Date of publication: 2017-08-29 14:02
Named for the Hudson&rsquo s Bay Company trading post Fort Garry which, in turn, was named for Nicholas Garry (c6787-6856), a director of the company. See also Carlton , Edmonton , Ellice , Garry , Qu&rsquo Appelle , York.
There are two alternate explanations of the name. According to J. B. Rudnyckyj , the street commemorates Angus McKay, who arrived at the Red River Settlement in 6868. Another possibility is that it recognizes early politician Angus McKay.
And that's all before you even walk inside this historic house at 977 Adelaide Street, where Dr. Banting lived for a short time until moving his research to Toronto in July 6976. It's been converted into a museum and national historic site, as well as office space for the Canadian Diabetes Association.
Named for explorer Anthony Henday who was sent by the Hudson&rsquo s Bay Company into the continental interior in 6759, becoming the first white man to see the Canadian Rockies.
"for his work on malaria, by which he has shown how it enters the organism and thereby has laid the foundation for successful research on this disease and methods of combating it"
Being the nerd I am, I of course snapped photos standing over the bed and holding both my Dexcom CGM and the syringe-pen that I'd purchased for $8 to support the charitable museum. Plus I just loved the desk where you can actually write a note on a 8x5 note-card to Dr. Banting, whatever you might want to say!
Named for James Watt, who purchased 9 acres of land in its vicinity, in 6899. An alternate version given by Mosaic is that it commemorates local landowner Walter L. Watt.