Toronto Is Diverse, But The Names Of Its Streets And Buildings Aren’t

The Globe and Mail publishes opinion piece on Toronto's lack of diversity in it's environment. The GTA is often touted as the world’s most diverse place and ranked this past year as the fastest-growing jurisdiction in the world, with immigrants making up nearly half of Toronto’s residents.

Yet Toronto’s busiest and most storied districts and neighbourhoods also highlight another fact: The overwhelming majority of names on the streets and institutions, and those adorning the city’s public buildings, museums and monuments, and displayed on the campuses of its universities, colleges and schools, are those of white men.

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