Media Advisory
October 24, 2019

Mayor John Tory will be joined tomorrow by Councillor Joe Cressy (Ward 10 Spadina-Fort York), Robert Kearns, Chair and Founder of Ireland Park Foundation, Toronto District School Board Trustee Stephanie Donaldson and Geoffrey Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of PortsToronto to officially mark the start of construction of capital projects being delivered under the City-led Bathurst Quay Neighbourhood Plan.

Date:  Friday, October 25
Time:  2 p.m. (rain or shine)
Location: 5 Eireann Quay (also known as the Canada Malting Silos property, at the foot of Eireann Quay, adjacent to the west side of Ireland Park)

The improvements include new and improved public spaces and streetscapes; dockwall restoration to support enhanced public access to the water’s edge; reconfiguration of the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport’s operating footprint on the property to accommodate planned features and improve public access to the waterfront; and transformation of an existing City-owned building to support new cultural programming space on the waterfront.

The origin of the capital projects starting construction is a July 2017 City Council request for the City, working with external partners, to develop a strategy for delivering public realm and streetscape improvements in the Bathurst Quay neighbourhood, with focus on the under-utilized Canada Malting Silos site.

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