9 Results for waterfront

The Town of Ajax announced the passing of one of its founding, visionary leaders this week. Mayor Bill Parish (1924-2018) was a member of the first Ajax Council and served six one-year terms as Mayor from 1958 to 1963. As one of the original protectors of the Ajax waterfront, he…

June 23, 2018 @ 12:12pm

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

Access to Edmonton’s River Valley has been improved by infrastructure funding from the provincial and federal governments. On Saturday, Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, was joined by David Shepherd, MLA for Edmonton-Centre, Don Iveson, Mayor of Edmonton, and Larry Wall, Executive Director of the River Valley Alliance, to…

December 11, 2017 @ 10:24am

On Friday, the province of Ontario announced that is seeking a partner for Ontario Place's west island as it moves ahead on transforming the site into a vibrant, year-round waterfront destination that is innovative, fun, and engaging for residents and visitors of all ages. Ontario is searching for an anchor…

July 10, 2017 @ 10:55am

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

Coldwater Consulting Ltd., a Canadian engineering firm focused on water- and shoreline-related projects, has been contracted to build an intertidal reef as a shoreline conservation method at the beachhead and dunes along the coast of Souris Beach and causeway in Prince Edward Island. The firm has a collective experience on…

November 25, 2016 @ 9:52am

Climate change impacts everyone, but when you own property on a shoreline or in a floodplains, the impacts can be substantial. The Federation of Ontario Cottage Owners has responded with a new report that encourages waterfront property owners to take a can-do approach to climate change adaptation. The report entitled, Managing Your…

August 12, 2016 @ 8:55am

The citizens of Pickering and Ajax are bolstering efforts to have the Province of Ontario and the Regions of Durham and York eliminate algae-inducing output from the Duffin Creek sewage treatment plant. Treated sewage, which flows into Lake Ontario, contains large amounts of phosphorous, creating an ideal environment for the…

May 30, 2014 @ 12:43pm

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