As a result of the postponement of the January 21, 2021 public consultation meeting, there have been a number of questions raised by the community and local stakeholders about the status of the First Parliament Master Plan and how the construction of the Ontario Line might impact this work.
On April 15, join Councillor Wong-Tam for Protect First Parliament, a town hall with special guests CreateTO, the City’s Transit Expansion Office and Metrolinx who will each be presenting an update on the ongoing work surrounding the site. There will be several short presentations providing context of the First Parliament site, an update on the Master Plan work as well as a special presentation from Metrolinx outlining their plans for the site. Residents will have the opportunity to submit questions in advance as well as over the course of the meeting.
Please register to attend in advance and registrants will receive the link to join. If you have any questions to submit in advance of the meeting, you will be asked after RSVPing to enter them. Please submit them before April 12, 2021, directing your question to the appropriate division or organization.
Roles & Responsibilities
Since 2018, CreateTO has helped develop City buildings and lands for municipal purposes and deliver client-focused real estate solutions to City divisions, agencies and corporations. CreateTO has led the majority of the work surrounding the First Parliament Master Plan work.
Transit Expansion Office
The Transit Expansion division leads and directs the City’s participation in long-term, multi-billion dollar transit network expansion projects. The division oversees and facilitates all processes related to transit expansion initiatives; ensures the City’s interests and priorities are reflected in transit network expansion efforts; and, serves as a single point of contact for all City divisions, the TTC, Metrolinx and other orders of government to coordinate and advance transit expansion projects and ensure that transit-related municipal processes are streamlined for the City.
Metrolinx, an agency of the Government of Ontario under the Metrolinx Act, 2006, was created to improve the coordination and integration of all modes of transportation in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. Metrolinx is responsible for the development and coordination of the Ontario Line, as well as a number of GO Expansion projects.
Infrastructure Ontario is a Crown agency of the Province of Ontario that supports the Ontario government’s initiatives to modernize and maximize the value of public infrastructure and real estate. Infrastructure Ontario upholds the Provincial government’s commitment to renew public services and does so in co-operation with the private sector.