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Lakeview Community Partners Unveil New Lakeview Village Brand and Announce Community Builder Partners

Canada’s most transformative waterfront community announces partnerships with industry-leading builders to deliver unparalleled living experiences for future community members

Lakeview Community Partners Limited (“LCPL”), the development group behind Lakeview Village, today announces its Phase 1 builder partners and the new Lakeview Village brand for Canada’s most transformative waterfront community currently being built along the shores of Lake Ontario. Phase 1 builder partners include: BranthavenCaivanGreenpark GroupDECOOpus Homes, and Tridel.

Urban Living on the Waterfront: The Embodiment of the Lakeview Village Master Plan

Upon 177-acres of land formerly occupied by a coal-fired power plant, the vision of a transformed and dynamic waterfront village is becoming a reality.

Lakeview Village, an incredible mixed-use waterfront destination, has been designed with the future in mind. A walkable community that promotes connections to the surrounding environment, Lakeview Village will offer future generations a wide range of diverse housing, recreation, retail, employment, greenspace, arts and cultural features. This will be the most transformative waterfront community in Canada, rivalling world-class destinations globally.

LCPL is thrilled to unveil the new brand for Lakeview Village, inspired by the stunning natural beauty of the Great Lakes and the revitalized pier. The diamonds are informed by the contemporary design vision for the pier, set to be an iconic landmark for Mississauga’s waterfront at 600 meters long. The arc is symbolic of the ‘sunrise-to-sunset’ waterfront experience Lakeview Village will deliver.

“This is the realization of the master plan vision and an embodiment of modern lakefront living. This is a brand that celebrates our move towards reconnecting people to the waterfront for the first time in decades. At the heart of it all, Lakeview Village is really about establishing a greater connection to the land and the lake, instilling a true sense of place and bringing a sustainable waterfront experience to Ontario for future generations to enjoy.”

Brian Sutherland, Vice-President of Development, Argo Development Corporation

Residential Builder Selection: A Model of Sustainable Community Building

Masterfully bridging the natural environment with the needs of future community members, Lakeview Village is a model of sustainable community building. With a diverse mix of residential, retail, arts and cultural spaces, eco-friendly mobility routes and public transportation, thoughtfully integrated public amenities and proximity to conservation areas, Lakeview Village will be an all-season destination that attracts global visitors while bringing the ultimate lakeside-living experience to residents.

Following receipt of development plan approvals on November 10, 2021, LCPL is proud to announce that it has partnered with six of Canada’s most established and trusted residential builders: BranthavenCaivanGreenpark GroupDECOOpus Homes, and Tridel.

Each builder brings extensive industry experience, best-in-class construction quality and innovative design capabilities to Lakeview Village. With distinct and highly individual housing typologies, the builders will provide a range of modern, sustainable housing options to southern Mississauga while ensuring LCPL delivers on its mission to create Canada’s most transformative waterfront community.

“Our builder partners were intentionally selected for their unparalleled industry expertise and commitment to excellence, aligned with the mission, values and vision of Lakeview Village as a sustainable, future-proofed community. We are thrilled to have partnered with the best in the business to provide much needed housing to the region, and with excellent transit connections to downtown Toronto, give a new generation of homeowners access to the waterfront. We look forward to working with this top-caliber group to bring our shared vision to life.”

Brian Sutherland, Vice-President of Development, Argo Development Corporation

To learn more about Lakeview Village, visit our website: www.mylakeviewvillage.com.

The Toronto Biennial of Art is wrapping up soon

The Biennial of Art is 72 days of FREE art! In an effort to make contemporary art available to everyone, the Biennial’s free, citywide programs aim to inspire individuals, bridge communities, and contribute to global conversations from a variety of perspectives.

Did you know that the Biennial of Art 2019 can be viewed right here in Mississauga at the Small Arms Building?

Now that the Biennial is in full swing (it opened September 21 and is on view until December 1), we’re circling back to see if you might be interested in touring the sites and installations, interviewing the organizers, curators, or artists or previewing some upcoming programs. 

Biennial exhibitions and programs are free and open to the public at more than 15 locations in the GTA.

A couple of upcoming program highlights for November include:

Jumblies Theater & Arts Workshop

Small Arms Inspection Building

1352 Lakeshore Road, Mississauga

November 9, 16, 30

Performance time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

On Saturdays throughout the Biennial, a team of artists from Jumblies Theatre & Arts facilitate public art-making workshops for all ages, backgrounds, and abilities. After viewing the installation, By These Presents: “Purchasing” Torontoat Small Arms Inspection Building, participants are invited to write, draw, or embroider their responses on felted quilt pieces. Both Iroquois and Anishinaabe beading styles are shared, alongside open discussion of the installation’s content. Following the workshops the pieces generated will be combined in a giant quilt that addresses the Dish with One Spoon regional treaty and presented at the Biennial’s 2021 edition.

Combat Ready Kitchen

Small Arms Inspection Building

1352 Lakeshore Road, Mississauga

November 10, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Anastacia Marx de Salcedo, author of Combat-Ready Kitchen: How the U.S. Military Shapes the Way You Eat(2015), discusses the military’s role in the technological development of processed foods and the distribution, commercialization, and effects of packaged goods within society. The author will have bags of Made Ready to Eat (MRE) foods for the audience to try. There will also be a set of everyday groceries for the audience to “unpack” including things like energy bars, instant coffee, powdered cheese snacks – quotidian foods originally created by the USA military that can be found in regular grocery stores. 

RAISE YOUR HAND – A JANIS JOPLIN AND TOM JONES TRIBUTE CONCERT

COMING TO MISSISSAUGA FOR A VALENTINE’S LOVE-IN

Krista Blondin and Michael Theodore will be performing as Janis Joplin and Tom Jones for a ‘Valentine’s Love-in’, at The Army Navy & Airforce Veterans auditorium, on Saturday, February 16, 2019 in Lakeview, Mississauga, Ontario. 

Raise Your Hand: A Tribute to Tom Jones & Janis Joplin

Tom and Janis will bring the 60s and 70s back to life, transporting their audience to a time when freedom and love for all reigned supreme. The show, titled “Raise Your Hand”, will feature these two established entertainers, known for their sold-out tribute shows and standing ovations, when they take on the sight, sound and motion of two highly entertaining and adored musical icons.  

“Krista Blondin’s portrayal and recreation of Janis Joplin is second to none in the tribute business. She successfully made it feel like a Janis Joplin concert was directly in front of you.“

Andy Frost, Q107 Classic Rock

Janis Joplin and Tom Jones are both witty, funny, flirtatious, charming and down to earth souls, who largely sing about love (and often heartache in Janis’ case) making this a perfect concoction for a Valentine’s themed celebration. 

During the event, there will also be a photo booth/photographer, where audience members can have portraits taken with Janis, Tom, friends, and their Valentine sweethearts free of charge. Audience members are encouraged to dress in their favourite 60s and 70s outfits to get into the retro spirit.

Tickets are $25 (cash only) and available in advance by: 
Email request: tomandjanisraiseyourhand@gmail.com
The Army Navy & Airforce Veterans Club, 765 Third Street, Mississauga, ON L5E 1B8 905-274-3821 
Impressionable Gifts, Port Credit 74 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga, ON L5G 1E1 905-271-8999

Seating is general admission, first come first serve. 

Doors open at 7 p.m. with the show starting at 8 p.m.

Tickets will be available at the door, if still available.

Plenty of free parking.

To learn more about these two musical acts, visit their websites at: atomjonesexperience.com  blondinstage.ca

Art Exhibit Explores Beauty Beneath the Surface of a Wetland

There’s more than meets the eye at the water’s edge. Starting on March 22 (World Water Day), Credit Valley Conservation and the Region of Peel present Morphology, an art exhibit showcasing a constructed coastal wetland through a photographer’s lens. The free exhibit will be on display for public viewing from March 22 to 28 in the Great Hall at the Mississauga Civic Centre, 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga. A special meet-and-greet with the artists takes place on March 22 from 7-9 p.m.

The project challenged eleven photographers to celebrate the birth of a wetland and connect people with the lake through their unique creative vision. The local Mississauga artists gave new life to habitat structures built four metres below the level of Lake Ontario, before they will be submerged and hidden from view.

“I was inspired by the opportunity to capture and explore a part of the restoration process that’s often overlooked,” said Stephen Uhraney, one of the Morphology photographers. “I’m honored to be a part of a project that serves value to the community and shows beauty in the unexpected.”

The habitat structures formed an alien-like environment that allowed the evolving wetlands to be photographed and appreciated in a new way. Morphology refers to change in shape over time. The exhibit explores this change through creative expression as the new wetland comes to life.

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