Ontario is marking a significant milestone in both the construction of the CIBC Pan Am / Parapan Am Games Athletes' Village and the province's long-term investment in the revitalization of the West Don Lands with a topping off ceremony today.
The Government of Ontario and TO2015 have created a program to help every kid be a Pan Am/Parapan Am Kid. This means children and youth can learn about and participate in different sport, recreational and cultural activities before, during and after the TORONTO 2015 Games.
Ontario is well ahead in the planning stages compared to other host jurisdictions. Capital projects are on time and on or under budget. Many will open one year before the Games for community use. As we move into the operational phase of Games planning, we expect this progress to continue. As new host jurisdiction responsibilities are confirmed, we state them openly and publicly.