Category: In The Media

Local students make pitch for more Accessible Pedestrian Signals in Leslieville

May 28th, 2019 Beach Metro News Two local students are calling for six Accessible Pedestrian Signals (APS) to be placed in the Leslieville area to help  seniors stay safe. Dalia Amer and Maddie Dick made a presentation to last week’s Toronto and East York Community Council meeting calling for the APS systems to be installed… Read more »

Leslieville church opens food hub to increase relevance in the community

May 6, 2019 By Joanna Lavoie Glen Rhodes United Church has a long history of community service, especially when it comes to food security. The east Toronto place of worship, located at 1470 Gerrard St. E., just west of Coxwell Avenue, is building on that purpose through the creation of a Neighbourhood Food Hub. It’s… Read more »

Toronto to examine traffic safety at two Danforth intersections

April 30, 2019 By David Nickle Toronto transportation staff will be taking a detailed look at the safety of two Danforth Avenue intersections that Coun. Paula Fletcher says have become congestion pinch-points. Reports on traffic patterns at intersections at Broadview and Pape Avenues should be coming back to the Toronto and East York Community Council… Read more »

East-end Toronto councillors worry new Ontario Relief Line will spell delays

By David Nickle,, April 10, 2019 Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s plans to turn Toronto’s downtown relief line plans into a much longer Ontario Relief Line could put the whole project in jeopardy, say local east-end city councillors Paula Fletcher and Brad Bradford. “I hope this doesn’t mean the relief line is being thrown overboard,”… Read more »