Toronto, Canada Gets the A.A. Message

The Year

1940

Toronto, Canada Gets the A.A. Message

 The Fellowship’s message will spread north when Reverend Dr. George Little, a Toronto United Church minister who is also active in the temperance movement, learns of the Big Book in 1940, orders a few copies, and gives two to a small group of alcoholics who have been gathering for mutual support. Led by Tom E., the men will become Canada’s first A.A. group as they begin to hold meetings in a room above Toronto’s Little Denmark Tavern in 1943.

Reverend Dr. George Little
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