Eaton’s Goes to War

Mackenzie house

Sept 17 – Dec 31, 2017: The First World War transformed Canada. During that war, 3,327 Eaton’s employees enlisted to fight. TO CanadaEach time one of them was shipped overseas, a photo was displayed prominently in the Toronto store just steps from Mackenzie House.2,000 of these portraits survived and have become part of the T. Eaton Company records at the Archives of Ontario.

In commemoration of Canada’s 150th birthday, Mackenzie House staff have been actively searching out accounts of the lives of these men and urging the public to come forward to share their stories of the soldiers with us.

Who were these men? Come to our exhibit and find out. Included with regular admission.

Every Sunday: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Mackenize House, 82 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario Canada