9 Results for Waterfront Toronto

Waterfront Toronto CEO Michael Nobrega issued the following statement in response to a report issued last week from Ontario’s Auditor General, which found that the organization had failed in effectively delivering on its mandate due to structural factors. “We acknowledge the Auditor General’s report and thank her for her work.…

December 10, 2018 @ 10:56am

Yesterday, Ontario’s Auditor General, Bonnie Lysyk, reported that a variety of structural factors kept Waterfront Toronto from effectively delivering on its mandate to oversee and lead the renewal of Toronto’s waterfront. “Waterfront Toronto has directly developed only about 55 acres, or 5 per cent of the total publicly owned developable…

December 06, 2018 @ 10:11am

Yesterday, excavation commenced on a new river valley as part of the Port Lands Flood Protection project on Toronto’s waterfront. The project was designed to increase the capacity of the city to adapt to climate change impacts and create a more resilient community. Attended by François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure…

November 29, 2018 @ 9:49am

The Redpath Waterfront Festival, an annual summer event that provides on-land and on-water programming with the goal of promoting Toronto's waterfront areas, has announced that it will bring the incrediball installation to the city. The incrediball art installation will maintain the tradition of using art as a mechanism to engage the public…

May 03, 2018 @ 8:44am

Today, Toronto Mayor John Tory joined leaders from all three levels of government at the water’s edge to mark the start of construction on the Cherry Street Stormwater and Lakefilling project. The Cherry Street Stormwater and Lakefilling project is designed to optimize water and stormwater infrastructure by stabilizing the shoreline…

January 11, 2018 @ 12:03pm

With the waves nearly cresting the concrete dock, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Premier Kathleen Wynne, Toronto Mayor John Tory, and Waterfront Toronto CEO Will Fleissig came together at the Toronto Portlands to announce a $1.2 billion commitment to the area. Through the Toronto Port Lands Flood Protection project, the governments…

June 28, 2017 @ 4:54pm

The Government of Canada has appointed three new directors to the Waterfront Toronto Board of Directors. Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced that Sevaun Palvetzian, Janet Rieksts-Alderman, and Mazyar Mortazavi will take positions on the board. The new directors, from various backgrounds and fields of expertise in Toronto,…

December 08, 2016 @ 7:42am

[caption id="attachment_7378" align="aligncenter" width="540" caption="Waterfront Toronto's president and CEO, John Campbell (right), receives the Living City Healthy Rivers and Streams Award from TRCA's CAO, Brian Denney."][/caption] Waterfront Toronto was a big winner at the Charles Sauriol Environmental Dinner for The Living City last Friday. The organization won the Toronto and…

November 09, 2010 @ 8:31am

As part of waterfront revitalization, Waterfront Toronto announced over the weekend its plans to naturalize the mouth of the Don River and to transform the Lower Don Lands, a link between the new waterfront communities emerging in Toronto's East Bayfront, the West Don Lands and the Port Lands. The plans…

May 11, 2009 @ 9:27am