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Launch of consultations on revitalizing the Old Port of Montréal
An Enduring Legacy for Montréal's 375th Anniversary and Canada's 150th in 2017

Information Meeting: Shannon Park
Canada Lands held the first public information meeting for Shannon Park on April 30, 2015.

Information Meeting: Shannon Park - April 16, 2015
Canada Lands Company is pleased to invite you to an information meeting regarding Shannon Park. Join us to learn about Canada Lands, what it does and how it operates, as well as receive information regarding the upcoming consultation process for the redevelopment of the Shannon Park site.

Canada Lands Company redevelops its online properties
Canada Lands Company announced today the launch of its completely redesigned corporate website.

Historic Joint Venture Will Bring New Life To Three Vancouver Properties
The Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations and Canada Lands Company, announced at a news conference today that they have completed the acquisition of three former Government of Canada properties in Vancouver.

Canada Lands Company Ltd. Releases 2013-2014 Annual Report
Canada Lands Company Ltd. (CLCL) has released its 2013-2014 Annual Report, available immediately for online viewing and download as an Adobe PDF document.

New Board Member Appointed to Canada Lands Company Board of Directors
Grant B. Walsh, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Canada Lands Company, a national real estate company, is pleased to confirm the Government of Canada’s appointment of Barbara Sutherland to the company’s Board of Directors for a four-year term.

New President and CEO appointed to Canada Lands Company
Grant B. Walsh, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Canada Lands Company, a national real estate company, is pleased to confirm the Government of Canada’s appointment of Mr. John McBain as the company’s new President and CEO, effective March 3, 2014.

Two New Board Members Appointed to Canada Lands Company Board of Directors
Grant B. Walsh, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Canada Lands Company, a national real estate company, is pleased to confirm the Government of Canada’s appointment of two new members to the company’s Board of Directors, each for a four-year term.

Canada Lands Company Ltd. Releases 2012-2013 Annual Report
Canada Lands Company Ltd. (CLCL) has released its 2012-2013 Annual Report, available immediately for online viewing and download as an Adobe PDF document.

Notice of Annual Public Meeting: Canada Lands Company Limited
The Board of Directors of Canada Lands Company Limited (CLCL) is pleased to announce that its annual public meeting will be held on Friday, October 4, 2013 from 10:00a.m. to 10:30a.m. EST at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel (Salon 6), 100 Front Street West, in Toronto, Ontario.

Daniel Dorey named Senior Vice President of Canada Lands Company
Mr. Daniel Dorey has been named Senior Vice President (Québec) of Canada Lands Company (CLC). He will lead the company’s Québec real estate activities, including the Old Port of Montréal and CLC’s Montréal harbourfront properties.

Julie Payette named new Chief of Montréal Science Centre
Madame Julie Payette has been named Chief Operating Officer of the Montréal Science Centre (MSC). The announcement was made today by Canada Lands Company, a federal arm’s-length Crown corporation that owns and operates the MSC. Ms. Payette also becomes a Vice-President of Canada Lands Company and will assume her new role on July 15, 2013.

Canada Lands Company Welcomes Auditor General’s Report On Old Port Of Montréal Corporation
Today Canada Lands Company made available to the public the Auditor General of Canada’s Special Examination report pertaining to the operations of the Old Port of Montréal Corporation (OPMC). Under law, all federal Crown corporations must undergo a special examination at least every 10 years. The report also responds to the Government’s request in May 2012 that the Auditor General look into, and report on certain practices and expenses of OPMC.

Canada Lands Company begins search for senior executive for its Québec operations
Canada Lands Company (CLC) today begins its search for a Senior Vice-President to head its Québec real estate operations as well as its Old Port of Montréal division.

Robert Howald named acting President & CEO of Canada Lands Company
Robert Howald has been named acting President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Lands Company assuming the position held by the departing Mark Laroche. The announcement was made today by Grant B. Walsh, Chairman of Canada Lands Company Limited Board of Directors.

Amalgamation of Parc Downsview Park Inc. and Old Port of Montreal Corporation Inc.
Today, the Government of Canada, through the Minister responsible for the company, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada, entrusted Canada Lands Company with the mandate to amalgamate and strengthen operational effectiveness and accountability of two federal Crown corporations, namely Parc Downsview Park Inc., in Toronto, Ontario, and the Old Port of Montreal Corporation Inc., in Montréal, Québec.

Canada Lands Company launches Rockcliffe redevelopment in Ottawa
Canada’s capital is one step closer to having a new and world class urban community just a few kilometres from Parliament Hill. After much anticipation, Canada Lands Company CLC Limited (CLC), owner since 2011 of the former Canadian Forces Base Rockcliffe, announced today the renewal of planning and public consultation for the redevelopment of the property, which will begin with a community Ideas Fair slated for Monday, November 26, at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum.

Canada Lands Company Announces Departure of President and CEO Mark Laroche
It is with regret that the Board of Directors of Canada Lands Company announces the resignation of Mark Laroche from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Request for Proposal, serviced lots in the Town of Oakville, Ontario
CLC is issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the purchase of serviced lots and blocks in the Rebecca Street development, located in the town of Oakville, Ontario.

Canada Lands Company Ltd. Releases 2011-2012 Annual Report
Canada Lands Company Ltd. (CLCL) has released its Annual Report for 2011-2012, available immediately for online viewing and download as an Adobe PDF document.

Canada Lands Company Limited – 2012 Annual Public Meeting
Canada Lands Company held its Annual Public Meeting on June 6, 2012, at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel, in Toronto, Ontario. During the meeting, Grant B. Walsh, Chairman of the Board, and Mark B. Laroche, President and CEO reviewed the fiscal year results of 2011-2012 and discussed the strategic direction of the Corporation moving forward in 2012-2013.

Development Opportunity in City of St. Catharines
Canada Lands Company CLC Limited (CLC) invites proposals from real estate developers for the purchase and development of a lot located in St. Catharines, Ontario. This offering of land measures 7.9 hectares (18.96 acres), in a growing area near the Welland Canal, with convenient access to major highways and various services. Offering additionally includes one fully approved serviced residential lot located within the adjacent subdivision directly to the north.

CN Tower Honoured at Engineering Institute of Canada 2012 Awards
The CN Tower was recognized by the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) as an ‘outstanding Canadian engineering achievement’ and inducted as an honorary member during the annual EIC Awards held in Ottawa on February 25, 2012. Mark Laroche, President and CEO of Canada Lands Company, owner and operator of the CN Tower, and Andre Saker, Director of Facilities and Engineering at the CN Tower, joined fellow honorees at this pre-eminent national engineering awards ceremony.

The Village at Griesbach named as a finalist for 2012 Awards of Excellence in Housing
Canada Lands Company is pleased to announce that its Village at Griesbach community has been selected as a finalist in five categories of the 2012 Awards of Excellence in Housing presented by the Canadian Home Builders' Association (Edmonton Region).

CN Tower Awarded "Business of the Year" during Canadian Tourism Awards
The CN Tower was presented with the Air Canada "Business of the Year" Award during the Tourism Industry Association of Canada's (TIAC) annual Tourism Summit. The Canadian Tourism Awards presented by The Toronto Star were held November 24, 2011 in Ottawa, Ontario.

Reappointment to Canada Lands Company Limited
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, today announced the reappointment of Mr. Wayne B. MacIntosh to the board of directors of Canada Lands Company Limited for a term of four years.

Canada Lands Company Ltd. releases 2010-2011 Annual Report
Canada Lands Company Ltd. (CLCL) has released its Annual Report for 2010-2011, available immediately for online viewing and download as an Adobe PDF document.

Canada Lands Company helps unveil Oscar Peterson tribute
Canada Lands Company was on hand in Montréal’s “Little Burgundy” neighbourhood this past September to celebrate the unveiling of a mural paying tribute to the late jazz legend Oscar Peterson.

Oxford Properties To Acquire Metro Toronto Convention Centre Complex From Canada Lands Company
Oxford Properties Group, the real estate arm of the OMERS Worldwide Group of Companies, is finalizing its acquisition of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre Complex (“MTCCC” or “the Complex”), a 7.4 acre mixed-use development in downtown Toronto. The Complex includes the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC), the 277 Front Street Office Tower, the InterContinental Hotel and a 1,200 stall parking facility. The transaction is anticipated to close in mid September 2011.

Canada Lands Company and Ripley Entertainment break ground on $130 Million World Class Family Aquarium in Toronto
Dignitaries from federal, provincial and municipal government all gathered at the base of the CN Tower today to announce details of Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada — a $130 million facility now under construction and set to open during the summer of 2013.

CN Tower Introduces Extreme New Toronto Attraction
Today, Canada’s National Tower announced the imminent opening of its new extreme attraction, EdgeWalk at the CN Tower. The first of its kind in North America, EdgeWalk is the world’s highest full circle hands-free walk on a 5 ft (1.5 m) wide ledge encircling the top of the CN Tower’s main pod, 356m, (1168 ft , 116 stories) above the ground. This adrenalin-fueled experience will allow thrill seekers to walk the edge of one of the world’s greatest man-made wonders beginning summer 2011.

Notice of Annual Public Meeting Canada Lands Company Limited (CLCL)
The Board of Directors of Canada Lands Company Limited (CLCL) is pleased to announce that its annual public meeting will be held on Friday, June 10, 2011 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST in Toronto at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel (Salon 1), 100 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario.

CLC Lights CN Tower Blue For World Water Day
As part of World Water Day on March 22, an initiative adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1992, the proud owner and operator of the CN Tower, Canada Lands Company CLC Limited (CLC), will light the CN Tower blue from sundown this evening, March 21, to sunrise on March 22.

Former Military Base One Of The Great Places In Canada
Everyone who lives in Garrison Crossing knows it’s an exceptional community. So it’s fitting that a Garrison resident, Darlene Goetz, has nominated it to the Great Places in Canada contest launched by the Canadian Institute of Planners to find the best streets, places and neighbourhoods in the country.

CLC Urges Senneville Consultation Process To Proceed
Canada Lands Company CLC Limited (CLC) today announced that it supports the consultation process for Senneville’s urban plan proceeding without delay. The company owns the 61-acre (25 hectare) site of a former veterans’ long-term care facility slated for development. The anticipated revitalization project is expected to provide numerous benefits to the village, including reinvigorated green spaces for the community, new housing options in Senneville and an important new source of property tax revenues. The new construction will be limited mostly to the site’s largely vacant area, and allow for the integration of the site’s natural features including mature trees and a small creek.

Sale of Land at 800 Montreal Road
CLC is pleased to announce that four independent parcels of land located at its 800 Montreal Road property in Ottawa are available for purchase. DTZ Barnicke Limited is working with CLC in a real estate advisor and broker capacity. You can learn more about the parcels by clicking here to visit an informative page on DTZ Barnicke’s website. You can also view a brochure about the parcels by clicking here.

Canada Lands Announces the Sale of Residential Lots in its Les Bassins du Nouveau Havre Project
Canada Lands Company CLC Limited (CLC) is pleased to announce the selection of a partnership between Prével and Conceptions Rachel-Julien. (Prével/Julien), for the sale of various residential lots in the Les Bassins du Nouveau Havre project, in the Sud-Ouest Borough of Montréal. This transaction is conditional on a due diligence review to be undertaken promptly by Prével/Julien.

CLC Announces Acquisition of Pointe-du-Moulin Pier and its Silo No. 5
Canada Lands Company CLC Limited (CLC) today announced its acquisition of a 21-acre (8.5 hectare) property on Montréal’s waterfront, known as Pointe-du-Moulin, as part of the Government of Canada’s “Montréal’s New Harbourfront” initiative. The property comprises the historic Grain Elevator No. 5, with its marine towers and conveyors, commonly referred to as Silo No. 5. The Pointe-du-Moulin sector was under the custodianship of Transport Canada and operated by the Montréal Port Authority.

New Calgary Parks Salute World War II Heroes
Two beautiful new parks dedicated to Canadians who served in World War Two were formally opened today at Currie Barracks, the new community being developed by Canada Lands Company (CLC) on the former CFB Calgary site.

CLC Announces Sale of Dominion Building
Charlottetown, PEI, August 6, 2010 – Canada Lands Company (CLC) has announced the sale of the Dominion Building in downtown Charlottetown to Rank Incorporated.

Canada Lands Company Limited (CLCL) – 2009-2010 Annual Public Meeting
CLCL held its second Annual Public Meeting on April 14, 2010 in Toronto at the CN Tower.

Montréal’s New Harbourfront Update to be Delivered
Mark Laroche, President and CEO of Canada Lands Company CLC Limited (CLC), will deliver a speech tomorrow morning summarizing progress to date and next steps in CLC’s Nouveau Havre de Montréal redevelopment project, and call upon the Montréal community to engage in the development of the Pointe-du-Moulin properties, including Silo#5, as the City prepares for its 375th anniversary in 2017.

Notice of Annual Public Meeting Canada Lands Company Limited (CLCL)
The Board of Directors of Canada Lands Company Limited (CLCL) is pleased to announce that its annual public meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Toronto at the CN Tower, Cedar Room, 301 Front Street West, Toronto.