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A close-up of the carved stone on the Soldiers' Tower memorial wall shows the U of T crest with tree, helmet, shield and knotted rope.

St. George

The Great War’s Aftermath: University of Toronto and the Canadian Context

Join us for a special free lecture on how the First World War changed Canada.

  • Lecture
  • Free admission

Join us for two lecture presentations on how the First World War affected Canadian society, featuring:

  • Distinguished University Professor Jonathan F. W. Vance, The University of Western Ontario.
  • Richard Fiennes-Clinton, Toronto historian and member of the Soldiers’ Tower Committee

Admission is free but seating is limited. RSVP (acceptances only) by April 29 to Kathy Parks at 416-978-3485,

The Soldiers' Tower

Through services of remembrance, historical artifacts and records, and the evocative music of the carillon, the University of Toronto’s war memorial provides a focal point for us to honour the sacrifices of the U of T community.

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