12 Results for Waterfront Toronto

Will Fleissig has advised the Board of Waterfront Toronto that he is stepping down from his role as CEO. The news was announced in a media statement released by Helen Burstyn, chiar of the Board. In the statement, Burstyn praised Fleissig for his contributions during his three years at the…

July 05, 2018 @ 8:21am

Waterfront Toronto, in partnership with the City of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation, is calling on international design professionals to develop a bold vision for two new waterfront parks. Launched in partnership, this request for qualifications invites design teams to pre-qualify for a competition that will seek design proposals for…

March 01, 2018 @ 9:39am

Toronto Mayor John Tory joined leaders from all three levels of government and the Mississaugas of New Credit First Nation 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…

January 11, 2018 @ 2:28pm

One day before the council debate on the future of Toronto’s Port Lands and Lower Don Lands, CodeBlueTO wrote an open letter to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and all city councillors reminding them "Torontonians will be watching how they vote." The  coalition of groups and individuals that formed in late…

September 20, 2011 @ 10:59am

Waterfront Toronto’s Underpass Park, part of the development of the city’s West Don Lands, is officially under construction. The urban park will make use of the space beneath the Eastern Avenue, Richmond and Adelaide overpasses. "Underpass Park embodies the kind of infrastructure project the federal government stands four-square behind,” said Federal…

May 26, 2011 @ 11:33am

Waterfront Toronto held a briefing today to discuss the detailed plans for a soil recycling pilot facility in Toronto’s Port Lands. The soil recycling pilot is part of Waterfront Toronto’s soils management strategy. This project, the only known soil washing-based pilot plant currently operating in Canada, is meant to help…

June 15, 2010 @ 10:30am

Waterfront Toronto and the City of Toronto are jointly undertaking an environmental assessment (EA) to determine the future of the eastern portion of the elevated Gardiner Expressway and Lake Shore Boulevard. The approximate area being assessed is from Lower Jarvis Street to just east of the Don Valley Parkway (DVP)…

April 23, 2010 @ 9:14am

Waterfront Toronto has now decided that remaking Queens Quay into a grand lakefront boulevard is the solution the city has been waiting for. The new design features streetcar lanes in the centre, traffic only on the north side and a pedestrian focused space on the south side is the recommended…

March 26, 2009 @ 1:26pm

[caption id="attachment_50" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="David Wex and John Campbell"][/caption] Waterfront Toronto announced today that the development team of Urban Capital Property Group (Toronto) and Redquartz Development (Dublin) has been selected to lead the development of the first phase of West Don Lands, Toronto’s first new waterfront neighbourhood. “We wanted a…

April 23, 2008 @ 12:31pm

As part of the multi-billion dollar revitalization project to create a new, showcase mixed-use community on Toronto's waterfront and surrounding areas, Waterfront Toronto, the organization established to oversee and lead waterfront renewal in the city announced last week that it is seeking development partners for its East Bayfront initiative, one…

March 10, 2008 @ 6:51am

After Mayor David Miller’s defeat earlier this week in city council to create new taxes in the city of Toronto, massive cuts to service and a fare hike on Toronto transit have been announced. The largest of the cuts is the closure of the $1-billion Sheppard subway line that was…

July 20, 2007 @ 1:45pm

Construction of a flood protection berm, and the new Don River Park that will be built on top of the berm, began yesterday in Toronto as the first part of a waterfront revitalization effort. The berm is estimated to cost $25 million and the Don River Park is estimated to…

June 26, 2007 @ 7:43am