Honest Ed Mirvish, Rest in Peace

In MemoriumHonest Ed Mirvish was 92. He was the Toronto businessman and philanthropist best known for his world-famous "Honest Ed's" bargain store on the corner of Bloor and Bathurst streets.

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Wow, I didn't know he had passed! It is certainly a great loss to the city. I agree that he is best known for his store, but perhaps he should also be remembered for his gifts back to the community like the yearly Christmas Turkey giveaway.

July 11, 2007 @ 10:45 AM

Toronto Mike

I just wrote more about Ed here. And yes, I mentioned the turkeys...

July 11, 2007 @ 10:47 AM

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