Ontario Revitalizes West Don Lands Via Constructing Athletes’ Village Now for 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games

This is an update to my previous posts:

Here is a video showing the exciting revitalization and transformation of the West Don Lands in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, into a beautifully designed, sustainable mixed-use riverside community as well as the temporary Pan/Parapan American Games Athletes’ Village in 2015:

“THE CITY OF TORONTO, PROVINCE OF ONTARIO AND GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ARE COMMITTED TO MAKING THE REVITALIZATION OF TORONTO’S CENTRAL WATERFRONT A REALITY.”

Henceforth, Ontario is starting construction for a new waterfront community in the West Don Lands for the following purposes:

Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games Athletes' Village. Above, a conceptualization.
Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games Athletes' Village. Above, a conceptualization.

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You’re Invited: Celebrate Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games Handover Ceremony Oct. 30, 2011

Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games will be the largest international multi-sport competition ever hosted in Canada.

The Toronto 2015 Pan American Games (aka Pan Am Games) will be held July 10-26, 2015 and the Parapan Am Games (aka Parapan American Games) August 7-14, 2015.

Parapan Am Games is like the Paralympics.

Also, the National Olympic Committees of the 42 participating countries make up the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO), which coordinates the Pan American Games.

More than 10,000 athletes, coaches and delegates from the Caribbean, Central America, South America and North America will compete in 48 sports at more than 40 venues, spread across 17 municipalities of the Greater Golden Horseshoe Region.

The Pan Am and Parapan Am Games feature a wide range of sports as follows:

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