Members and Structure
The Board of Governors was formed in 1983 for the purpose of operating and managing the grounds of Exhibition Place.
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Mark Grimes was elected as City Councillor for the new Ward 3, Etobicoke-Lakeshore on October 22nd 2018. He served as City Councillor for the former Ward 6 Etobicoke-Lakeshore since 2003. He is proud to say that he is a man rooted in the Etobicoke-Lakeshore community. Before entering politics, Mark worked as a professional trader for a major financial firm for 13 years on Bay Street. He is also the President and Owner of a logistics business, which he runs with his brothers in South Etobicoke.
Mark sits on other boards and committees such as:
- Chair, Etobicoke York Community Council
- Vice Chair, Economic and Community Development Committee
- Hockey Hall of Fame Board of Directors
- Committee of Revision
The Board consists of nine members appointed by City Council including the Mayor or designate, 4 Members of Council, and 4 Public Members.
Councillor Joe Cressy
Councillor Gary Crawford
Councillor Anthony Perruzza
Councillor Michael Ford
The Board consists of nine members appointed by City Council including the Mayor or designate, 4 Members of Council, and 4 public members recruited in accordance with the City’s Public Appointments Policy.
The Board of Governors of Exhibition Place (the “Board”) was originally established in 1983 under the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto Act and is continued as a board of the City of Toronto under subsection 407 (1) of the City of Toronto Act, 2006. The Board is a body Corporate and an agent of the City.
The Board of Governors meets 6-8 times each calendar year to review the operation and management of Exhibition Place, and to approve or recommend approval to City Council of business and contractual matters that enhance the viability and profitability of Exhibition Place.
The Board’s reports are now accessible for those with disabilities, however, if some reports/presentations are not accessible, please contact email@example.com for a hard copy.
The provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006 stipulate that Exhibition Place may be used for:
- Parks and Exhibition purposes;
- The purpose of trade centres and trade and agricultural fairs such as, but not limited to, the annual Canadian National Exhibition and the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair;
- Displays, agricultural activities, sporting events, athletic contests, public entertainment, and meetings;
- Highway, electrical transmission, or public utility purpose; and
- Any other purpose that City Council may approve.
The Board’s by-laws are now accessible for those with disabilities, however, if some attachments are not accessible, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a hard copy.
By-law No. 1-2017
By-law No. 2-18
By-law No. 3-18
Borrowing & Investing of Money *view
*Notice to amend Approved by the Board on November 15, 2018. Amendments to be Enacted by the Board at its February 19, 2019 meeting and then to City Council for approval.