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Mira Shenker

Mira Shenker is a senior communications manager at Waterfront Toronto. She has previously worked as a journalist and executive editor at industry and business publications. 

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  • Here’s How We Designed Toronto’s New Bridges

    Posted: Jul 20, 2020  

    It’s not often that a city gets the chance to add a new bridge to its skyline – and we’re adding four.


  • Connecting People to the Waterfront

    Posted: Oct 10, 2019  

    Part of our mission is to connect people with the water. We’ve been working on eliminating physical barriers to Lake Ontario by protecting public space along the water’s edge.


  • Meet the Port Lands in 2024

    Posted: Nov 28, 2018  

    On November 28, Waterfront Toronto and our government partners gathered in the Port Lands to mark a critical step in making these dreams a reality. Learn more here.


  • Summary: Community Consultation on Port Lands Flood Protection

    Posted: Feb 26, 2018  

    Missed our recent community meeting? Watch the presentation and Q&A here.


  • Don Mouth Naturalization Becomes a Reality

    Posted: Aug 23, 2017  

    This June, we announced $1.25 billion in tri-government funding for Waterfront Toronto to naturalize the mouth of the Don River, provide flood protection and lay the groundwork for new communities. This project will be a vital part of helping Toronto grow in a sustainable way. Learn more about the history of the project and what's to come.


  • A New Pathway to The Ferry Terminal

    Posted: Jul 11, 2017  

    If you've ever stood in a crowd waiting to get to the ferries, you know every bit of space counts. That's why we're widening the pathway from Bay Street all the way to the terminal gates. Construction starts this fall.


  • A New Outdoor Art Exhibit is Coming to Toronto's Waterfront

    Posted: Dec 16, 2016  

    This winter, a new series of outdoor installations will celebrate winter on the waterfront. The exhibition, called Ice Breakers, is a collaboration between the Waterfront BIA and the team behind Winter Stations – the annual art competition held along Toronto’s East End Beaches.


  • Tell Us What You Think: Lower Yonge Streets and Public Realm

    Posted: Jul 22, 2016  

    Waterfront Toronto and the City of Toronto are working together to conduct a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study and Public Realm Concept for the Lower Yonge neighbourhood. On June 23, 2016, we held a Public Information Centre (PIC) where the project team asked for feedback on the evaluation of the street alignment alternatives, evaluation criteria and the selection of the preliminary preferred transportation plan for the Lower Yonge Precinct. If you missed the Public Information Centre for the Lower Yonge Municipal Class Environmental Assessment, there’s still time to send us your feedback.


  • Sugar High

    Posted: Apr 6, 2016  

    For one weekend in March, Waterfront Toronto transformed Canada’s Sugar Beach into a Qu├ębec-style sugar shack, drawing more than 10,000 people to the waterfront.


  • The Waterfront Is Getting Sweeter

    Posted: Feb 16, 2016  

    On March 12 and 13, Canada’s Sugar Beach will be transformed into a traditional Sugar Shack – and you’re all invited.


  • What's Next for the Ferry Terminal Site?

    Posted: Jan 27, 2016  

    On January 26, about 300 people participated in the first public meeting for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park Master Plan. During this meeting we got feedback on the revised master plan and the concept for phase 1.


  • It’s the First Snow of the Year!

    Posted: Dec 29, 2015  

    Don't let the snow stop you from cycling. The Martin Goodman Trail will be cleared all winter. Here are some tips for safe winter cycling.


  • Meet Our New CEO Will Fleissig

    Posted: Dec 15, 2015  

    As our founding CEO John Campbell retires later this months, the Board of Directors has announced that Will Fleissig will take his place in leading the continued revitalization of Toronto’s waterfront.


  • The Missing Link: A Waterfront Centrepiece

    Posted: Dec 3, 2015  

    Many things have changed along Toronto’s main waterfront street since the 1950s when industrial uses still dominated the waterfront. Following the revitalization of Queens Quay, the next step in the ongoing transformation of our waterfront is a master plan for the Ferry Terminal site at the foot of Bay and Yonge Streets.


  • Your Fall Guide to Toronto’s Waterfront

    Posted: Nov 9, 2015  

    It’s prime fall foliage season, and there’s no better place to embrace it than the waterfront. For those who want more out of the season than a leafy view of Lake Ontario, there are also cultural attractions and events a plenty this month. Here are some of the best ways to enjoy the waterfront this fall.


  • Public Report on the Queens Quay Revitalization

    Posted: Oct 21, 2015  

    On October 14, we held a community meeting to provide an update on the new Queens Quay. Here's a recap of the information we provided.


  • Community Update Meeting: Queens Quay

    Posted: Sep 30, 2015  

    Join us on October 14 as we give an update on new Queens Quay Revitalization project, including a summary of the public feedback we’ve received and the changes we’ve made on the new street.


  • The Bronze Fish are Coming Back to Queens Quay

    Posted: Sep 23, 2015  

    Crews have perfected their installation technique and the forty-two bronze fish sculptures that were removed from Queens Quay are now being returned to the water's edge.


  • Lower Yonge Update: The Details of a New Neighbourhood

    Posted: Sep 11, 2015  

    We’ve held a third public meeting as we continue forming our plan to redevelop prime waterfront land between Yonge and Jarvis.


  • What We’re Doing to Improve Queens Quay: An Update

    Posted: Jun 30, 2015  

    We’re working with the City of Toronto and TTC to understand why some people find the new Queens Quay confusing. Several changes are being made next week to reinforce some of the existing regulatory signs and signals.


  • We Want Your Feedback on the New Queens Quay

    Posted: Jun 25, 2015  

    On June 19, we celebrated the opening of your new Queens Quay with the biggest ribbon cutting Toronto has ever seen. Now we’ve entered a period of commissioning and adjustment for the new street – and we’d like your feedback.


  • A Walk through the Revitalized Queens Quay

    Posted: Jun 17, 2015  

    After three years of one-way traffic on Queens Quay, the street was fully reopened to two-way traffic on June 10. Before this major change to the street, we invited members of the public to join us on a site walk.


  • Martin Goodman Trail: The Fences Are Coming Down

    Posted: Jun 12, 2015  

    This Saturday, crews will begin to open sections of the Martin Goodman Trail on Queens Quay, starting at Bay and moving west.


  • A Major Milestone for East Bayfront: Aqualina at Bayside

    Posted: Jun 6, 2015  

    Toronto Mayor John Tory came down to the Water’s Edge Promenade in Bayside last month to break ground on Hines-Tridel’s Aqualina, the first residential building in the development.


  • Is Queens Quay Going to Be Done in Time?

    Posted: May 12, 2015  

    Here's what construction crews will be working on between now and our opening celebrations on June 19th.


  • It’s Spring on Queens Quay, So We're Planting New Trees This Week

    Posted: Apr 30, 2015  

    Tree planting began on the south side of Queens Quay today. Once planted these trees will grow faster and thrive longer thanks to soil cell technology.