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Batman’s Scottish Connections

May 1, 2022

The month of May marks the 83th anniversary of Batman’s introduction to the world. The Caped Crusader has been connected to Scotland from his creation up till the present. Batman […]

The Chefs’ House

May 1, 2022

The Chefs’ House (215 King Street East) is an innovative concept restaurant that operates in support of the Hospitality & Culinary Arts Program at George Brown College (GBC). The Program […]

Tartan Day and the Declaration of Arbroath

April 2, 2022

Tartan Day was inspired by Scotland but originated in Canada. The idea can be traced back to a Federation of Scottish Clans meeting that took place in Nova Scotia in […]

Sir Sandford Fleming: A Scottish-Canadian Icon

January 7, 2022

Sandford Fleming is near the top of the list when it comes to legendary Scottish-Canadians.  The prolific surveyor, engineer and inventor was born in Scotland on January 7, 1827. He […]

Auld Lang Syne: A Scottish-Canadian Success Story

December 28, 2021

The singing of Auld Lang Syne is synonymous with New Year’s Eve celebrations around the world. But how did an old Scottish folk song become so popular? It may surprise […]

Christmas Curling in 1904

December 25, 2021

The Rennie family enjoyed a sport that was born in Scotland on Christmas Day in 1904. William Rennie was born in a log cabin in Scarborough. He grew up on […]

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