December 2019

Council Approves CACF Funding in 2020 Budget

December 01 2020

RFP Issued for Consulting Services to conduct an Arts Centre Feasibility Study

February 17 2021

Nordicity Group Ltd. and Giaimo Architects selected to conduct CACF

October 04 2021

Phase 1 Report Presented to Corporate & Community Services Standing Committee

Report presented to Council at its October 18, 2021 meeting.

July 18 2022

Continuation to Phase 2 approved

September 01 2022

Phase 2 Commences

April 03 2023

Phase 2 Report presented to Corporate & Community Services Standing Committee

November 29 2023

Phase 3 Public Engagement Session

Wednesday, November 29, 2023, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Virtual via Microsoft Teams or in person at the Simcoe Street Theatre, 65 Simcoe St.

Details: Phase 3 of this study seeks to finalize the proposed location for an Arts Centre and build a Business Case that includes costing, funding, and viability assessments. Come, learn, share your input. All welcome!

Virtual attendees: Register here now.

In-person attendees: Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

December 15 2023

Phase 3 Public Engagement Session (November 29, 2023) Comment Period Closes

Thank you to everyone who attended the session on Wednesday, November 29, 2023. Questions and comments related to this session will continue to be collected until Friday, December 15, 2023. Please email your feedback to

December 18 2023

Phase 3 Update to Council

The consultants from Colliers Business Leaders will provide an update to Council on the progress of the Phase 3 study.