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Toronto MPP rallies to keep historic post office

TORONTO, Ont. – A Toronto MPP is fighting to keep an historic post office in his neighbourhood open.

Canada Post is selling Postal Station K at the corner of Yonge Street and Montgomery.

It was the site of Montgomery’s Tavern where William Lyon Mackenzie and his followers launched the Upper Canada rebellion of 1837.

Eglinton-Lawrence MPP Mike Colle has organized a rally for outside the building at 7 p.m., Monday.

Colle said he wants any future development project of the site to protect its historical integrity.