23 July 2021

Canadians in favor of renaming Toronto street bearing name of Scottish counter-abolitionist… until they hear the cost


A poll has shown that support for renaming a major Toronto artery currently named after a counter-abolitionist withers after respondents are informed of the eye-watering costs of rebranding civic assets.Pollsters from Maru Public Opinion asked Toronto citizens whether they supported calls to rename one of the city’s most prominent arteries, Dundas Street, and other places bearing the name of the 18th-century Scottish minister.  The survey, conducted between July 9 and July 18, randomly selected [...]