– Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne
“I hope that this park will contribute to strengthening Toronto’s already vibrant pluralism, showcasing to the world Canada’s rich example of pluralism in action.”
– His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan
Toronto has a new addition to its cultural landscape.
By Zaffrin Pira Producer, Global News Updated: May 26, 2015 8:25 am
The 6.8 hecatare urban park is the newest part of a complex that also hosts The Aga Khan Museum and The Ismaili Centre. Both of those buildings were opened to much fanfare eight months ago. Together they complete a project that broke ground five years ago on the site of the former Bata Shoe headquarters.
Prior to Monday’s inauguration, the Aga Khan and Premier Wynne signed an agreement of co-operation between Ontario and the Ismaili Immat that encompasses areas including education, economic development, culture and diversity.
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