Category: In The Media

Missing link of Martin Goodman Trail now officially open

Councillor James Pasternak (Ward 6 York Centre), Chair of the City of Toronto’s Infrastructure and Environment Committee, Councillor Paula Fletcher (Ward 14 Toronto-Danforth), representatives from the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, City staff and members representing various community groups met at Tommy Thompson Park today to cut the ribbon and officially open the missing link… Read more »

Community celebrates first mural in East End Bridges to Art underpass series

July 31, 2019 Today, local Councillor Paula Fletcher (Ward 14 Toronto-Danforth) joined members of the community as well as lead artist Kirsten McCrea to officially celebrate the completion of the first mural in a series of nine underpass murals along the Carlaw-Dundas rail corridor. The murals are being painted as part of the integrated street… Read more »

Parents want Council today to ensure crossing guards stay at schools where they’re known

By Gary Webb-Proctor, East York Chronicle June 19, 2019 A switch of responsibility for providing school crossing guards from police to the city’s transportation division, coming before Toronto City Council for approval today, should not result in long-serving guards not being guaranteed continued employment or being moved from where they’ve been stationed for years, hundreds of Leslieville parents and… Read more »

Tenants in Toronto’s Leslieville fight ‘renoviction’

June 10, 2019 By Joanna Lavoie, Like scores of tenants across Toronto, those living at 245 Logan Ave. are feeling the squeeze of gentrification. Back in October, the 20-unit apartment building in Leslieville was sold to 2653526 Ontario Ltd. Since then, the tenants we spoke to allege the new owner offered renters up to $5,000 to… Read more »