Stories worth remembering.

Discover our history, properties, and perspectives along with the latest MPG news.

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May 16, 2022
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September 09, 2021
Those Who Care

As long as people have mourned, others have stepped in to support them. But the way we mourn is alwa ...

September 09, 2021
Designing to Sustain

The Elgin Mills east side expansion didn’t just add 34 acres of land and decades of use: it offere ...

July 15, 2021
The Empress of Ireland

For 105 years, members of the Salvation Army have gathered at Plot R, Lot 21 of Mount Pleasant Cemet ...

June 15, 2021
Grief and Distance

To experience the loss of a loved one during a pandemic is to have grief compounded by challenges th ...

June 15, 2021
The History of Cremation

When the first crematorium opened in Ontario at the Toronto Necropolis in 1933, cremation was used i ...

June 15, 2021
Heritage at our Heart

“We think that to perpetuate sectarianism even beyond the grave is very preposterous…” With th ...

June 14, 2021
A Cemetery’s Journey

Elgin Mills Cemetery turned 40 in 2019. But that doesn’t mean it’s stopped growing. The 143 roll ...

June 01, 2021
How We Die is Changing

Technology, the aging of the baby boomers, medical advances and the evolving role of religion are ha ...