Category: In The Media

Councillors Bradford and Fletcher call on provincial and federal governments to protect small businesses unable to pay April’s rent

March 31, 2020 Beach Metro News East Toronto councillors Brad Bradford and Paula Fletcher are making their voices heard on the need to provide extra supports for small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Both Beaches-East York Councillor Bradford and Toronto-Danforth Councillor Fletcher have sent letters to the provincial government calling for such supports. In Bradford’s… Read more »

Toronto to investigate the shocking rise of renovictions in the city

February 20, 2020 By Lauren O’Neil, BlogTO As rent prices surge with wanton abandon across the city of Toronto, so too do rates of landlords who try to get sneaky with illegal eviction techniques. A November report from The Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario showed that the city has seen a staggering rise in “renovictions” over the past four years, not-so-coincidentally alongside… Read more »

Danforth study ‘most comprehensive’ of its kind

February 11, 2020 By David Nickle, Toronto.com It is, according to Toronto-Danforth Coun. Paula Fletcher, the biggest and most comprehensive planning study of its kind: a review of more than six kilometres of one of Toronto’s best-known roadways, Danforth Avenue, between Victoria Park and Broadview Avenues. “There’s nobody in Ontario who doesn’t know where the… Read more »