Category: In The Media

Rising concern over nightclub safety after 6 suspected overdoses in 1 night

Overdose deaths in Toronto have gone up by 73 per cent over the past decade By Lauren Pelley, CBC News Apr 09, 2017 8:06 AM ET Six suspected overdoses. Two nightclubs. One 24-year-old woman dead. A deadly weekend night in Toronto’s club scene led police to urge public caution — and now, city councillors are calling for more action to… Read more »

Toronto urged to revamp its approach to emergency shelters

Smaller and more customized buildings in a range of neighbourhoods are among recommendations for a new framework on emergency shelters. By Emily Mathieu Housing Reporter, Toronto Star Mon., April 10, 2017 Toronto needs to overhaul its approach to designing and rolling out emergency shelters across the city, a new report urges. “Engaging communities in First… Read more »

CBC Coverage – Laneway named to honour Peggy Ann Smith

On Tuesday April 4rth, Toronto East York Community Council (TEYCC) approved the naming of a Rivertowne laneway to “Peggy Ann Smith Laneway”.  Here is the Report for Action which outlines the request, specifics and states: In making this recommendation, Toronto and East York Community Council considered a letter dated November 14, 2016, from Councillor Fletcher which… Read more »