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Anti-Greek Riots

Heritage Toronto

Sunday, 7 July 2019 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

Anti-Greek Riots
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Please donate $10 on tours to help us cover costs. Charitable tax receipts will be issued for donations of $20 or more.

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Learn how a misunderstanding between a returned First World War veteran and a Greek diner owner resulted in one of Toronto's biggest riots. This event destroyed the majority of Greek-owned business in the downtown core and highlighted the grievances of masses of soldiers returning home from war.


Start Point: 433 Yonge Street (south of College)

End Point: Old City Hall (60 Queen Street West)


Note: Certain portions of this tour may include walking on uneven terrain. Please contact Heritage Toronto at 416-338-0684 or for more information.


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When & Where

433 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M5B 1T3

Sunday, 7 July 2019 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

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Heritage Toronto

Heritage Toronto is a charity and agency of the City of Toronto that celebrates and commemorates the city's rich heritage and the diverse stories of its people, places, and events. Through our programs, including walking tours, State of Heritage Report, and historical plaques, we engage the public to reflect on the past—both to make sense of our present and to inform our future.

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