News & Media

Community Town Hall on High Lake Levels and Flood Mitigation

A well-attended meeting in the Brigantine Room at Harbourfront Centre on March 3, 2920 explored the problem of high lake levels. 
Will Lake Ontario flood this year as it did in 2017 and 2019? No one knows for sure, but the water is unusually high already so there may be more flooding this spring. 

WFA founding board-member Ken Greenberg appointed to Order of Canada

We are thrilled by Rideau Hall’s announcement on December 27, 2019 that Ken has been appointed a member of the Order of Canada.

AGM 2019

This year's Annual General Meeting took place on November 27, 2019 at Metro Hall.  

Chris Glaisek, Chief Planning and Design Officer of Waterfront Toronto, spoke about "The Future of Waterfront Revitalization Projects".

Nancy Gaffen, Waterfront Specialist, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), spoke about "Scarborough Waterfront Project and Other Key TRCA Areas of Concern".

Ed Hore, WFA Chair, gave an update of the year 2019 on the Waterfront.  

Thanks to everyone who came!

Ontario Place for All Statement

Toronto, Jan 18, 2019 – Ontario Place For All [] is calling on the Ontario government to put its redevelopment plans for the lakefront park on hold.

The Ontario Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sports announced today the government is interested in turning Ontario Place into an “attraction that could include exciting sport and entertainment landmarks, public spaces or shopping.” Michael Tibollo said the areas open for redevelopment include “the Ontario Place Islands, mainland, pods and the Cinesphere.”

AGM 2018

Our AGM was very well attended, with update presentations from Waterfront Toronto on Quayside and their five year vision. See their presentations below. Waterfront for All also elected our slate of officers, elected from the groups along the waterfront that endorse our mission. See below for Waterfront Toronto's slides.

Waterfront for All – Statement in response to the Auditor General’s report on Waterfront Toronto

December 5, 2018 – For Immediate Release

In light of today’s 2018 annual report of the Auditor General of Ontario, Waterfront for
All has had the opportunity to reflect on the value for money delivered by Waterfront

Bathurst Quay Update

The waterfront secretariat recently held an update meeting on the Bathurst Quay revitalization, scroll down for the schedule and a copy of the presentation! Bathurst Quay

Construction schedule overview ...

WfA submission on Ports Modernization

Read our submission to Transport Canada on the topic of Ports Modernization here: 


Humber Bay for All

On November 25 the West End Beaches Stakeholders Association (WEBSA) presented their Concept Plan for refurbishment of the breakwater and environment of Humber Bay, from Ontario Place to the Humber River. The presentation was given at the Argonaut Rowing Club. WEBSA, an independent, non-profit coalition, includes the Argonaut Rowing Club, The Boulevard Club, Sunnyside Paddling Club, and Toronto Sailing & Canoe Club, and aims at community engagement as a means to achieving positive changes to the waterfront of Toronto's western beaches.