Kingsway Entertainment District and Arena/Event Centre
Click image for a larger view of the Kingsway Entertainment District, showing the Event Centre at left, Festival Square and the Casino/Hotel complex at right.
Current Status and Next Steps
- September 20 to October 4 2017: Integrated site plan public consultation.
- November 3 to 10, 2017: Follow up with the public on integrated site plan concept.
- November 22, 2017: Council approves final integrated site plan for Kingsway Entertainment District
- December 12, 2017: Financing approved as part of the 2018 capital budget for the municipality’s portion of the Kingsway Entertainment District
- January 22, 2018: Planning Committee Public Hearing regarding an application for rezoning to permit a recreation and community centre in the form of a public arena and applications for Official Plan amendment and rezoning to permit a place of amusement in the form of a casino.
- First quarter 2018: Expected decision of the Planning Committee on rezoning applications
- First quarter 2018: Criteria to evaluate contracts for a design-build model of Event Centre construction presented to Council for consideration