Media Advisory - Transforming Parking Lot into New Waterfront Park

    Waterfront Toronto to Officially Begin Construction of Canada's Sugar

TORONTO, Oct. 28 /CNW/ - Waterfront Toronto together with the Government of Canada, Province of Ontario and City of Toronto will officially break ground at Canada's Sugar Beach on Friday, October 30.

Currently a parking lot, Canada's Sugar Beach will become Toronto's second urban beach located at the entrance to the new waterfront neighbourhood of East Bayfront.

Designed by one of Canada's most innovative landscape architects, Claude Cormier Architectes Paysagistes in association with The Planning Partnership, Canada's Sugar Beach is like three parks in one with a plaza space, urban beach and tree-lined promenade.

    WHO:   Hon. James Flaherty, Federal Finance Minister
           Hon. George Smitherman, Deputy Premier and Ontario Minister of
           Energy and Infrastructure
           His Worship David Miller, Mayor of Toronto
           Toronto City Councillor, Pam McConnell
           Claude Cormier, Landscape Architect and Urban Designer

    WHAT:  Official groundbreaking for Canada's Sugar Beach

    WHEN:  Friday, October 30
           10 a.m. (rain or shine)

    WHERE: Canada's Sugar Beach
           Entrance to the construction site is on the south side of Queens
           Quay Blvd. just east of Lower Jarvis St.

SOURCE Waterfront Toronto

For further information: For further information: Samantha Gileno, Waterfront Toronto Manager, Project Communications, (416) 271-1316 or (416) 214-1344 ext. 264, Email:

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