Category: In The Media

Toronto’s Regent Park Aquatic Centre renamed to honour Pam McConnell

Toronto City Council voted unanimously at its recent meeting to rename the Regent Park Aquatic Centre after the late Pam McConnell, former deputy mayor and councillor for Ward 28 Toronto Centre-Rosedale. The renaming honours McConnell and her many contributions, with a career spanning seven terms as a city councillor. She served as Deputy Mayor, South… Read more »

Toronto Strong Fund to coordinate donations for victims of Danforth shooting

The #TorontoStrong Fund will open a designated account for donations to the victims of the July 22 shooting on the Danforth. This fund will ensure that the generous outpouring of philanthropic support is collected and distributed to those affected in an accountable and transparent manner. The entirety of these donated funds will be distributed to… Read more »

Metal detectors and baggage checks are coming to Toronto city hall

Thursday, June 28, 2018 By Samantha Beattie, Toronto Star Visitors to Toronto’s city hall will soon experience heightened security with baggage checks at main entrances and metal detector screening at council chambers. Council approved the enhanced security measures on Thursday night, and they will be put into place this summer, according to a staff report. The… Read more »