Media Advisory - Opening of New Public Space Along Toronto's Waterfront

    TORONTO, Sept. 11 /CNW/ -

       -  Mark Wilson, Chair, Waterfront Toronto
       -  Hon. Peter Van Loan, MP York-Simcoe, Leader of the Government in
          the House of Commons and Minister for Democratic Reform
       -  Hon. George Smitherman, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure
       -  His Worship David Miller, Mayor of Toronto
       -  Chris Glaisek, VP, Planning and Design, Waterfront Toronto

    Join Waterfront Toronto and its government partners to officially open
    the Spadina WaveDeck, the first of a series of spectacular new public
    spaces being built along Toronto's central waterfront.

    Part of Waterfront Toronto's award-winning central waterfront design, the
    630 square-metre wavedeck provides a new waterside gathering space in an
    area that formerly lacked public access to the lake.

    Friday, September 12, 2008
    1:00 p.m.

    Photo opportunities include: official ribbon-cutting and key dignitaries
    drilling last screw into the new deck.

    Spadina WaveDeck
    Foot of Spadina Avenue at Queens Quay Blvd. W.

    Please note that there is no onsite parking; however, there is paid
parking available at Rees Street and at Marina Quay West. If you are traveling
to the event by TTC, exit the 510 or 509 waterfront streetcars at the
intersection of Queens Quay Boulevard and Spadina Avenue.

For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Tanya Bevington, (416) 214-1344
ext. 239 or (647) 267-5511; Chris Day, Office of the Minister, Environment
Canada, (819) 997-1441; Amy Tang, Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure,
Minister's Office, (416) 327-6747; Don Wanagas, City of Toronto, Mayor's
Office, (416) 338-7134

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