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Oct 08, 2020, 08:00 ET PortsToronto Receives Canadian Public Relations Society Gold Award of Excellence for Seabin Pilot Program

TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2020 /CNW/ - PortsToronto has won a Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) Gold National Award of Excellence for the PortsToronto Seabin Pilot Program in the Best Use of Media...


Aug 31, 2020, 13:48 ET Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Announces Launch of Safe Travels Program

Safe Travels Program is an operational program and awareness campaign designed to help passengers, staff and partners travel through Billy Bishop Airport safely and with confidence. For more media...


May 13, 2020, 09:34 ET Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Named One of World's Best by Skytrax World Airport Awards

TORONTO, May 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport has once again been ranked among the world's best by the Skytrax World Airport Awards, a global benchmark of airport excellence voted...


Feb 05, 2020, 07:30 ET Port of Toronto Moves Record 2.3 Million Metric Tonnes of Cargo in 2019

20 per cent increase in cargo ships, 112 per cent increase in cruise ships and higher cargo loads leads to best year in 15 years for Port of Toronto TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2020 /CNW/ - It was a record year ...


Nov 28, 2019, 10:45 ET Billy Bishop Airport to Convert Marilyn Bell I Airport Ferry to Electric-Power

First of Its Kind in Canada, Electric-Powered Ferry Will Significantly Reduce Airport GHG Emissions and Noise Impacts TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - PortsToronto, owner and operator of Billy Bishop...


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....