How Muhammad Ali’s iconic Canadian debut brought Ontario’s human rights code into focus

Dan Hill got his love of the sport of boxing from this Father, Daniel Grafton Hill III, Ontario’s first human rights commissioner. 

In March, 1966, Muhammad Ali was in Toronto to promote his match with George Chuvalo at Maple Leaf Gardens (which ‘earned immediate classic status’) after being banished in America over his opposition to the Vietnam war. During an interview, behind Muhammad Ali, hanging on the wall, was the Ontario Human Rights Code. 

Was it intentionally placed there? Who put it there?

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