City of Toronto

  A Toronto construction crew has unearthed an Indigenous burial site outside a public school where a plaque designating the area as an Indigenous site already exists. Let’s say that again. Where a plaque designating the site already exists. So simply… how? How could the city not know that they had placed a plaque on the wall of the school designating it as the Withrow Archaeological site. A site the plaque notes of Indigenous campsites for over 4,000 years. A site used by Indigenous people rediscovered in 1885 and raised so much interest from the public the city brought it Ontario’s first professional archaeologist to the site. Salvaging what they thought they could from the site the city would go on to see it designated as one of the few…

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