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CLOSURE NOTICE: Please note that Toronto’s First Post Office will be closed on Saturday, January 14th, 2023 due to unforseen circumstances. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.  

“A Stroll Through History” Walking Tour: Toronto’s First Post Office is happy to announce that this self-guided tour will continue to be offered year round.  More details are available on our Education Programs page.

“By the Light of the Coal Oil Lamp” Author Talk: Tickets are now available for purchase for a virtual presentation by author Ruth Cameron-Howard on her book which recounts her childhood growing up in a rural Saskatchewan town. More details can be found on our Upcoming Events page.

“Toronto at 189”  March 6th Annual Fundraiser Event: March 6, 2023 is Toronto’s 189th Birthday! Celebrate in the heart of Old Town Toronto, where the city was born. For more information and to purchase tickets head to our March 6th Fundraiser page or our Upcoming Events page.