Set to transform a previously underwhelming East Village island into an all-season destination, Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) has announced plans for their $20 million overhaul of St. Patrick’s Island.

Based on a plan that would see the island’s natural state balanced with Calgarians’ vision of the island as an “urban oasis”, the project will include a beach, running paths, a small amphitheater and an area for skating in the winter.

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