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City wins award for Alton Campus project

Parks and Recreation Ontario has honoured the city with an Award of Excellence in Design for the Alton Campus project, which includes the recently opened Haber Recreation Centre and the adjacent Norton Park.

The award recognizes a park, recreation and/or cultural facility that has demonstrated high standards of planning, design, community involvement, operation and maintenance, quality of aesthetics, usability, accessibility and versatility.

Congratulations and special thanks to Chris Glenn, Director of Parks and Recreation, and his entire team for their work.

Written by Marianne Meed Ward

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