PortsToronto Crews Removing “Keep Out” Buoys from Harbour in Preparation for Winter

Dec 01, 2015
As part of PortsToronto’s annual preparation for winter, crews will be removing the red, green and white “keep out” buoys from Toronto’s Harbour starting on Wednesday, December 2, at 11:00 p.m. until approximately 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 3. To ensure the removal is undertaken quickly and safely, this work will be completed overnight.

Road closures for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Oct 16, 2015
Please be advised that there will be multiple road closures in proximity to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on October 18. Closures will take place from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and impact usual airport access routes, including Bathurst Street, Fort York Boulevard and Lakeshore Boulevard. Alternate access routes have been highlighted below.

Surveying to Begin as Part of Socio-Economic Research Being Conducted for Environmental Assessment on Porter Proposal to Introduce Jets and Extend Runway at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

Aug 25, 2015
On August 26, 2015, AECOM – the consultants engaged by PortsToronto to conduct an Environmental Assessment (EA) to study the social, economic and environmental impacts of the Porter Proposal to introduce jet aircraft at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and related 200-metre land mass extension of the main runway – will commence telephone and in-person intercept surveys of Toronto residents and visitors.

Noise Exposure Contour Reports for Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Now Available Online

Jun 22, 2015
The Noise Exposure Contour reports for Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, dating back to 2008, are now available online. The reports were commissioned by Transport Canada, and completed by an external consultant team, at the request of the City of Toronto and confirm that the airport is complaint with its Noise Exposure Forecast (“NEF”)  as required under the Tripartite Agreement. The reports were commissioned for the period of 2008 to 2013 and confirm consistent adherence to the noise restrictions imposed on the airport.

PortsToronto’s 2014 Annual Report Now Available Online

Jun 12, 2015
PortsToronto’s 2014 Annual Report is now available online or in person at:

60 Harbour Street
Toronto, Ontario
Canada, M5J 1B7

Copies of the 2014 Audited Financial Statements are also available via the same means.

PortsToronto will hold its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at
9:30 a.m. in the Harbourfront Centre Theatre. All stakeholders and interested members of the public are welcome to attend. Click here to register.

For more information, please contact PortsToronto at:

Telephone: 416-863-2000
Fax: 416-863-0495


David Hornell to Replace Marilyn Bell I Ferry Until June 15

May 25, 2015
Please be advised that Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport’s David Hornell ferry will be in service while the Marilyn Bell I ferry is undergoing routine inspection and certification, as required by Transport Canada. The Marilyn Bell I will resume service on June 15.

Billy Bishop Airport Mainland Turning Circle Closed May 23 and May 26-29

May 22, 2015
Please be advised that Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport’s mainland turning circle will be closed on May 23 and May 26 to 29 for final resurfacing in preparation for the completion of the airport’s new pedestrian tunnel opening in late spring 2015. During this time, vehicles dropping-off passengers will be redirected to flow off Eireann Quay, around the taxi corral and into a temporary drop-off zone, located where the shuttle bus currently stops. The shuttle bus route will be temporarily moved to follow the curb lane of Eireann Quay.

Waterfront Toronto to Conduct Independent Third-Party Peer Review of Environmental Assessment Relating to Porter Airlines’ Proposal for Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

Apr 28, 2015
PortsToronto today confirmed that it will fund an independent Third-Party Peer Review of the Environmental Assessment (EA) currently underway to determine the environmental, social and economic impacts of the Porter Airlines’ proposal to fly jet aircraft at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and the related lengthening of the runway to accommodate such aircraft. This is the result of an effort that has been underway by PortsToronto since December 2014 to review options that address requests for participant/intervenor funding and respond to comments from the public regarding federal and provincial oversight of the EA.

Road closures on the Don Valley Parkway and Lakeshore Boulevard

Apr 24, 2015
Please be advised that the Don Valley Parkway will be closed for maintenance from Friday, April 24, at 8:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 26. The westbound lanes of Lakeshore Boulevard will also be closed on Sunday, April 26, from 12:45 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. for the annual Khalsa Day Parade.

Overnight deployment of navigational buoys

Apr 21, 2015
Please be advised that, in preparation for the boating season, crews will be deploying navigational buoys around Toronto’s Harbour on Tuesday, April 21, at 11:00 p.m. until approximately 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 22.


Five Year Special Examination Summary Report Now Available Online

Apr 21, 2015
Please be advised that PortsToronto has received and made publicly available the Special Examination Summary Report from audit firm Deloitte LLP. The Special Examination comprises a detailed review of all PortsToronto business operations, financial affairs, accounting management and governance covering the period 2009-2013 and is required to be conducted every five years under the Canada Marine Act.

Draft Study Design for Environmental Assessment Associated with Porter Proposal to Introduce Jet Aircraft and Lengthen Runway at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Released Today Commencing 30-Day Public Review Period

Apr 20, 2015
A final draft of the Environmental Assessment (EA) Study Design/Scope is now available on the project website (BBTCArunwayandjetsEA.org/6-study-design) for a 30-day public review. The final draft EA Study Design/Scope, developed during Part One of the EA process, details the list of the effects that will be studied through the EA and the methodologies that will be used to study these effects.


Jan 21, 2015
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, 2015.