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Settling In and Moving Up :

Dreams of Advancement

Success means different things for the many families and cultural groups that call Toronto home. Some take having a new car for granted, while to others it means achieving independence. For others, independence comes through the TTC: being able to buy a Metropass, travel alone, and navigate easily around the city. This exhibit pays tribute to the ways Torontonians define independence in mobility.

Select an image below to meet our TMP volunteers and access their stories