Category: In The Media

Looking to tackle negative perceptions, Toronto considers renaming homeless shelters

Public invited to submit ‘more welcoming’ suggestions to reflect a new direction in care By Kate McGillivray, CBC News      Posted: Nov 18, 2017 6:00 AM ET Is the word “shelter” poison to some Torontonians? Coun. Paula Fletcher, who listened to hours of citizens’ deputations against shelters moving to their neighbourhoods while she served on the… Read more »

Ward 30 Tree Lightings – Hold the Dates

  Thursday November 23 – Leslie Grove Park – starts at 5:30 – tree lighting at 6:00 Friday November 24 – Withrow Park – starts at 5:30 – tree lighting at 6:15 Wednesday November 29 – Greenwood Park – starts at 5:30 – tree lighting at 6:15 Thursday November 30 – Joel Weeks Park –… Read more »

Toronto’s deal with Sidewalk Labs must put public first, councillor says

Google sister company working with Waterfront Toronto to redevelop part of lakefront By John Rieti, CBC News  Posted: Oct 21, 2017 6:00 AM ETLast Updated: Oct 21, 2017 6:48 AM ET The concept of a “smart” neighbourhood in Toronto designed with cutting edge technology made by an internet giant is a thrilling idea for some, but… Read more »

Coun. Paula Fletcher hosts road safety meeting in Toronto’s Ward 30

October 10, 2017 Beach Mirror Toronto-Danforth Coun. Paula Fletcher is hosting a town hall on transportation safety issues in Ward 30 on Monday, Oct. 16. The gathering, which will take a close look at the City of Toronto’s Vision Zero Road Safety Plan, will be held at the Ralph Thornton Centre, 765 Queen St. E.,… Read more »