On Toronto’s Waterfront: Whose Money, Land and Power?

On Toronto’s Waterfront: Whose Money, Land and Power?

Podcast (1:51:01)

Thursday February 7, 2019 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Ryerson University
Room 103, Rogers Communications Centre
80 Gould Street
Toronto, Ontario

Who determines what happens on Toronto's waterfront? How can waterfront development be inclusive and democratic? Join a group of experts with different perspectives who will go beyond current debates about Waterfront Toronto's 'smart city' partnership with Google’s Sidewalk Labs to look at the larger picture of property and power on the waterfront and how the public interest can be assured.


Alexandra Flynn, Lawyer and University of Toronto Professor specializing in urban governance

Julie Di Lorenzo, President, Diamante Development Corp., former Waterfront Toronto Board Member

Melissa Goldstein, Policy Researcher, Parkdale Neighbourhood LandTrust and Chair of the Housing Action Now 

Paula Fletcher, Councillor for Ward 14, Toronto-Danforth


Mariana Valverde, Professor, Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies, University of Toronto


This is a free event and no registration is required.

Please contact cfe@ryerson.ca if you require accommodation to ensure inclusion in this event.