Investments in Toronto’s waterfront revitalization by the governments of Canada and Ontario and the City of Toronto to date have produced $3.2 billion in output for the Canadian economy and 16,200 full-time years of employment, according to a third-party study released today by Waterfront Toronto.
On April 17 and 18, Toronto will host Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) co-founder Robert Bell as part of the city’s bid to be named the World’s Most Intelligent Community of the Year. During the two-day tour, Mr. Bell will visit some of the city’s leaders in innovation, information and communications technology. He will spend an entire day touring the waterfront area, which is emerging as a new hub of knowledge-based industries.
Classes are now underway at the new George Brown College waterfront campus in East Bayfront.
Waterfront Toronto and the City of Toronto have begun work to create…
The transformation of Toronto’s eastern waterfront continues with the opening of Against the Grain, the first restaurant in the new East Bayfront community.
TORONTO – Infrastructure Ontario released a request for qualifications (RFQ) today to qualify non-profit housing corporations to participate in a request for proposals to own and operate affordable rental housing buildings being developed as part of the Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games Athletes’ Village in the West Don Lands. The successful non-profit housing corporation(s) will [...]
Toronto City Council has overwhelmingly approved Waterfront Toronto’s selection of premier international real estate firm Hines to develop a prominent waterfront site minutes from downtown.
Following an extensive competitive selection process, Waterfront Toronto has chosen Hines, one of the world’s premier real estate firms, to develop Toronto’s next great waterfront neighbourhood.
Toronto, June 25, 2009 – Investments made to date to revitalize Toronto’s waterfront are not only transforming the face of the waterfront but have also led to important job creation and growth within the economies of Toronto, Ontario and Canada, according to a recently- completed study commissioned by Waterfront Toronto. In a keynote address at [...]
Toronto, July 8, 2008 – George Brown College will help revitalize Toronto’s waterfront with a new state-of-the art campus, announced Waterfront Toronto, the agency responsible for transforming the city’s lakefront. Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty, Ontario Minister of Energy and Infrastructure George Smitherman, and Toronto Mayor David Miller, joined Waterfront Toronto and George Brown College officials [...]