2019 Authorizations

Date of Event Applicant Purpose Community Benefit
Sep 13, 2018 – Dec 31, 2020 Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Construction of a near shore reef and groyne
Location: Gibraltar Point
Protection of shoreline erosion
Oct 1, 2018 - Mar 31, 2019 Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Annual Maintenance Dredging, Location: Coatsworth Cut, Ashbridge’s Bay Removal of material from the navigational channel
Oct 15, 2018 - Aug 31, 2019 EllisDon Civil Ltd. Stone placement for lake fill under the future Cherry Street alignment and bridge abutment. Location: Inner Harbour Phased work for Villier’s Island Project
Jan 10 – May 1, 2018 EllisDon Civil Ltd. Delivery of stone for the outer berm construction for the Villier’s Island Project
Location: Inner Harbour
Phased work for Villier’s Island Project
Jan 1, 2019 Boost Chile and Youth Advocacy Centre Location: Lake Ontario off Sunnyside Park Polar Dip for Charity
Jan 12 – Mar 1, 2019 Alan Johnston Contracting Inc. – Ice Breakers Location: Peter Street Basin    Installation of a floating art display for community interest and appreciation
Feb 9 2019 Special Olympics Polar Plunge Location: Sunnyside Beach Charitable Event
Mar 8, 2019 Gilead 3 Productions Inc.   Diving Authorization for Filming
Mar 24, 2019 Camp Moshava Polar Plunge Woodbine Beach Charitable Event
Apr 8-12, 2019 Argonaut Rowing Club Dock Installation at Argonaut Rowing Club Installation of new docks
Apr 27-Dec 2, 2019 EllisDon Civil Ltd. Location: Inner Harbour & Keating Channel Villier’s Island Project – Construction of a dockwall and core-stone revetment
May 15-21, 2019 Harbourfront Centre – Junior Festival Location: Water south face of York Quay Floating Art Structure
Apr 27-28, 2019 HMCS York Emergency Response Exercises at Wards and Centre Islands Emergency Preparedness
May 1-Oct 31, 2019 Ashbridge’s Bay Yacht Club 2019 Summer Program Location: Ashbridge’s Bay and Toronto Harbour Summer Events, including school programs, races and regattas
May 2-Oct 15, 2019 Queen City Yacht Club 2019 Summer Program
Location: Inner Harbour  and West/South of Toronto Islands
Community Program
May 14-Jul 31, 2019 GHD Ltd. Sediment Core Testing
Location: Polson Slip
Testing associated with Villiers Island Project
May 18-Oct 5, 2019 Toronto Sailing and Canoe Club 2019 Summer Program Location: Humber Bay Summer Events, including school programs, races, regattas
May 23-Nov 30, 2019 Fisheries and Oceans Canada Plankton and Water Quality Sampling
Location: Toronto Inner Harbour, Toronto Islands, Outer Harbour and Tommy Thompson Park
Environmental Studies
May 28-Nov 1, 2019 Outer Harbour Dragonboat Club 2019 Summer Program
Location: Eastern Outer Harbour
Community Program
May 28-Nov 30, 2019 Environment and Climate Change Canada Surface Water and Sediment Sampling
Location: Keating Channel, Western Gap and various locations within the Inner and Outer Harbour
Environmental Studies
Jun 1, 2019 Amici Camping Charity Canoe Heads for Kids Location: Humber Bay to Harbourfront Centre Canoeing Event for Charity
Jun 8, 2019 Mountain Equipment Co-Op Paddlefest 2019
Location: Sunnyside Beach
Community Event
Jun 10-17, 2019 Great White North Communications Inc. Dragonboat Race Festival Location: Toronto Centre Island Water Course Community Event
Jun 18, 2019 St. Albans Boys and Girls Club Canoe and Safety Training
Location: Budapest Park
Safety Training for Charitable Organization
Jun 24-27, 2019 Sinking Ship Productions Inc. Outer Harbour and south of the Leslie Street Slip Filming Authorization
Jun 27-Jul 3, 2019 Water’s Edge Festival & Events Redpath Waterfront Festival 2019 Community Event
Jul 11-13, 2019 Great White North Communications Inc. Annual Great White North Sport Regatta
Location: Toronto Centre Island Water Course
Community Event
Jul 15-Sep 17, 2019 Waterfront Toronto Installation of art structure
Location: Harbour Square Park Basin
Community Display
July 3 to Aug 10, 2019 Toronto Triathlon Club – Open Water Swims Wednesday night swims, help ay Cherry Beach designated swimming area. Seasonal Club swimming events. 
July 11-Nov 1, 2019 Royal Canadian Yacht Club 2019 Summer Program
Location: Inner Harbour and Toronto Island
Community Program
June 29, 2019 Surf the Greats Inc. Pride Float 2019
Location: Toronto Harbour at Cherry Beach
Time: 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Community Event
July 23, 2019 Kim IV Productions Inc Location: Cherry Street Beach
Time 6:00 am to 1:00 pm
Filming production
Aug 5, 2019 Starlite Pyrotechnics Ltd. Fireworks display for OVO Fest 2019
Location: South of Ontario Place
Time: 10:45 pm to 11:00pm
Community Event
Aug 15 to Sept 3, 2019 Canadian National Exhibition In-water activities including a canoe experience and Godzilla display Community Event
Aug 17-18, 2019 Alzheimer’s Society of Toronto – Toronto Triathlon Toronto Triathlon
Location: Centre Island – Toronto Island
Time: 9:00am – 11:00am
Community Event
Aug 18, 2019 Aloha Toronto – Surfers Healing Camp for children with autism Balmy Beach
Time: 10:00 am – 6:00pm
Community Event
Aug 20, 2019 Revolver Films Toronto Inner Harbour
Time: 4:00 pm to 10:00pm
Revolver Films are filming from a water taxi a scene that involved Paddle-board.
Filming event
Aug 30, 2019 Practice Day
Airshow days - Aug 31, Sept 1 & 2, 2019
Canadian Exhibition Air Show Inc. 2019 South of CNE grounds
Time: Practice day 11:00am to 2:00pm on Aug 30, 2019
Airshow Day Aug, 31, Sept 1 & 2, 2019 (Times 12:00 pm to 3:00pm daily.
Community Event
Aug 25, 2019 Argonaut Rowing Club Hogtown Heats Regatta
Location: Western Beaches Watercourse
Time 8:00 am to 3 Pm
Annual Regatta
Aug 25 to Sept 13, 2019 Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Trap Netting for fish abundance and health.
Location: Tommy Thompson Park and Toronto Island and 3 locations in Humber Bay.
24 Hours a day
Fish Study
Sept 3-9, 2019 Great White North Communications Inc. 26th Annual Great White North Dragonboat Challenge
Location:  Western Beaches
Community Event
Sept 3 to 30, 2019 Solo swim by Brenda Lussier Solo swim by Brenda Lussier
Location: Niagara-on-the-lake to Toronto Marilyn Bell Park Beach
Community Event
Sept 6, 2019 Set Sail For Hope Toronto Island Charitable Gala/Sailing Event
Sept 15-30, 2019 Thurber Engineering Drilling 4 boreholes as part of the larger Villier’s Island Project
Location: Along the north side of Polson Slip
Environmental Studies
Sep 18-19, 2019 Accuworx Inc Times: Start time 6:00pm Sept 18, 2019 until 4:00 pm on Sept 19, 2019
Location: Redpath Sugar Docks
Construction – removing excess foam during clearing operating of Zebra Mussels from the intake pipe.
Sept. 21, 2019 Surf the Greats Inc Times: 9:00am to 6:00pm
Location: Woodbine Beach
She Shred’s paddleboard event
Community Event
Sept 21, 2019 Orchestra on the Water Times: 7:00pm to 7:30pm
Location: Inner Harbour
Harbour Symphony by participating ships using their ship horns
Community Event
Sept 21, 2019 Destination Canada Times: 7:00am to 11:00am
Location: Toronto Islands
Cossette Communications Inc filming Toronto Island SUP (stand up paddleboards)
Filming Event
Sept 21 and 22, 2019 Toronto Windsurfing Club Times: 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Around the Toronto Islands and near Cherry Beach
2019 Mammoth Marathon including windsurfers and stand up paddleboards
Community Event
Oct 1 to Dec 15, 2019 PortsToronto Seabins Project Times: 24/7
Location: NE corner of York St slip
Harbour Environmental Initiative
Oct 1, 2019 to Mar 1, 2021 Soletanche Bachy Canada - Dockwall Repairs Times: Daylight Hours
Location: Dockwall Repair to the north side (eastern end) of the Western Channel
Dockwall Replacement
October 27, 2019 Argonaut Rowing Club - Frostbite Sprints Regatta
Time: 7:30 am to 3:00 pm Marilyn Bell Park – Western Beaches Watercourse Frostbite Sprints Annual Regatta
Nov 1 to 30, 2019 Argonaut Rowing Club Time: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Location: Ontario Place
Winter storage of docks
Nov 1 to Dec 31, 2019 Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Time: Various
Location: Throughout the Jurisdiction of PortsToronto
Environmental Monitoring Research
Nov 4 – Dec 15, 2019 WSP Canada Time: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Location: In front of Sherbourne Common
Dockwall Inspection and Bathymetric Survey
Nov 5 – Aug 30, 2020 Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Location at south of Ashbridges Bay/ northeast of Tommy Thompson Park Landform construction
Nov 6 – 29, 2019 Ellis Don Civil Ltd. Inner Harbour west of Keating Channel Bathymetric Survey associated with Cherry Street Lake Fill Project
November 30, 2019 Jack.Org Time: 10:00 am to 11:00am
Location: Woodbine Beach
Charitable Event


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