Santa’s Elves are flying into Toronto early this year not in a sleigh, but rather in a CH-146 Griffon helicopter that will drop them off at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport on route to deliver presents to kids at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) as part of the Canadian Armed Forces’ annual “Operation Ho Ho Ho.”
The Toronto Port Authority (TPA), together with Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA), have begun the process of transforming the second of three Confined Disposal Facilities (CDFs), known as "Cell 2", at the Leslie Street Spit (the Spit) into a nine-hectare wetland habitat for fish, birds and wildlife.
An updated version of the Master Plan for the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is now available for reference on the Toronto Port Authority (TPA) website.
On the morning of November 29, 2014, the Toronto Port Authority (TPA) will conduct an emergency training exercise at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.
The Toronto Port Authority is undertaking an environmental assessment of Porter Airline’s proposal to introduce new-technology jet aircraft and extend the main runway at the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.
Concrete Floor in Mainland Pavilion and First of Two City of Toronto Water Main Connections to be Completed This Week
On this day 75 years ago, the first commercial passenger aircraft arrived at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (BBTCA), heralding what would be a long tradition of providing Torontonians and visitors alike with a convenient, customer-orientated international gateway to the world.
• 97% of Travellers Rate Experience at BBTCA as Positive
• Nearly Two-Thirds of Residents South of Queen Street Use BBTCA
• 9-out-of-10 Torontonians Consider BBTCA a “Valuable Asset to the City”
The Toronto Port Authority (TPA) will hold its Annual General Meeting tomorrow, September 3.
The Toronto Port Authority today responded to the announcement by Porter Aviation Holdings Inc. to explore a sale-leaseback of the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport passenger terminal.
Public notice: Please be advised the 2014 Canadian International Air Show is scheduled to take place on the Labour Day weekend.
The Toronto Port Authority (TPA) today announced that it is initiating an environmental assessment (EA) to evaluate potential impacts of the Porter Airlines Proposal to introduce next-generation jet aircraft to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (BBTCA) and potentially an extension of the landmass at the end of the main runway by 200 metres on each end. On April 29, 2014, the TPA announced the release of the RFP for the EA. Today’s step is the next phase of this previously announced process.
Due to the rain, wind and a forecast of lightning in the Toronto area this evening, and for the safety of guests and crew members, the Toronto Port Authority (TPA) has cancelled the August 16 screening of E.T. – the Extraterrestrial.
The countdown is on. With only two days to go until its much-anticipated, free Sail-In Cinema™ movie festival, the Toronto Port Authority (TPA) is pleased to announce a number of new and returning festival features designed to entertain movie-goers at this year’s event.
Smartphone App and Digital Screens in Passenger Atrium and Tunnel Provide Targeted Communications to Complement Travel Experience and Drive Engagement
Join the Toronto Port Authority for our Annual General Meeting for fiscal 2013. We welcome all our stakeholders – customers, local business, neighbourhood associations, community residents and media – and anyone interested in learning more about the Toronto Port Authority, our mandate and how we are creating a sustainable future and contributing to economic growth.
TPA Invests more than $5.6 Million over Five Years in Waterfront Community
The Toronto Port Authority (“TPA” or “Authority”) invites proposals for the appointment of Auditor. The term of the engagement is for five years commencing from the close of the annual meeting of the Toronto Port Authority, to be held in September 2014, until the close of the annual meeting to be held in 2019, subject to reappointment at each annual meeting.
Public Voting Puts Terrifying T-Rex, Savage Shark and Amiable Alien in Starring Role at Free-Floating Film Festival
Porter and Air Canada Win Prestigious Skytrax Airline Awards
On June 23, 2014, the Toronto Port Authority (TPA) received copy of an application that was filed by the Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada in Federal Court that seeks review of TPA’s application of exemptions under the Access to Information Act. The application pertains to a single document, specifically the minutes of a December 23, 2008, TPA Audit and Finance Committee meeting.
On June 23, 2014, the Toronto Port Authority (TPA) received a copy of an application that was filed by the Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada in Federal Court seeking review of TPA’s application of exemptions under the Access to Information Act. The application pertains to a single document, specifically the minutes of a December 23, 2008, TPA Audit and Finance Committee meeting. Erroneous information regarding the nature of information sought by the Information Commissioner has appeared in certain media outlets.
The following statement was released today by the Toronto Port Authority:
Public to Decide the Movie Line-up at Free Floating Film Festival Held August 14 to 16
Terminal Restoration Assures the Long-Term Future of General Aviation at Billy Bishop Airport
The Toronto Port Authority (TPA) today announced the completion of the concrete liner in the Pedestrian Tunnel at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (BBTCA), moving the project one significant step closer to providing a predictable, efficient and convenient access route for travellers to Toronto’s downtown airport. With the completion of the liner, the tunnel project will now move into the mechanical and electrical installation phase before final finishes are put in place this winter.
From May 9 to 13, the Toronto Port Authority (TPA) will temporarily extend its Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (BBTCA) ferry service as a courtesy to visitors and residents of Toronto Island requiring special vehicle transportation to and from the mainland while repairs are completed on the Ongiara, the ferry operated by the City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation department, which runs between Queen’s Quay and Hanlan’s Point.
200 Tour Boat Employees to Participate in Training Modules Geared at Ensuring a Safe Summer on the Water
Free Three-Day Sail-In Cinema™ Movie Festival August 14-16
The Toronto Port Authority (TPA) has issued two Request for Proposals (RFPs) in order to begin work on an Environmental Assessment (EA) and a preliminary Runway Design to inform future discussions on the Porter Proposal to introduce new-technology jet aircraft at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (BBTCA).
Beaver Hat Ceremony welcomes the first ocean vessel of 2014 into Port of Toronto
The Toronto Port Authority hosts the 153rd annual Port of Toronto Beaver Hat Ceremony to mark the opening of the 2014 shipping season.
The Toronto Port Authority (TPA) today responded to the vote by Toronto City Council to defer its decision on the Porter Proposal until 2015, pending further study, negotiations and the completion of a full environmental assessment, among other matters.
The Toronto Port Authority (TPA) has received and conducted an initial review of the Staff Report regarding the Porter Proposal and Request to Amend the Tripartite Agreement for Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (BBTCA) that was released March 20, 2014, by the City of Toronto.
Survey Also Reveals 63 per cent of Torontonians Living South of Queen Street Support New-Technology Jets at Billy Bishop Airport.
A recent survey released today by the Toronto Port Authority (TPA) reveals that 90 per cent of Toronto residents “agree” that “Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is an asset to Toronto,” up from 87 per cent in August 2013. Respondents also agreed that the airport is “great for the Toronto economy” (88%) and that the island airport makes “a great first impression for visitors” (77%).
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is an important gateway to Toronto and part of our vibrant mixed-use waterfront community. In an effort to help Torontonians better understand how the airport operates and the economic impact it makes to our city, the Toronto Port Authority invested approximately $1.8 million in marketing and advertising over the last year.
The Toronto Port Authority (TPA) advised that it has presented an infrastructure-funding proposal to the federal government for groundside infrastructure improvements at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport under the Building Canada Fund, on behalf of the City of Toronto.
Pursuant to Section 51 of the Canada Marine Act, notice is given that the Port of Toronto will increase its fees by four per cent, effective March 31, 2014.
Avis est donné par la présente qu’en vertu de l’article 51de la Loi maritime du Canada, le Port de Toronto augmentera ses droits de quatre pour cent à compter du 31 mars 2014.
Toronto Port Authority announces acceptance of City Payment In Lieu of Taxes proposal for Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport
Also receives new DAP PILT advice on remaining TPA properties
NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS-The Leslie Street Lakefill Site