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Jane’s Walk 2012: Spacing’s top 20 tours

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The annual Jane’s Walk Weekend is just around the corner! On Saturday, May 5th, and Sunday, May 6th, hundreds of free walking tours will take place in cities around the world. Toronto, where Jane lived during the latter half of her life, will be the setting for more walks than any other city; still, several stand out. To find further listings, visit the Jane’s Walk website.


#StClairDisaster: Seeing is Believing
Guided by John Lorinc

Discovering hidden Hastings Creek
Guided by Dylan Reid and Paul Dowsett

Williamson Ravine Ramble
Guided by Jane Farrow, Todd Irvine, Adam Smith

Psychogeography in Mississauga
Guided by Shawn Micallef

Art and the City Tour
Guided by Walk T.O.

Toronto the Green Tour
Guided by Walk T.O.

A Second Look at Regent Park
Guided by The Regent Park Community

A Poor People’s History of East Downtown Toronto
Guided by Gaetan Heroux

How Parks Work: An Eastern Beaches Walkabout
Guided by James Dann, Jane Farrow

West Don Lands Parks and River Walk
Guided by West Don Lands Committee

Victoria Park Avenue: Nature, Rails and Quarries
Guided by Heritage Toronto

Fort York and 200 Years of Development
Guided by René Malagón

The Jarvis Cultural Corridor
Guided by Toronto City Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam and Michael McClelland of ERA Architects

King and Spadina: One of The Two Kings
Guided by Paul Bedford and Margie Zeidler

Tap to Toilet
Guided by John Wilson, Helen Mills, Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon

Jane’s Bike Ride
Guided by Bike Pirates

A Sense of Spadina
Guided by Ontario Jewish Archives, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto

Wellington Place: A Remarkable Neighbourhood Re-Emerges Over The Traces Of Two Centuries
Guided by Ken and Eti Greenberg, Wellington Place Neighbourhood Association, and Michael McClelland, Principal ERA Architects Inc.


You Can’t Do That At City Hall
Guided by Councillor Adam Vaughan

Walk in Ward 33, Peanuts & More
Guided by Councillor Shelley Carroll

Bloordale: A story of Transit, Entrepreneurship and Neighbourhood Change
Guided by Adam Popper