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No. Only members of the Board of Directors are appointed.
Yes. We have a Harbour cleanup program. The Toronto Port Authority conducts regular dredging of the harbour. If you see an area that requires cleaning please call the Harbour Hotline at 416-462-3937.
If you spot a large oil spill call 416-462-3937.
For debris that is an immediate danger to navigation, please contact the Toronto Police Services Marine Unit at 416-808-5800.
No. The Toronto Port Authority does not run the restaurant. The Harbour Sixty Steakhouse is a private enterprise in the historic Harbour Commission building that the Port Authority calls home.
If you would like to work for the TPA, you can check out the Working With section of the website and look under Careers at for job openings. Application procedures are outlined in each posting.
The Toronto Port Authority has been working for over 100 years with the waterfront community to keep the Port and Harbour of Toronto clean and free of debris, harmful matter and spills.
Each year we keep approximately 450 metric tonnes of wood debris alone from entering the harbour from the Don River.
Please IMMEDIATELY report any pollution, spill or debris to the Harbour Hotline at 416-462-3937.
The Toronto Port Authority has 120 full-time employees and 19 part-time staff.
The Toronto Harbour Commissioners (THC) was the Toronto Port Authority’s predecessor. Established by the Federal Government in 1911, under the Toronto Harbour Commissioners Act, the THC was mandated with overseeing the development of Toronto’s waterfront. In 1998, The Canada Marine Act established the Toronto Port Authority, which opened its doors in 1999.
If you have a complaint about the Port Authority please visit the feedback section of our website.
Or you can write to us at:
60 Harbour Street
Attn: Janet MacDonald
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO
The Toronto Port Authority is located at 60 Harbour Street. The closest major intersection is Bay and Lakeshore.
The Toronto Port Authority is governed by a Board of Directors who are appointed by the federal, provincial and municipal governments.
The Toronto Port Authority operates the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, the Port of Toronto and the Outer Harbour Marina. We are proud to be partners in securing Toronto's economic prosperity and enhancing its beautiful waterfront for all to enjoy.
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