Category: In The Media

East Toronto councillor seeks improved safety measures at EDM parties

Community Development and Recreation Committee to consider motion tomorrow Beach Mirror/ East York Mirror/Inside Toronto Joanna Lavoie Ward 30 Councillor Paula Fletcher doesn’t want to see another person die at an electronic music event (EDM) in Toronto. On Dec. 16, a 19-year-old woman fatally overdosed while attending an EDM party at Rebel nightclub in the… Read more »

Crow’s Theatre gets its nest in Toronto’s Leslieville

Beach Mirror Joanna Lavoie A new cultural and community hub in the heart of Leslieville is officially taking flight. Tonight, the doors of Streetcar Crowsnest will fling open to the public for the very first time for a preview of new Canadian comedy play, “The Wedding Party.” The $11-million, 12,000-square-foot venue located in the heart… Read more »

Toronto councillor Paula Fletcher wants to make electronic dance parties safer

Fletcher says stricter safety measures needed following overdose death in December By Trevor Dunn, CBC News January 14, 2017                     A Toronto city councillor is calling for more safety measures at Electronic Dance Music (EDM) venues that often attract large crowds and lots of drugs. Councillor Paula… Read more »

Stricter safety measures demanded at electronic music events in Toronto

Councillor Paula Fletcher is asking electronic music promoters to cover the cost of emergency paramedics at dance parties. Metro  May Warren Published on Wed Jan 11 2017 A Toronto councillor is calling for electronic music events to step up safety for partiers. Councillor Paula Fletcher will be asking the city’s Community Development and Recreation Committee… Read more »