Gordie Howe Bridge update set for June 22
The Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority and Bridging North America have scheduled an online community meeting on June 22 to provide design and construction updates for the Gordie Howe International Bridge project. The event is set for 3 p.m. EDT; visit facebook.com/GordieHoweBridge.
Groundbreaking scheduled for Toronto Indigenous Hub
Anishnawbe Health Toronto will break ground on Ontario’s first Indigenous Hub in Toronto’s West Don Lands on Monday, which is National Indigenous Peoples Day. The 2.4-acre Indigenous Hub will occupy one city block at Front and Cherry Streets and will include the new home of Anishnawbe Health Toronto, the Miziwe Biik Training Institute, and a child care and family centre operated by the City of Toronto. Also on site will be the Canary House mixed-use condominium building being developed by Dream Unlimited and Kilmer Group and a rental housing building, to be developed by Dream, Kilmer and Tricon Residential.
AddEnergie doubles size of Shawinigan plant
AddEnergie, operator of the FLO electric vehicle charging network, has announced it is doubling the size of its facilities in Shawinigan, Que. to increase its production capacity for fast-charging stations. A second plant of 26,000 square feet will supplement the existing 21,000-square-foot production plant. The preparation of a new site on Royal Boulevard is currently being completed and production should start by the end of the summer.
New Ottawa park honours community leader
Minto Communities Ottawa announced yesterday it has named a park in its Avalon project in east Ottawa in honour of the late Hunsdeep Rangar, a pillar of Ottawa’s South Asian community. Hunsdeep Rangar Park will feature 45,000 square feet of open space, a play structure and accessible seating. Construction of the park is now underway and is expected to be complete by mid-summer 2021. Rangar was organizer of South Asian Fest, a businessperson and host on CHIN 97.9 FM who passed away suddenly at the age of 43 in 2019.