Category: In The Media

Councillor planning motion to keep outdoor rinks open longer

By James Armstrong  Global News February 26, 2014 Despite the persistent freezing temperatures, most of the Toronto’s outdoor ice rinks are closed. But councillor Paula Fletcher hopes that if next winter brings similar temperatures, her new motion will give the parks committee the ability to keep those facilities open. “This weather is perfect skating weather… Read more »

The Star: Ice storm: Power back on for young family after six days

Marco Chown Oved – Dec 28 2013 Danielle Young is eight-and-a-half months pregnant, but during the six-day blackout at her house, that was the least of her worries. Standing on their doorstep with the door wide open because the temperature was about the same inside as out, Danielle Young and her two kids let out… Read more »

Mirror: Rooftop garden a bountiful experience for Eastdale CI

FoodShare Toronto program a huge success with east end students Beach Mirror ByRebecca Field On Gerrard Street in busy East Chinatown sits the tall Eastdale Collegiate Institute. A concrete institution at first glance, but climb the school’s five storeys and you’ll discover Eden. On the school’s rooftop, a terrace opens onto Toronto’s skyline; high above… Read more »

Ward 30 open house looks at future development

Community brought up to date on port lands, Riverside, and Queen St. E. Beach Mirror By David Nickle Call it a planning invasion. About 200 residents in the Leslieville/south Riverdale communities got a look at just how much planning work is being done on their behalf – for everything from transit to the port lands… Read more »