What People Are Saying About Toronto's Athletes' Village 50 per cent Completion Milestone
"Our first-ever student residence will be used during the Games to house some of the world's top athletes. Subsequently, it will be home to 500 students, accommodating growing student demand and increased enrolment. We are delighted we'll be an integral part of this exciting new neighbourhood."
-- Anne Sado, President, George Brown College
"Fred Victor is proud to be part of the Pan/Para Pan Am Athletes' Village development that will transform the Games-time accommodations into permanent affordable housing for our community. We look forward to being part of and contributing to this innovative, diverse, and mixed-income community."
-- Mark Aston, Executive Director, Fred Victor
"This new community in the West Don Lands will help further Wigwamen's goal of providing quality, affordable housing for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal families and individuals. The focus on a meaningful legacy of the Games is helping to ensure families from all backgrounds can benefit."
-- Bill Kinoshameg, President, Wigwamen Incorporated
"Locating the Athletes' Village in the West Don Lands has significantly accelerated Waterfront Toronto's revitalization of the area and is a very positive legacy of hosting the Games. Following the Games, the West Don Lands will be a beautifully designed mixed-use community adding vibrancy to this long-neglected area of the city."
-- John Campbell, President, Waterfront Toronto
"The Dundee Kilmer team and its partners, Infrastructure Ontario and Waterfront Toronto are proud to celebrate this very important interim completion milestone. We have brought together an outstanding team to design, build and finance the award-winning Canary District. A brilliantly planned urban community in the heart of Toronto's downtown east, Canary District will be a lasting legacy."
-- Ken Tanenbaum, Dundee Kilmer Developments
"During the TORONTO 2015 Games, the CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletes' Village will buzz with the energy of thousands of athletes who've come to Toronto and southern Ontario to compete for gold. The CIBC Athletes' Village will foster many legacies -- warm memories for our international visitors from their time here with us, as well as the future social and economic growth that comes from students, residents and businesses interacting in Toronto's newest neighbourhood."
-- Ian Troop, Chief Executive Officer, TORONTO 2015