In 2016, a detailed miniature model of the Greater Toronto Area started to create buzz in local media, as the project—originally known as Our Home & Miniature Land—was searching for a permanent home. Three years later, details are emerging about a newly-secured permanent Downtown Toronto location for the model cityscape, which has since been expanded to cover the full scope of Canada, and renamed “Little Canada.”
Today, it has been revealed that the Little Canada installation will be permanently on display within a 45,000 square foot space in the lower levels of 10 Dundas East, and is expected to open to the public in 2020.
The expanded scope spans the entire nation from coast to coast. In addition to the Toronto model that made waves a few years back, several more areas will be represented in the expanded nation-wide installation, with new additions to be added in phases until the whole country is represented.
Little Canada will initially open with six areas represented; Toronto, Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa, the Niagara region, and the Golden Horseshoe. Additional areas set to be introduced into the installation in yearly increments include the East Coast, the Great Lakes, the North (representing Nunavut, Yukon, and the Northwest Territories) the Prairies, the Rockies, and the West Coast.
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