the 6

Norm Kelly wants a The 6 sign in Toronto

Toronto's #6Dad is at it again. This time, city councillor Norm Kelly wants to cement Drake's reign over the city with three additional instagrammable Toronto signs that spell out "The 6," "T.O." and "T. Dot," reports the Toronto Star today.

The Ward 40 councillor submitted a motion to council asking the city to consider the possibility of installing these three additional signs.

In the motion, Kelly recommends that the city consider private sponsorship for this project. That's probably a wise idea because as the Star notes, the original Toronto sign at Nathan Phillips Square cost $100,000.

Kelly thinks these pop-culturally relevant signs will help further our city's brand. "Torontonians from all ends of the City and tourists from all over the world come down to the square to snap a shot or selfie with the sign," he writes in the motion.

"Using Toronto nicknames to further expand this initiative will reinforce the modern, 'cool' Toronto brand and allow easier access to those not near City Hall to enjoy the variety of Toronto's signature signs and take pictures with them."

Now we'll just have to wait and see what happens at the next all council meeting on November 3.

Do you want to see more Toronto signs in the city? Let us know in the comments.

Photo by Josephine in the blogTO Flickr pool.


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in City

Police arrest and slap driver in Brampton with hefty ticket for traffic weaving

People are already complaining about the new bike lanes on Yonge Street

Toronto panned as trashy for putting Pride flags on city garbage trucks

Toronto laneway transforms into huge play space with games and selfie stations

Random man tries to kick woman out of Toronto mall for not wearing a mask

Toronto police on the hunt for person behind multiple assaults at TTC stations

Toronto expected to be hotter and wetter than usual this summer

Toronto is shutting down the entire Gardiner Expressway this weekend