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Apr 24, 2013, 11:34 ET Last chance to help name Toronto's newest waterfront park

TORONTO, April 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Last call for submissions to Name That Park. You have until this Thursday, April 25 at 11:59 pm to submit your suggestion to name Toronto's the next great waterfront...


Apr 16, 2013, 13:36 ET Toronto hosts judge in bid to be named World's Most Intelligent Community of the Year

TORONTO, April 16, 2013 /CNW/ - 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...


Apr 11, 2013, 00:01 ET Help Name The Newest Waterfront Park

TORONTO, April 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The public is invited to come up with a name for the next great waterfront park opening this summer in the West Don Lands. The naming contest by Waterfront Toronto and ...


Nov 16, 2012, 15:06 ET Official Groundbreaking for Queens Quay Revitalization

TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Waterfront Toronto, together with our government partners, officially broke ground today on a major revitalization project that is transforming Toronto's main...


Nov 16, 2012, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Waterfront Toronto to Officially Break Ground on Queens Quay/

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Waterfront Toronto, its government partners and stakeholders, will officially break ground on Queens Quay Boulevard on Friday, November 16. One of Waterfront Toronto's...


Nov 14, 2012, 15:10 ET Media Advisory - Waterfront Toronto to Officially Break Ground on Queens Quay

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Waterfront Toronto, its government partners and stakeholders, will officially break ground on Queens Quay Boulevard on Friday, November 16. One of Waterfront Toronto's...


Oct 26, 2012, 12:20 ET Media Advisory - Opening of Mimico Waterfront Park

TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Waterfront Toronto and its government partners will officially open the final phase of Mimico Waterfront Park on October 29 at 1pm. Mimico Waterfront Park provides the...


Oct 23, 2012, 10:36 ET Toronto's waterfront named as one of the 21 Smart Communities of the Year

TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Toronto's waterfront has been named as one of the 21 Smart Communities of the Year and selected as semi-finalist for the 2013 Intelligent Community of the Year award....


Aug 30, 2012, 11:34 ET Toronto`s sweetest beach receives international recognition

TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's Sugar Beach, a popular park on Toronto`s waterfront, has been recognized with another prestigious design award. The urban beach, located in the new East...


Aug 28, 2012, 09:30 ET New Infrastructure Kick-Starts the Revitalization of Key Waterfront Site

TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - In a dual celebration, Waterfront Toronto, Harbourfront Centre and our government partners, officially opened the York Quay underground parking facility and broke...


Aug 27, 2012, 10:21 ET Media Advisory - Official Opening and Groundbreaking at Key Waterfront Site

TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - In a dual celebration, Waterfront Toronto and Harbourfront Centre will break ground on a series of vibrant new public spaces on a former asphalt parking lot in...


Aug 02, 2012, 10:15 ET Toronto's First "Underpass Park" officially opened in the West Don Lands

TORONTO, Aug. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - The first phase of the most extensive park ever built under an overpass in Canada and Toronto's first was opened today by Waterfront Toronto and its government partners. ...


Aug 02, 2012, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Opening of Toronto's First "Underpass Park"/

TORONTO, July 31, 2012 /CNW/ - Waterfront Toronto will officially open Underpass Park, the first park ever built under an overpass in Toronto, on August 2 at 10am. Underpass Park is a unique urban...


Jul 31, 2012, 16:03 ET Media Advisory - Opening of Toronto's First "Underpass Park"

TORONTO, July 31, 2012 /CNW/ - Waterfront Toronto will officially open Underpass Park, the first park ever built under an overpass in Toronto, on August 2 at 10am. Underpass Park is a unique urban...


Jun 05, 2012, 10:00 ET Revitalization of Toronto's Main Waterfront Street Now Underway

TORONTO, June 5, 2012 /CNW/ - The transformation of Queens Quay, Toronto's main waterfront street, into a world-class boulevard is now underway. Construction along the 1.5 kilometre stretch from just ...


Jun 04, 2012, 10:55 ET Media Advisory - Technical Briefing on Construction Plans for Queens Quay Boulevard

TORONTO, June 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Waterfront Toronto is holding a technical briefing for media on Tuesday, June 5 to provide details on how the construction of Queens Quay Boulevard will unfold -...


Apr 10, 2012, 13:30 ET FCM's Green Municipal Fund Supports Waterfront Toronto's Pilot Soil Recycling Facility

TORONTO, April 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Roger Anderson, Chair and CEO of the Region of Durham and member of FCM's National Board of Directors and John Carmichael, member of Parliament for Don Valley West,...


Apr 09, 2012, 10:00 ET / R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - FCM's Green Municipal Fund (GMF) Announcement of Funding for Waterfront Toronto's Pilot Soil Recycling Facility/

OTTAWA, April 5, 2012 /CNW/ - What: FCM's Green Municipal FundTM (GMF) announcement of funding for Waterfront Toronto's Pilot Soil Recycling Facility Who: Roger Anderson, Chair and CEO of the Region...


Apr 05, 2012, 11:53 ET Media Advisory - FCM's Green Municipal Fund (GMF) Announcement of Funding for Waterfront Toronto's Pilot Soil Recycling Facility

OTTAWA, April 5, 2012 /CNW/ - What: FCM's Green Municipal FundTM (GMF) announcement of funding for Waterfront Toronto's Pilot Soil Recycling Facility Who: Roger Anderson, Chair and CEO of the Region...


Mar 19, 2012, 10:28 ET Waterfront Toronto Honoured with Prestigious Environmental Award

TORONTO, March 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Waterfront Toronto and Halsall Engineering have received a 2012 Award for Excellence in Urban Sustainability from the GLOBE Foundation for their leading-edge Minimum...


Nov 04, 2010, 17:28 ET PILOT SOIL RECYCLING FACILITY WINS "BROWNIE" AWARD

TORONTO, Nov. 4 /CNW/ - Waterfront Toronto's innovative approach to soil remediation and its Port Lands Pilot Soil Recycling Facility were recognized with a 2010 Canadian Urban Institute Brownie...


Oct 14, 2010, 11:02 ET PLANNING, DESIGN AND COMPLIANCE TEAM CHOSEN FOR THE WEST DON LANDS
PAN/PARAPAN AMERICAN ATHLETES' VILLAGE PROJECT

TORONTO, Oct. 14 /CNW/ - Planning work for the section of the West Don Lands that will be home to Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games Athletes' Village moves forward with the selection of...


Oct 01, 2010, 14:23 ET WATERFRONT REVITALIZATION FACT SHEET

TORONTO, Oct 1 /CNW/ - In advance of next week's Mayoral debate on waterfront issues, Waterfront Toronto has prepared the following fact sheet about waterfront revitalization. The debate, hosted by...


Sep 24, 2010, 11:00 ET INNOVATIVE NEW PARK OPENS ON TORONTO'S DOWNTOWN WATERFRONT

TORONTO, Sept. 24 /CNW/ - An innovative new park on Toronto's waterfront that will clean stormwater in its Pavilion and public art installations and release the treated water back into Lake Ontario...


Sep 22, 2010, 13:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Opening of Innovative New Waterfront Park

TORONTO, Sept. 22 /CNW/ - Waterfront Toronto will officially open Sherbourne Common South, the waterfront's next great park on Friday, September 24. More than a beautiful new park, Sherbourne Common...