Media Advisory
March 22, 2024

Mayor Olivia Chow will be joined by Councillor Shelley Carroll (Don Valley North), Chief William Romain from the Huron-Wendat Nation, Elder Valarie King from the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, Chief Sherri-Lyn Hill from the Six Nations of the Grand River and other distinguished guests to officially open the Ethennonnhawahstihnen’ Community Recreation Centre and Library.

The name Ethennonnhawahstihnen’ (pronounced Etta-nonna wasti-nuh), meaning “where they had a good, beautiful life” was a gift from the Huron-Wendat Nation to the City of Toronto.

Date: Saturday, March 23

Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (remarks at 11:00 a.m.)

Location: 100 Ethennonnhawahstihnen’ Lane

The opening will feature a variety of family friendly activities including creative crafts, fitness classes, sports, swimming, face painting and cultural performances.

Completed in 2023, Ethennonnhawahstihnen’ is a multi-use community recreation centre with an aquatic centre, child care centre.

Toronto is home to more than three million people whose diversity and experiences make this great city Canada’s leading economic engine and one of the world’s most diverse and livable cities. As the fourth largest city in North America, Toronto is a global leader in technology, finance, film, music, culture and innovation and climate action, and consistently places at the top of international rankings due to investments championed by its government, residents and businesses. For more information visit the City’s website or follow us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.

Media Relations