17 April

Get to know our new CEO, Julian Sleath

It’s an exciting time for The Bentway. Can you explain your professional history, and what you see in The Bentway’s future? JS: It has been quite a journey in many ways, both for the project and for myself. I trained in ...

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11 April

The Bentway is Hiring: Office Coordinator

The Bentway is seeking a qualified Office Coordinator with experience of board administration to join our organization. The successful candidate will be an open minded and collaborative administrator who thrives in a lean, dynamic, start-up environment. This position is ideal for ...

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28 March

Art Activations in Toronto

While many city waterfronts become deserted during the winter, Toronto does things a little differently. Take a stroll along Kew, Scarborough and Balmy Beaches in the east end, and you’ll encounter bundled-up Torontonians taking selfies inside an inverted fir tree ...

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22 March

Official Construction Notice from The City of Toronto and Waterfront Toronto

The City of Toronto and Waterfront Toronto have released an official Construction Notice for The Bentway. Construction is expected to start on April 6, 2017 and end on June 5, 2018. The planned works are pre-approved and fall under Schedule ...

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15 March

Introducing our new CEO: Julian Sleath

We’re delighted to announce that Julian Sleath has been appointed CEO of The Bentway. His first day will be March 27th, 2017. Bringing more than 35 years of leadership and experience in the performing arts, Sleath will focus on developing ...

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01 March

Construction Update: March 1, 2017

The Bentway was launched in November 2015 with the aim of transforming an underutilized area under the Gardiner Expressway into a bold vision for a new public space in downtown Toronto. In an unprecedented collaboration, The City of Toronto, Waterfront Toronto, ...

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16 January

The Bentway’s Environmental Assessment Has Been Submitted

Today, in coordination with Waterfront Toronto, the City of Toronto, and the Judy and Wilmot Matthews Foundation, The Bentway is happy to announce the completion of our Schedule ‘C’ Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for a pedestrian crossing at Fort York ...

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16 January

Transforming the unused area under Toronto's Gardiner Expressway into a public art space

CBC Arts' Matt Galloway talks to Ken Greenberg about The Bentway. "Part of its disruptive nature is it's not quite obvious what to call it. It is not a park. It's something different." "I can describe it as a living room, as ...

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05 January

Introducing The Bentway

While the Gardiner Expressway is many things to many people—at once, a physical barrier disconnecting the City from the Waterfront and a vital thoroughfare transporting people to jobs downtown; a crumbling relic and an infrastructure triumph—Judy and Wil Matthews saw ...

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22 November

The Bentway is Hiring

Applications are now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied. Are you an individual who is passionate about the arts and culture in the City of Toronto?  Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and a proven track record creating, organizing and executing ...

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