Our History is NOT for Sale! Stop the Cuts to City of Toronto Museums
  • Petitioned Councillor Di Giorgio

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Our History is NOT for Sale! Stop the Cuts to City of Toronto Museums

    1. Kristine Williamson
    2. Petition by

      Kristine Williamson

      Toronto, Canada

Museums are part of the lifeblood of Toronto. They help us to understand who we are and where we came from. Cutting our city's museums will only serve to culturally bankrupt our city. Tell City Council that museums matter - to families, to seniors, to children, to new Canadians, to us all.


Recent signatures


    1. The museums under threat have been announced!

      Kristine Williamson
      Petition Organizer

      At risk for closure are Montgomery's Inn & Tavern, Zion School House, Gibson House, and the Market Gallery. Help us focus our efforts by signing the NEW PETITION at http://togethertoronto.ca/campaigns/museums/.

    2. Reached 750 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Darlene Kingstone ORANGEVILLE ON, CANADA
      • almost 3 years ago

      As a Reenactor and an educator - I see our museums, forts and historic locations as an invitation to teach and answer questions to the many who seek to learn about our past, where we have come from and why things are the way they are. They are a key to the door of learning!

    • Mil Sepic EAST YORK, CANADA
      • almost 3 years ago

      If you don't know your history you're certainly doomed to repeat all the worst parts of it. Once you know your history you can pick and choose what to reinforce or bring back or build upon.

      You find the city's history in its museums; who built the city, what crisis it's faced and won against, what was lost and what was gained.

      When foolish civic destruction like the Spadina Expressway looms over the city the people will act. Occupy Wall Street is not the only protest.

    • Faith Christie OSHAWA, CANADA
      • almost 3 years ago

      I guess it all comes down to what we value as a society, as a community and as a country. If we do not preserve our museums, how will our children and our children's children know who they are or where they came from.

    • Benjamin Kahn TORONTO, CANADA
      • almost 3 years ago

      History plays an important role in our understanding of where we live and the people that have gone before us. Without it, we lose our sense of connection to a place and to something larger than ourselves. Museums play a key role in fostering that connection.

    • Linda Stitt TORONTO, CANADA
      • almost 3 years ago

      Stop dismantling our culture, our heritage.


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