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Heather Glicksman

Heather is a community relations and Issues Specialist at Metrolinx. She previously worked at Waterfront Toronto as a Communications and Public Engagement Coordinator where she specialized in public consultations and writing online content. She has worked in the public sector and for a municipal government working to keep the public informed on hot topics. In her free time, Heather enjoyed exploring Toronto’s many festivals and activities.

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  • From the Archives: Mimico Waterfront Park

    Posted: Sep 17, 2015  

    In 2008, residents of the Mimico neighbourhood in Etobicoke finally had access to the lakefront with Mimico Waterfront Park, after decades of being cut off from it.


  • Urban Dog Runs: New Playgrounds for City Dogs

    Posted: Aug 21, 2015  

    Urban dog runs fill a practical need as well as a social one – giving a place for city dogs to exercise, do their ‘business’ and socialize.


  • Opening Your New Queens Quay

    Posted: Jul 9, 2015  

    On June 19, we celebrated the official opening of the revitalized Queens Quay with our government partners, stakeholders, media and the entire waterfront community. People from all over the city came together for this unique ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the waterfront’s new boulevard.


  • Get Ready to Celebrate Your New Queens Quay!

    Posted: Jun 2, 2015  

    On June 19th, join Waterfront Toronto as we officially open the revitalized Queens Quay, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on a scale you will have to see to believe.


  • Queens Quay Opening: It’s So Big, We Need Hundreds of Volunteers

    Posted: May 7, 2015  

    To celebrate the opening of your new Queens Quay, we’re planning a ribbon cutting ceremony unlike any other – and we need your help to make it happen.


  • We Want Your Feedback on the Design for Aitken Place Park

    Posted: Apr 17, 2015  

    We've unveiled the preliminary programming study for a new waterfront park. Tell us what you think about the needs and uses for Aitken Place Park.


  • We Want Your Feedback on These Design Proposals for the Ferry Terminal!

    Posted: Mar 3, 2015  

    The five shortlisted design teams selected to participate in the Innovative Design Competition for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park will present their bold and innovative ideas to the public on Monday March 16 at Toronto City Hall.


  • New Innovation Centre Will Bring 2,000 Jobs to Waterfront

    Posted: Feb 10, 2015  

    Waterfront Toronto is one step closer to creating a live-work-play neighbourhood for East Bayfront with the announcement of a brand new 350,000 square foot innovation centre that will bring more than 2,000 employees to Toronto’s waterfront.


  • From the Archives: Underpass Park

    Posted: Jan 7, 2015  

    As the most extensive park ever built under an overpass in Canada, Underpass Park’s unique location and innovative design have made this a great urban space that can be enjoyed all year round.


  • Bold Design Ideas Wanted For Important Waterfront Gateway

    Posted: Nov 4, 2014  

    Waterfront Toronto and the City of Toronto are inviting the world’s most talented and creative designers to participate in an Innovate Design Competition for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park. We’re looking for their best ideas for how to make this important waterfront asset a more welcoming gateway to the Toronto Islands.


  • From the Archives: Canada's Sugar Beach

    Posted: Oct 30, 2014  

    This once lakefront parking lot has been transformed into a unique urban space that raises the bar for city-building and set a new standard for the creativity of design and quality of materials.


  • From the Archives: Ontario Square and Canada Square at Harbourfront Centre

    Posted: Oct 23, 2014  

    Let’s take a look back at a Waterfront Toronto project that helped transform a parking lot into a vibrant waterfront destination.


  • Recap: Lots of Fun and Excitement Along the Waterfront this Summer!

    Posted: Sep 9, 2014  

    Despite the cool weather, tourists and residents alike enjoyed some great summer activities along the water’s edge.


  • From the Archives: Simcoe WaveDeck

    Posted: Jun 4, 2014  

    Maybe you’ve recently taken a stroll along the water’s edge near Pawsway or The Radison on Queens Quay West. If so, you probably noticed the “wavedeck” nearby, with its dramatic curves extending the sidewalk over the water. But do you remember what this area looked like before?


  • Water’s Edge Promenade Named One of Canada’s Best Landscape Architecture Projects

    Posted: Mar 6, 2014  

    Recently, the Water’s Edge Promenade in East Bayfront received a National Merit Award from the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA).