Category: In The Media

Fighting Hate in the East End forum set for June 30

June 29, 2020 By Ali Raza, Beach Metro News Members of the public are invited to a virtual public forum to discuss the racist hate crime that occurred at a construction site at Michael Garron Hospital on June 10. Called Fighting Hate in the East End, it’s hosted by Beaches-East York MPP Rima Berns-McGown and… Read more »

East Toronto residents reject anti-Black racism in their community

June 24, 2020 By Joanna Lavoie, East-end residents are coming together to show they’re united against hate following an act of anti-Black racism at Michael Garron Hospital (MGH). On Wednesday, June 10, two Black workers reportedly discovered two nooses at a construction site on the Coxwell Avenue property, which is in the midst of… Read more »

East Toronto businesses welcome rent relief, ban on commercial evictions but more support still needed

June 22, 2020 By Ali Raza, Beach Metro News Local small business owners have some rent relief following weeks of uncertainty as Toronto councillors pushed the provincial and federal governments to act. Commercial tenants facing difficulties with rent have some breathing room now after the province announced a moratorium on commercial evictions on June 8… Read more »

New Sound Stages Under Construction in Toronto

Expansion to Studio City site to include new Jumbo Stage June 15, 2020 – Toronto, ON – Today, Studio City Toronto – the company that operates the former Showline Studios complex in Toronto’s Port Lands – began construction on three new sound stages at 915 Lake Shore Blvd. East. The expansion project will double the… Read more »