Our thanks go to the following helpful websites:
Consulates in Toronto and embassies in Ottawa: for telephone numbers and addresses, please consult the Web; e.g. Click on “Consulate of ??? in Toronto.”
Bata Shoe Museum for its international programs.
Doors Open includes some international buildings like one of the Tibetan temples.
Harbourfront Centre (some events free) hosts many ethnic and international events. Expensive parking. Street car from Union Station and Spadina subway stations.
Heritage Community Ethnic Organizations
Munk School of Global Affairs at U of Toronto. Free lectures by academics on many international subjects.
Royal Ontario Museum (entrance fee), 100 Queen’s Park.
Museum or St. George subway stations. Tel. 416-586-8000. Has international programs.
Nathan Phillips Square / City Hall. Northwest corner of Queen and Bay Streets. Queen Street or Osgoode subway stations. Hosts many events.
Native Canadian Centre Toronto
NOW Toronto newspaper, available every Thursday at libraries and subway stations, has the most comprehensive listing of things happening in Toronto.
Toronto Police Services (sometimes gives parade routes and road closures).
Toronto Transit Commission TTC Toronto’s public transportation system. Consult for route diversions and instructions on how to get to festivals by public transportation.
Yonge-Dundas Square Square. Dundas and Yonge Streets, this square hosts many ethnic events.