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The End of an Institution: Saying Goodbye to the Toronto Women’s Bookstore

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After withstanding protests, a bombing and two recessions, the Toronto Women’s Bookstore is one tough broad. But on Oct. 9, it was announced that the store would shut its doors for good after 39 years. At the end of November, Toronto will lose a space that has been precious to many. “Harbord street is very quiet from mid-April to the end of August; all the students are gone,” says storeowner...