Prospect Cemetery, Toronto

Established 1890

Veterans’ Section
The veterans’ section is dedicated to Canadian and Allied veterans and their spouses. It features the “Cross of Sacrifice,” a cruciform by distinguished British architect Sir Reginald Blomfield, which was officially sanctioned by the Imperial War Graves Commission. A similar memorial can be found in cemeteries of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission around the world.

Address:
1450 St. Clair Avenue West
Toronto, ON M6E 1C6
Tel (416) 651-4040

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday to Saturday
We are closed on Sundays and public holidays.

Gate Hours:

Daylight Saving Time to September 30th 8 am to 8 pm
October 1st to Eastern Standard Time 8 am to 6 pm
Eastern Standard Time to Daylight Saving Time 8 am to 5:30 pm

    Follow Stephanie Allen:

    I learned my love of “spirit walking” from my Mother, Barbara Ann Scott. My Mum was an avid genealogist who spent many days in cemeteries in Ontario, Quebec and Scotland. I joined my Mother on many of these research visits and found that I was really moved by some of the inscriptions, the dates and trends. I realized that much could be learned about the local history of an area by examining the cemeteries. I have continued to be inspired to visit cemeteries in communities even if I don’t know anyone who is interred there. I have stumbled upon former Canadian Prime Ministers, artists and athletes. I have also discovered many small communities and vanished villages near and far from home. This web site is about acknowledging the many great Canadians who shaped the Canada I know.

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