The City is looking for your feedback to shape the City’s new commemorative framework, which will guide how we honour public figures and events in place names and other civic assets in a manner that is inclusive and welcoming.

Online Survey

Help shape the City’s new commemorative framework by taking our brief online survey.

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Virtual Town Hall and Panel Discussion

On Thursday, May 12 from 6:30-8:00 p.m., Monumental Projects and the City of Toronto will be hosting a virtual panel discussion with community leaders to explore the draft guiding principles for commemoration. The discussion will be hosted on Zoom by Zahra Ebrahim & Kofi Hope, Co-Founders of Monumental Projects, and will consider the history of commemoration in Toronto and current efforts to address legacy issues. They will also explore the untold stories of people, places and events that the panelists would like to see commemorated in Toronto.


Additional Community Partner Engagement

The City is also working with Monumental Projects to host conversation circles to seek feedback from community partners including:

  • Indigenous rights holders
  • Indigenous Community Leaders and Organizations (co-hosted with Toronto Aboriginal Support Services Council)
  • 2SLGBTQ+ Community Leaders and Organizations (co-hosted with The 519)
  • Black Community Leaders and Organizations (co-hosted with Network for the Advancement of Black Communities)
  • Diverse youth (co-hosted with Students Commission of Canada)
  • Arts-based engagement for youth in partnership with SKETCH Community Arts

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