Media Advisory - Official Opening of Canada's Sugar Beach and Water's Edge

TORONTO, Aug. 5 /CNW/ - Waterfront Toronto together with the Government of Canada, Province of Ontario and City of Toronto will officially open two new urban spaces that have transformed a lakefront parking lot and underused area into dynamic new waterfront attractions. The official opening of Canada's Sugar Beach and the Water's Edge Promenade (phase one) will take place on Monday, August 9.

The opening of these two new public spaces, located just east of Lower Jarvis Street in the new East Bayfront community, mark a major milestone in the revitalization of Toronto's waterfront.

    WHAT:  Official opening of Canada's Sugar Beach and the Water's Edge
           Promenade (Phase One)

    WHEN:  Monday, August 9 10:30 am - 11:30 am (rain or shine)

    WHERE: Canada's Sugar Beach
           Entrance to the park is located on the south side of Queens Quay
            Boulevard, just east of Lower Jarvis Street.

           There will be limited reserved parking for media available at the
           head of the Jarvis Slip. Paid parking is also available across
           from the park at Loblaws.

    WHO:   Hon. James Flaherty, Federal Finance Minister
           Hon. Brad Duguid, Ontario Minister of Energy and Infrastructure
           His Worship David Miller, Mayor of Toronto

           Glen Murray, MPP Toronto Centre
           Pam McConnell, Toronto City Councillor
           Claude Cormier, Claude Cormier Landscape Architects

SOURCE Waterfront Toronto

For further information: For further information: Hanna Rynkiewicz, 416-214-1344 ext. 276, Email:

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