The Making of a World-Class Waterfront

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What makes a waterfront best in class, iconic, globally recognized?

It has the ability to connect people to the waterfront in a variety of ways.

People can walk from the shoreline to a store, a place of work, or home. 
They can enjoy quiet moments alongside the waterfront’s edge by lounging in the grass or taking in the expansive views of Lake Ontario. 

There is a wide array of activities people of all ages can enjoy year-round, from strolling a promenade to sipping a coffee at a cafe or cycling along a trail canopied by trees. 

It gives people a unique gathering space to celebrate local culture, food, and special events.

It’s accessible, abuzz with activity with people shopping, dining at restaurants, or enjoying an event.

The life of the community revolves around the water. Where every moment and opportunity to experience lakeside living leaves a lasting memory.

Often, there’s also a Pier.

For decades, the Lakeview Village pier was closed off from the public, used as an industrial pier to transport coal from ships to the power plant. After its demolition, the coal plant left behind a unique one-kilometre-long pier that will become an important catalyst in reconnecting Mississauga with its waterfront. Once complete, the newly imagined pier will offer panoramic views and a unique waterside experience.

The former industrial marker will be transformed into an iconic destination to celebrate local food and culture and will be admired as a distinguishable landmark on Lake Ontario. 

It will connect people to places to play, with paddleboards, kayaks, a marina, and a beach nearby. Year-round, it will be energized and activated with music festivals, art fairs, and eatery pop-ups.

The Pier

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The Lakeview Village Pier will create new jobs, support local businesses, and generate revenue for the City of Mississauga. Simply put - building a waterfront destination equates to building a stronger economy for cities. 

By investing in and advocating for the pier, we aren’t just creating a connection to Lake Ontario, we are helping bolster Mississauga’s economy with a sustainable and resilient attraction. We are helping to build a world-class waterfront experience that is enjoyable for all.

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