Howland Road, late Elizabeth Street, 1882, late Robert Street, 1892, honours William Holmes Howland, mayor of Toronto, 1886-1887, who campaigned against the unlicensed sale of liquor. He was the eldest son of Sir William Pierce Howland. Father of Confederation, Minister of Internal Revenue in Canada’s first Cabinet, under Sir John A. MacDonald and Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, 1868-1873.