View of the city of Toronto from the ferry connecting the Toronto Islands to the Queen City.
Cosmopolitan city and economic capital of Canada, Toronto has several recreational and tourist attractions that attract thousands of vacationers every year. Our journalists were interested in the tourist development of this metropolis and the must-see places for those wishing to discover the queen city.
October 7, 1977 on the show Aller-retour< /em>, host Jacques Duval talks with Le Devoir travel columnist Monique Nuytemans-Desroches, who presents the various centers of interest in the city of Toronto.< /p>
To those who believe that Toronto is a boring city, the host replies that the metropolis has become much more attractive since the 1970s. The city has grown at an accelerated rate due to the different ethnic groups that have settled there. installed and its economic growth.
Host Jacques Duval talks with Le Devoir travel columnist Monique Nuytemans-Desroches who presents the various points of interest in the city of Toronto.
In addition to the famous CN, which is the tallest free-standing tower in the world, Toronto has a few treasures that tourists have every interest in discovering.
Monique Nuytemans-Desroches introduces us to Yorkville. Haunt of hippies in the 1960s, Yorkville is a very pretty neighborhood teeming with the trendiest boutiques, art galleries and restaurants.
Ontario Place, which at the time spanned 95 acres in the lake of the same name, is also of particular interest. Inaugurated in 1971, Place de l'Ontario is to Toronto what Terre des hommes is to Montreal, in the opinion of the host.
On the footbridges of Place de Ontario hosts multiple cultural events. Today there is the Cinesphere, a water park and a large amphitheater.
The columnist for Le Devoir also mentions that the Science Center is one of the city's major hubs. a report on the Science Center which opened its doors 10 years later, early in 1969.
Report on the Toronto Science Centre, one of the first interactive museums in the world founded in 1969.
Designed by Canadian-Japanese architect Raymond Moriyama, it is one of the first interactive museums in the world dedicated to the popularization of science.
A place where young and old are invited to develop their scientific cultures by experimenting and touching everything.
More than one million people visit the Toronto Islands each year.
On August 9, 2006 in Téléjournal Magazine, journalist Christian Grégoire visits the Toronto Islands. Toronto located in Lake Ontario facing the city of Toronto.
Report by journalist Christian Grégoire on the Toronto Islands located in Lake Ontario facing the city of Toronto.
On the islands live a few inhabitants. It is also one of them that serves as a guide for our journalist. Several residents are artists and most certainly gardeners to see the magnificent flower beds that adjoin the houses of the islanders.
On the central island, children can give it to your heart's content by visiting the farmhouse and the amusement park.
The four beaches are important and become places of celebration during the summer months. The islands are also home to a former lighthouse which is Toronto's oldest building.
Accessible via three ferries, the 15 islands are connected by bridges and waterways and form a world to share close to Canada's largest city.
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