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June 10, 2013
Media briefing to outline plans for resumption of Gardiner Expressway East environmental assessment
The City of Toronto and Waterfront Toronto will hold a media briefing to highlight plans for the resumption of the Gardiner Expressway East environmental assessment.

Date: Wednesday, June 12
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W., 23rd Floor, East Tower (large boardroom)
Speakers: John Livey, Deputy City Manager, City of Toronto; John Campbell, CEO, Waterfront Toronto; Chris Glaisek, VP, Planning and Design, Waterfront Toronto

The environmental assessment will determine the future of the Gardiner Expressway East and Lake Shore Boulevard East from approximately Jarvis Street to Leslie Street. Four alternatives will be considered within the study area, including maintaining, improving, replacing or removing the elevated expressway.

In addition, staff from Waterfront Toronto will provide information about the public consultation phase of the project which begins on Thursday, June 13. The public can register for the public consultation event at

More information about the public consultation program is available at, on Twitter - @GardinerEast - and on Facebook at

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Media Contact
Hillary Marshall
Director, Communications and Marketing, Waterfront Toronto

Steve Johnston
Communications Co-ordinator, Strategic Communications



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