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Canadian Port Modernization Review

In March 2018, PortsToronto welcomed the announcement by Minister of Transport, The Honourable Marc Garneau, regarding a review by Transport Canada of all Canadian Port Authorities. Over the last few months the review has studied such areas as innovation and trade logistics, safety and security, community engagement, sustainability and governance. With more than 100 years on Toronto’s waterfront, PortsToronto, formerly known as Toronto Port Authority, has made significant enhancements in these areas in recent years and is pleased to have participated in the review and share best practices for increased innovation and investment.

Canadian ports currently handle more than 60 per cent of Canada’s commercial cargo and are vital to the movement of goods. For its part, the Port of Toronto is coming off its most successful year in more than a decade moving more than 2.2 million metric tonnes of cargo that is essential for Toronto, providing salt for our roads, sugar for our food industry, and concrete and aggregate for our booming construction industry.

To read PortsToronto submission to the Ports Modernization Review please click here.

Boaters Notice

PortsToronto is responsible for keeping the Toronto Harbour safe and navigable. See Boater’s Notices about everything from swimming in the harbour to obtaining permission for a marine event.

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A Power Vessel Operator’s Permit is required to operate a powered vessel in the Port and Harbour of Toronto.

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