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.
October 15, 2019 – Public Workshop for the Master Plan
Attend the workshop to learn more about the First Parliament site’s history, ask questions and share ideas about the future use of the site.
When: 6:15 – 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.)
Where: The St Lawrence Market Tent, 125 The Esplanade, Toronto
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.