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Maple Leaf Forever Tree plants roots at Ontario Science Centre

Friday, July 28, 2017 1:28 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Three years and 10,000 volunteer wood carving hours later, The Maple Leaf Forever Tree has planted its roots at the Ontario Science Centre.

The eight-foot, hand-carved wood sculpture created by the Ontario Wood Carvers Association was unveiled Wednesday, July 19 at the Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue site.

The piece was made from part of the silver maple tree that inspired Alexander Muir’s 1867 song Maple Leaf Forever for Canada’s Confederation. Read more.

The CASC office is situated in Robinson Huron Treaty territory and the land on which we learn and live is the traditional territory of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek.

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