LEW Program



Toronto LEW Side Trips

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

7:30am – 8:30am Breakfast (LAI/LEF Board Members and Chapter Presidents) at Le Germain Hotel  
8:30am – 4:30pm LAI Business Meetings at the Le Germain Hotel
1:00pm - 4:30pm LEW Check In
LEW Begins

6:00 pm – 7:30pm

Presidents Reception at the offices of McCarthy Tetrault, Toronto-Dominion Centre

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Friday, September 23

8:45am – 10:30am Breakfast at Le Germain Hotel

A series of short “LEW Talks” with Day 1 focusing on the growth and development of the Toronto Region and the extraordinary real estate boom of the last decade.

11:00am – 12:00pm Tour of the TIFF Bell Lightbox, home of the Toronto International Film Festival.
12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch on your own.  Please review this restaurant guide.  
2:00pm – 3:30pm Tour of the Thorncliffe Park neighborhood with talks on its role as an “arrival city” for new immigrants and the “tower renewal” initiative.
4:00pm – 5:30pm Architectural tour of the Aga Khan Museum including time to view its splendid collection.
6:00pm Dinner at Diwan at the Aga Khan Museum. Persian-inspired cuisine directed by Mark McEwan, one of Canada’s best-known chefs.


Saturday, September 24

8:45am - 10:30am A series of short “LEW Talks” with Day 2 focusing on specific development projects including the Toronto Waterfront and Ryerson University.
11:10am - 12:00pm

A leisurely stroll from Le Germain Hotel to St. Lawrence Market. Attendees will be in small groups led by Simcoe Chapter members who will describe the many points of interest along the route.

12:00pm - 1:00pm

A look at St. Lawrence Market with talk on its long history. The talk will be over lunch, featuring the peameal bacon sandwich, a Toronto tradition.

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Tour Regent Park, the redevelopment of Canada’s largest public housing project into a mixed-income community. 

3:00pm - 4:00pm

From a single vantage point in Corktown Common, talks on the Canary District redevelopment and Harbour East (a proposed 12 million sq. ft. central city office park).

6:30pm - 10:00pm Awards dinner at CN Tower Horizons Restaurant. Spectacular views included.