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.
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 as the role of Chair in January 2017.
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.
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.
On September 25, 2016, Waterfront Toronto will present a series of talks aimed at challenging urbanists, culture-makers, advocates and citizens to reimagine what it means to be a “city builder.” The free talks will take place as part of in/future: a transformative art experience, presented by Art Spin in partnership with Small World Music, which is an art and world music festival that runs from September 15-25, 2016 on the iconic Ontario Place grounds.
Today, the governments of Canada and Ontario announced a bilateral agreement that will make more than $1.1 billion in combined infrastructure funding available under the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund.