Canada Lands Company and Ripley Entertainment break ground on $130 Million World Class Family Aquarium in Toronto

Aug 17, 2011

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Canada Lands Company

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.

TORONTO (Aug. 17, 2011) – 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.

In addition to the aquarium, “Canada Lands Company is investing more than $10 million to redevelop the John Street corridor with new signage and other improvements that will increase and improve the flow of pedestrian traffic from Front Street to the site,” said Mark Laroche, President and CEO of Canada Lands Company, which owns the land the Aquarium will be built on. “This is an important entryway to Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, as well as the CN Tower and Rogers Centre.”

To read the full press release for the event, click here.

 

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