelters are being stretched to the limit.
The answer is nefarious youths. In 1998, a community safety audit conducted after a fatal stabbing at Kennedy station suggested piping in Bach, Sibelius, Schumann, and others would repel gangs. New lights, CCTV, and additional security patrols were also ordered.