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East Harbour – Transit-Oriented Community

City of Toronto
Project Type:
Infrastructure Type:
Transit-Oriented Community
Ministry of Infrastructure

About the Project

Infrastructure Ontario (IO), with the Ministry of Infrastructure is leading the "Transit-Oriented Communities Program as it relates to the "New Subway Transit Plan for the GTA,” part of the government’s smart, forward-thinking plan to build new, sustainable transit. The TOC approach provides real opportunity to build vibrant, higher density, mixed-use communities that are connected to transit stations.

The East Harbour Transit Hub will support local transit needs in a new community, as well as, regional connectivity, including incorporating the GO Train (Lakeshore East and the Markham/Stouffville line), SmartTrack services, future TTC light rail transit (linking the Queens Quay LRT with Broadview Avenue) and the Ontario Line subway. The site will represent a complete community and with a diverse range of commercial space, residential space, retail, food, cultural uses and outdoor space. 

IO, on behalf of the Province, is currently working with the City and Cadillac Fairview, as the landowner and developer of the site, on the future plans. Community input is a key component of the development and began in Summer 2021

Latest News

Project Status:

  • Commercial Negotiations with Developer: Current
  • Community Engagement: Summer 2021
  • Commercial Agreement Completed: April 2022


The TOC program will stimulate the economy through major projects for years to come. The East Harbour development is expected to bring 50,000+ jobs to the community.

Learn more about the government’s plan for Transit-oriented communities.