First Parliament Project – Get Involved
There will be many ways for you to share your ideas and provide input on the project as it progresses. Check back here for updates on how to participate.
Please join the project team at a public Open House on March 31, 2020 for an update on the current state of the project and to provide your input on the current iteration of the Master Plan.
Please register to give us an idea of attendance/interest. Registration not required to attend.
Date: March 31, 2020
Doors Open: 5:30 p.m.
Start Time: 6:15 p.m.
End Time: 8:30 p.m.
Location: St Lawrence Market Tent (south east corner of Market Street and The Esplanade)
Phase 2: Master Plan
Phase 1: Heritage Interpretation Strategy
Executive Summary of our public engagement activities.
Public Lecture – February 6, 2018
The Public Lecture launched the project by outlining the process and points of public engagement, providing the public with a brief history of the site and defining heritage interpretation and its relation to this phase of the project.
Experts Workshop Summary – February 28, 2018
A group of heritage, history and social studies knowledge experts were brought together to help identify further thematic and narrative heritage information related to the site, review and identify gaps in the heritage research, and outline principles to help refine the Heritage Interpretation Strategy.
Public Workshop Summary – March 8, 2018
At this workshop, the public learned more about the history of the site and heritage interpretation, and also helped to identify further thematic and narrative heritage information related to the site, review and identify gaps in the heritage research as well as outline the ideal site experiences that will help refine the Heritage Interpretation Strategy.
Online Survey Summary – March 19 – May 9, 2018
An online survey was launched to broaden and supplement the reach of the in-person engagement activities and to offer an accessible alternative.
Community Walk Summary – March 24, 2018
The public was taken on a tour of the Corktown neighbourhood to learn about the histories contained within the First Parliament site.