Waterfront Toronto’s public positioning to accompany the gang-plank resignation yesterday of its now former CEO Will Fleissig could be summarized thusly: “Nothing to look at here, please keep moving.”

Of course, nothing could be further from the truth. Let’s take a short stroll through the evidence:

  • The long-promised completion of the master innovation and development plan for the Sidewalk Labs’ pitch for Quayside has been pushed back yet again, with the agency and its New York-based partner signalling in recent weeks that it won’t be released now until early 2019.