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Oct 19, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Emergency Response Training Exercise to Take Place at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport the evening of October 19/

Simulation will involve sirens and emergency personnel onsite that may be visible to the public. Related activities will test security procedures at the airport. TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Oct 19, 2019, 08:00 ET PortsToronto Announces Best Year on Record at Port of Toronto Cruise Ship Terminal

More than Doubling the 2018 Season, a Record 36 Cruise Ships Have Brought Approximately 12,000 Visitors to Toronto from May to October 2019 TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - A growing hub for tourism,...


Oct 18, 2019, 13:30 ET Media Advisory - Emergency Response Training Exercise to Take Place at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport the evening of October 19

Simulation will involve sirens and emergency personnel onsite that may be visible to the public. Related activities will test security procedures at the airport. TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Oct 10, 2019, 11:10 ET PortsToronto Launches Phase Two of Seabin Pilot Program In Toronto's Inner Harbour

First Of-Its-Kind Initiative in Canada Features Two New Seabins and U of T Student-Led Research Program Tweet this release TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Following the success of this summer's Seabin ...


Oct 10, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - PortsToronto to Launch Second Phase of Seabin Pilot Program in Toronto's Inner Harbour/

TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Following the success of this summer's Seabin Pilot Program at Toronto's Outer Harbour Marina, PortsToronto is launching phase two of the project in Toronto's inner...


Oct 09, 2019, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - PortsToronto to Launch Second Phase of Seabin Pilot Program in Toronto's Inner Harbour

TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Following the success of this summer's Seabin Pilot Program at Toronto's Outer Harbour Marina, PortsToronto is launching phase two of the project in Toronto's inner...


Sep 06, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Billy Bishop Airport Celebrates 80th Anniversary!/

TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - It has been almost 80 years since the first commercial passenger flight landed at Toronto's City Airport on September 8, 1939. Since then, what is now known as Billy...


Sep 05, 2019, 13:00 ET Media Advisory - Billy Bishop Airport Celebrates 80th Anniversary!

TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - It has been almost 80 years since the first commercial passenger flight landed at Toronto's City Airport on September 8, 1939. Since then, what is now known as Billy...


Jun 28, 2019, 06:15 ET Ahead of First Long-Weekend of Summer Billy Bishop Airport Announces Busiest Spring on Record

More Than 700,000 Passengers Travelled Through YTZ from March to May 2019 Tweet this release TORONTO, June 28, 2019 /CNW/ - As we head into the first official long-weekend of summer, Billy Bishop...


Jun 18, 2019, 12:00 ET PortsToronto Receives Canadian Public Relations Society Gold Award of Excellence for 2018 Sustainability Report

Tweet this release TORONTO, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Last night at the 2019 Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) Awards of Excellence Gala held in Edmonton, Alberta, PortsToronto was announced as...


May 25, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Explore Behind-the-Scenes at Billy Bishop Airport This Saturday for Doors Open Toronto/

TORONTO, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - On Saturday, May 25, 2019, media are invited to tour Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport as part of the 20th annual Doors Open Toronto, presented by Great Gulf. Throughout ...


May 23, 2019, 13:00 ET Explore Behind-the-Scenes at Billy Bishop Airport This Saturday for Doors Open Toronto

TORONTO, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - On Saturday, May 25, 2019, media are invited to tour Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport as part of the 20th annual Doors Open Toronto, presented by Great Gulf. Throughout ...


May 16, 2019, 12:11 ET PortsToronto Reports Eleventh Consecutive Year of Profitability and Growth in all Business Units in 2018

Tweet this release TORONTO, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - PortsToronto today released its 2018 Audited Financial Statements, marking the organization's eleventh consecutive year of profitability. All of...


May 15, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- PortsToronto Hosts Annual Emergency Preparedness Water Training Exercises on May 15/

200 Harbour Tour Boat Employees to Train for a Safe Summer on the Water TORONTO, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, May 15, PortsToronto will partner with its Toronto Marine Emergency Response...


May 14, 2019, 12:30 ET PortsToronto Hosts Annual Emergency Preparedness Water Training Exercises on May 15

200 Harbour Tour Boat Employees to Train for a Safe Summer on the Water TORONTO, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, May 15, PortsToronto will partner with its Toronto Marine Emergency Response...


Apr 26, 2019, 12:00 ET New Study Finds that 41% of Travellers Walk, Bike or Use Transit from Billy Bishop Airport

Highest percentage of non-automobile access of any airport in North America 52% increase in alternatives to personal vehicles in past 5 years 29% of passengers depart Billy Bishop Airport using free...


Apr 22, 2019, 10:00 ET Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Highlights Achievements in Sustainability in Second Annual Report

Tweet this release TORONTO, April 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is proud to present its second annual Sustainability Report, which identifies its continued efforts in the four...


Apr 08, 2019, 13:49 ET Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Wins Airports Council International Environmental Achievement Award

Second time since 2017 Billy Bishop Airport Has Won Prestigious Environmental Achievement Award Tweet this release TORONTO, April 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport has won the...


Apr 08, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - PortsToronto and Redpath Sugar Celebrate the First Ship of the Season at the 158th Beaver Hat Ceremony/

TORONTO, April 5, 2019 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, April 9, media are invited to join PortsToronto's Harbour Master Emeritus Angus Armstrong and Redpath Sugar to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the St....


Apr 05, 2019, 15:43 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - PortsToronto and Redpath Sugar Celebrate the First Ship of the Season at the 158th Beaver Hat Ceremony

TORONTO, April 5, 2019 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, April 9, media are invited to join PortsToronto's Harbour Master Emeritus Angus Armstrong and Redpath Sugar to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the St....


Apr 03, 2019, 09:15 ET Skytrax Once Again Ranks Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport One of World's Best

YTZ Wins Prestigious Skytrax Award for Sixth Year Tweet this release TORONTO, April 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport was named one of the world's best airports at the Skytrax World...


Mar 21, 2019, 10:57 ET Billy Bishop Airport Voted One of World's Most Scenic Airport Landings for Fifth Straight Year

YTZ Tops Global Poll for Breathtaking Views of Toronto's Iconic Skyline Tweet this release TORONTO, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - We are pleased to announce that Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport has once...


Mar 07, 2019, 11:32 ET Port of Toronto Has Another Record-Breaking Year Moving 2.2 Million Metric Tonnes of Cargo

Tweet this release TORONTO, March 7, 2019 /CNW/ - The Port of Toronto moved approximately 2.2 million metric tonnes of cargo in 2018 which represents another strong year in marine imports and further ...


Feb 28, 2019, 13:56 ET PortsToronto Presents Fourth Annual Sustainability Report

Report Highlights Achievements and Identifies Future Priorities in Sustainability Tweet this release TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - PortsToronto is proud to present its fourth annual Sustainability...


Sep 21, 2018, 11:50 ET Port of Toronto Generated Upwards of $378 million to Ontario Economy and Supported 1,566 jobs in 2017: New Study

Tweet this release TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Marine cargo arriving and managed at the Port of Toronto generated $377.7 million in economic activity and 1,566 jobs in Ontario in 2017 as...