The history of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, begins several millennia ago.
Archaeological finds in the area have found artifacts of First Nations dating back several thousand years.
"We were finding bits of clothing and harmonica's ...
and all the kinds of things that would have been available probably when Hudson's Bay set up its post nearby." Radio carbon-dating from artifacts pulled up during their 2010 dig found the settlement was occupied more than 1,300 years ago.
In 1786, Lord Dorchester arrived in Quebec City as Governor-in-Chief of British North America.
His mission was to solve the problems of the newly landed Loyalists from the United States after the US War of Independence.
Nine Babine members surrendered and were jailed in September 1906.
The village site is about 100 kilometres from Smithers in B. It runs for at least 700 metres along the river and is obvious even to an amateur that the place is special.A provisional Upper Canada government was set up in Newark (today's Niagara-on-the-Lake) in 1791.In 1793, Lieutenant Governor John Graves Simcoe moved the capital of Upper Canada to Toronto, which he named York, not wanting an aboriginal name."Some of the people that we'd worked with had stories of their grandmother living there, one of the last people who actually lived in that village," Rahemtulla said."What we're tying to get a handle on is how far back the village goes and what were people doing there." Their dig has been hampered by B.