Barbara Hall (2015 Honorary)

Barbara Hall is a Canadian lawyer, public servant and former politician. She was the 61st mayor of Toronto, the last to run before amalgamation. She was appointed Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission. She retired after her term was renewed four times. She’s an avid LGBTQ rights advocate who has been often seen marching at Pride. She has recently seen the park adjacent to the 519 named after her to commemorate the great work she has done for our community. The park houses the 519 Green Space, the WorldPride Aids candlelight vigil and a Trans Mural.