Readers of the Toronto Star newspaper may have spotted an unusual notice in the front section on April 5 from the Ontario Registrar of Burial Sites advising of the discovery of a burial site in the heart of the city’s downtown. It turns out that a plumbing crew working on renovations in the basement of […]
A wooden cross first marked the spot where Parkdale’s Roy Victor Jones lost his life in April 1917—one of about 3,600 Canadians who fell at Vimy Ridge.
When the wooden crosses at Vimy were replaced with stone markers, Roy’s parents had his cross brought home. John and Helen Jones are now buried in Etobicoke’s Park […]