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Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada

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Lakefield Property Development

The Village of Lakefield shoreline may soon see an exciting revitalization where Parks Canada owns river-front property. Located at 2 Smith Street and was previously used as an office and maintenance compound. Parks Canada is seeking creative solutions for repurposing this property that will benefit the local community and create public space on the shoreline.

October 11, 2012
Lakefield Development Scenario Sketches
An Open House was held at the Lakefield Community Centre on October 10, 2012 where attendees reviewed and provided input on three sketches for development scenarios. The sketches, completed by a design consultant, were based on suggestions from a community workshop held in February, 2012, and appropriate facility sizes for the site.


October 1, 2012
Parks Canada Open House for Lakefield Property
The Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada invites residents, businesses and other interested parties to attend an Open House viewing of artist concept sketches for future uses of a Parks Canada owned river-front property in the Village of Lakefield.


June 20, 2012
Residents Bring Lots of Ideas to Lakefield Waterfront Meeting Hosted by Parks Canada
It was standing room only for latecomers, a scene of energetic creativity at Marshland Centre in Lakefield. On February 22, 2012 some 60 people met with Trent-Severn Waterway (TSW) officials to talk about future uses for river front property owned by Parks Canada in the village of Lakefield.

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February 9, 2012
Parks Canada Invites Your Ideas for Lakefield Property
The Superintendent of the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada invites residents, businesses and other interested parties to attend a public discussion about future uses of a Parks Canada owned river-front property in the Village of Lakefield within the Township of Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield.