2017 Authorizations

Date of Event Applicant Purpose Community Benefits

January 21, 2017

Special Olympics Ontario - Polar Bar Plunge Location: Lake Ontario off Woodbine Beach
From: 10:00am to 1:00pm
Community can watch or participate in the Polar Bear Dip.
May 2 to Sept 30, 2017 McKeil Marine Location: Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport
Time: 24 / 7
Installing two barge structures to act as a berthing dolphin in support of the marine activities for the BBTCA
May 4 to May 31, 2017 GeoPro Consulting Limited Location: Waterway beside Algonquin Bridge – Toronto Island
Time: 6:30am to 7:30pm
Two (2) geotechnical and environmental in-water boreholes will be bored with two drill rigs on a platform barges for sampling & testing sediment, soil, and bedrock.
 
May 4 to Nov 30, 2017 The Waterfront Business Improvement Area B/O The City of Toronto Location: Peter Street Basin
Time: 24 hours a day.
 
Water fountain will be installed for the community. 
May 4 to October 31, 2017 Queen City Yacht Club Annual Sailing activities Supports small boat sailing activities such as racing and learning how to sail
May 7 – Oct 31, 2017 Ashbridge’s Bay Yacht Club Seasonal activities Supports small boat sailing and learn-to-sail programs for all ages and skill levels
June 17 to 18, 2018 Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Location: Allan Lamport Regatta Course, Long Pond
Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm daily
The 29th annual Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival
Community can come down and watch the water events.
May 15 to September 21, 2017 Toronto Sailing & Canoe Club Annual Sailing activities Supports small boat sailing activities such as racing and learning how to sail
May 29 to June 1, 2017 Students on Ice b/o Canada C3.

Location: South Wall of HTO Park West
Time: All day

 
June 23 to Oct 30, 2017 Starlight Foundation Permit 2017 The Starlight Foundation operates a recreational vessel called “Motomax” which they provide daytime water trips to clients of the Starlight Foundation (for children with life threatening illnesses). Starlight Foundation helps the kids get out of hospital and into the boat & water to enjoy themselves.
July 1, 2017 Concept Fiatlux Inc – GFA Pyro Location; 200 meters South of Humber Bay Park West
Time: 10:50pm to 11:00pm
Fireworks display
 
Community can come down and enjoy the fireworks display.
June 30 to July 3, 2017 Water’s Edge Festival + Events / Redpath Waterfront Festival – World’s Largest Rubber Duck Festivals. Location: HTO Park South Dock Wall.
Time: 9:00am to 8:00pm
 
Community can come and enjoy the World’s Largest Duck Festival.
July 3, 2017 Ward Pyrotechnics Inc Location; South West of Polson Pier
Time: 10:30pm to 10:40pm
Fireworks Display
Community can come down and enjoy the fireworks display.
July 16, 2017 Great White North Communications Inc – Annual Sports Regatta Location; Western Beaches Watercourse
Date: July 15, 2017
Time; 8:00am to 11:00pm
 
Community can come down and enjoy the festivities.

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