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  • William Jarvis' Queen's Rangers Uniform Jacket
  • Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Battledress Blouse
  • British Army Pioneer Sword
  • Early Woodland Adena Spearhead

What's In A Name:

Places And Spaces

Are you familiar with the people behind the names of the streets, schools and hospitals in and around Toronto? Have you ever wondered if your community has a say in the name of the new park or cul de sac near your home or workplace? This exhibit walks us through the names of places and spaces of the old families of Toronto, like Weston and Jarvis. It also spotlights the new wave of names popping up around the city, such as Desmond Tutu Boulevard and Rita Cox Park.

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