TORONTO, June 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Waterfront Toronto and its government partners will officially open the second and final phase of Port Union Waterfront Park at the community's annual Port Union Waterfront Festival. A unique and accessible urban escape, Port Union Waterfront Park provides nearly four kilometres of beautiful shoreline recreational space in a part of Toronto's eastern waterfront that historically lacked public access.
|WHO:||Corneliu Chisu, MP (Pickering-Scarborough East)|
|Hon. Tracy MacCharles, Ontario Minister of Consumer Services and MPP (Pickering-Scarborough East)|
|Ron Moeser, Toronto Councillor Ward 44, Scarborough East|
|Brian Denney, CEO, Toronto and Region Conservation|
|Mark Wilson, Chair, Waterfront Toronto|
|WHAT:||Official opening of final phase of Port Union Waterfront Park|
|WHEN:||Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.|
|WHERE:||Port Union Waterfront Park, Lookout Structure at the water's edge|
|Access to the event is through Port Union Village Common at the foot of Port Union Road. Walk south through the pedestrian underpass towards the lake to the lookout structure.|
|By car:||From the west - Take Hwy 401 east and take exit 390 toward Port Union Rd/Hwy 2-A. Turn left onto Kingston Rd. Take the first right onto Port Union Rd and go south approximately 2.5 km.|
|From the east - Take Hwy 401 west and take exit 392 toward Port Union Rd/Sheppard Avenue. Turn left onto Kingston Rd. Turn left onto Port Union Rd and go south approximately 2.5 km.|
|By transit:|| Take GO Transit to Rouge Hill Station and walk approximately 300 metres west to the event site.
SOURCE: Waterfront Toronto
For further information:
Tari Stork, Manager, Project Communications, T: 416-214-1344 ext. 279 / C: 416-414-1577 / [email protected]