Waterfront Toronto Takes First Step in Building Quayside: A New Community That Will Provide Testbed for Solutions to Pressing Urban Challenges
Mar 17, 2017
Waterfront Toronto has launched a process to create a new precedent-setting waterfront community called Quayside. The aim is to establish Quayside as a test bed for emerging technologies, materials, approaches and processes that will address these challenges and create a new global benchmark for sustainable, inclusive and accessible urban development.
Feb 10, 2017
The Waterfront Design Review Panel provides objective, professional advice to Waterfront Toronto and/or City of Toronto Planning staff about proposed public and private developments within the Designated Waterfront Area.
Feb 8, 2017
Waterfront Toronto’s Animating Our Waterfront program returns for its second year. The program provides funding to individuals, organizations, collectives and groups that want to create free arts and cultural programming in waterfront parks and public spaces during the summer months.
Dec 22, 2016
Waterfront Toronto is pleased to announce the release of its 2017/18 Corporate Plan, which was approved by its Board of Directors at its December 12 meeting. This document outlines the Corporation’s direction for the upcoming fiscal year, including strategic objectives, project deliverables, budget, funding, and cash flow and risk management.
Dec 14, 2016
On December 12, the Waterfront Toronto Board of Directors bid farewell to longtime Chair, Mark Wilson. After 14 years serving on the Board, Mark’s term comes to an end later this month. His successor, Helen Burstyn, will assume the role as Chair in January 2017.
Oct 24, 2016
In June, Waterfront Toronto announced that The Bentway was the clear winner of the run-off vote in our city-wide Project: Under Gardiner naming campaign. It’s a name that celebrates "the bents" – the column-and-beam structures that frame the spaces of what will soon become a vibrant urban trail. Today, The Bentway launches its new website at thebentway.ca.
Oct 20, 2016
Waterfront Toronto today released an extensive Due Diligence Report on the proposed Port Lands Flood Protection Project. The Report provides greater certainty on the cost estimate, schedule and risks associated with the proposal to naturalize the mouth of the Don River, provide flood protection to the area and unlock significant economic development potential.