KATHLYN HORIBE writes and edits corporate communications and marketing texts for companies and associations. Her publishing credits include magazines and newspapers in Canada, the United States, Europe, and New Zealand. Prior to embarking upon a career as a writer, she held various management positions and lived in Toronto for two years.
Canada's largest city often makes national headlines. Highlighting the wrath of Hurricane Hazel that pounded city homes; we remember the screams heard amidst the wreckage of a subway crash; and recount one night in 1904 when flames engulfed city buildings. These tragedies epitomize the strength and character of Torontonians in the face of disaster.