Villiers St and Villiers Island

Type
Street and Island

Description
Named in honour of Major Villiers Sankey (1854-1905) of The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada and for many years the City Surveyor of Toronto. The street runs east/west from Cherry St to the Don Roadway, just south of the Don River Keating Channel.

Villiers Island is a new Island under construction in the same area (to mitigate Don River flooding) which will include 22 hectares of land.

Location
Runs east/west south of Keating Channel in Toronto’s Portlands District.
43°38’56.1″N
79°20’55.5″W

"In Pace Paratus – In Peace Prepared"