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My City Lives: “Old Town Toronto” part v

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In the final video for our series with famous Toronto Historian Bruce Bell around Old Town Toronto we visited the St. James Cathedral.  The church was initially established in 1797 but rebuilt in 1839 after being burnt down by a fire. As a popular heritage site, often visited by the Queen and Royal Family when in Toronto, the Cathedral Church of St. James is both a parish church ministering to the historic St. Lawrence neighbourhood and a cathedral.