"Inside the Collections Room on the 5th floor of the museum, open only to those who work there, are the remains of 19 people: adults, children and newborns that were discovered along Queen Street a couple of years ago during the construction of the LRT. Then, in December, the remains of two more people were found just behind the building at 62 Sparks Street." [CFRA News Talk Radio]
Archives show a cemetery in the area that was once the corner of Bytown's Barrack Hill, where canal workers and their families were buried. The bones are to be re-interred.
Read more at Digging up the past: what we are learning about those who helped build the Canal from their remains