Discover Sir John A's Toronto
This website takes you on a virtual tour of Sir John A. Macdonald’s Toronto – where he lived, who he met, and what he did. Along with historical information you will also see archival photographs of the man, the people he associated with and the Toronto landmarks that distinguished his time here. In addition, you can also hear historically accurate re-enactments of speeches given by Macdonald and his contemporaries.
Podcast & Map
Download the audio podcast and let it act as your virtual tour guide of Sir John A. Macdonald’s Toronto. Narrated by Ryerson University professor and noted Macdonald historian Patrice Dutil, the podcast tells you Macdonald’s story as you walk the streets that he walked. Also download the walking tour map that shows you how to get to each of the 9 stops on the tour. This is perfect for self-guided individual tours, group tours or class outings.
Download the App
This version of the tour combines the podcast and map in one convenient mobile app. It includes an audio version of the tour narrated by Ryerson University professor and noted Macdonald historian Patrice Dutil, a built-in map that will guide you to each location PLUS bonus features only available on the app.