The members of the Canadian Tour Guide Association of Toronto welcome you to our web site and we would love to welcome you to Toronto and surrounding areas for a tour.
Our web site serves several purposes. It is designed to inform you, our public, about us, our organization, its purposes and accomplishments. It also provides important information to prospective members. We want everyone who works in Toronto as a tour guide to join us in our endeavor to provide the best possible tourism experience in our city. Tour organizers for groups large and small can use our web site to help locate a guide suitable for their visit to Toronto and surrounding regions.
Click on the photo to see it enlarged. Click here to see other photos from our "St. Lawrence Market Day" visit to this well known Toronto attraction.
Visit St. Lawrence Market web site to learn more about the market.
CTGA arranges many visits and tours for our own members to important sites around our city. This “Events Program” helps keep us up-to-date on the attractions of our city making us better tour guides for our public.
Our “Founder’s Day Event” for 2016 was a visit to Toronto’s well-known St. Lawrence Market. The market is just about as old as the city itself and is very much part of our history. It has won recognition from "market enthusiasts" around the world.
Their museum technician Michael gave a good historical talk in the gallery complemented by a PowerPoint presentation that lasted 45 minutes and stirred up many questions. His talk included considerable historic information about Toronto as well as the Market. It was very informative and included many excellent archive photos.
The highlight was definitely the wonderful High Tea the St. Lawrence Market Kitchen served us on beautifully set tables, with precious china tea cups, two types of teas and a mouth-watering selection of the foods of the market.