City of Toronto to host groundbreaking for Lisgar Park

City of Toronto Media Relations has issued the following:


Media Advisory

May 23, 2013

City of Toronto to host groundbreaking for Lisgar Park

The City of Toronto and Councillor Ana Bailão (Ward 18 Davenport) will join members of the community to celebrate the start of construction for Lisgar Park with a groundbreaking ceremony.

Date: Saturday, May 24
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Lisgar Park, 90 Lisgar St. (south of Queen St. W., east of Dufferin St.)

The new park will feature, café-style seating with a garden area, a grove area with shade trees, and lighting mounted on art poles and timber columns.

The park will be a venue for arts events and displays. Local neighbourhood creative talent will be featured along with talented artists from Parks, Forestry and Recreation programs.

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities. Toronto is proud to be the Host City for the 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us @TorontoComms.

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Media contact: Parks, Forestry and Recreation media line,


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