Harbourfront Centre

Harbourfront Centre’s rooftop beehives produce fresh honey

Have you heard the buzz? Harbourfront Centre got a little sweeter this past summer. This past August we partnered with local urban beekeeping group Alvéole, to install four beehives on Harbourfront Centre’s roof. Aimed at education and helping contribute to a greener Toronto. This sweet partnership helps produce local honey, while assisting with garden pollination throughout the city. You can purchase …

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Happenings: News for Donors Making a Difference

Earlier this month we released our Fall 2016 edition of Happenings: News for Donors Making a Difference – giving donors an inside look at some of the extraordinary activities taking place on site throughout the year. Donors support enables Harbourfront Centre to continue to provide world-class arts, cultural and recreation experiences for millions of Torontonians and visitors to our city. Didn’t receive your copy? …

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Harbourfront Centre welcomes 30 new Canadian children to Camp

We’re only days away from the beginning of March Break and the countdown is on. For many young Canadians, this much-desired week off from school means one thing – March Break Camp! This March Break, with the help of Humanity First’s Syrian Resettlement Project and generous funding support provided by Manulife, 30 new Canadian children, aged four to 15, will …

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Saturdays at Harbourfront Centre with Lakeside Late Nights

Harbourfront Centre has been your hub for cultural engagement and activity this summer and it’s only going to get better from here. Our mission was and continues to be providing Torontonians with all the fun at one of the best locations in Toronto. With our special Lakeside Late Nights on Saturdays, we encompass a wide range of intriguing events to …

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Harbourfront Centre is finally a construction-free zone!

After three years of drilling, paving and detours around our site, the brand new Queens Quay West is now open! It’s easier than ever to get to Harbourfront Centre and enjoy a summer of fun, free weekly activities and weekend festivals. And just in time: the new Queens Quay Promenade will make it easier than ever for Torontonians, and visitors, to enjoy our …

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Benches named to honour key Caribbean and Afro-Canadian leaders

Two Toronto artists and long-time partners of Harbourfront Centre led a community fund-raising campaign to dedicate benches in Ontario Square. Itah Sadu and Miguel San Vicente of A Different Booklist wanted to honour Caribbean and African-Canadian community members, cultural workers, activists and senior artists in Toronto. They felt it was important to be recognized at an arts hub that had hosted and …

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The 509 streetcar is coming back soon

It’s been more than two years since the 509 streetcar glided past our site. The light rail vehicles that run between Union Station and the Exhibition were replaced by buses in July 2012 as construction began on and around Queens Quay West. This was part of a revitalization project for Toronto’s waterfront. The good news is that we’ve just caught …

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Harbourfront Centre honours legacy of founding CEO, renaming York Quay Centre ‘Bill Boyle Artport’

Guess what, we’ve renamed York Quay Centre! This past Sunday, we proudly unveiled the Bill Boyle Artport in honour of our founding CEO’s 30-year legacy with Harbourfront Centre. Bill recently announced that is retiring from his position as CEO and will be making his official departure within the next few months. To celebrate his remarkable career and commitment to Harbourfront Centre, friends, family and community partners were invited to an intimate farewell reception, where the new building name was unveiled.

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