Category: In The Media

Hubbard Park Opening

Hubbard Park honours William Peyton Hubbard who was was elected as a City Alderman becoming Toronto’s first Black elected politician in 1894. He later went on to serve as Acting Mayor.  An exceptional advocate for fairness and for an inclusive city, William Hubbard led the efforts to establish our public utility provider, Toronto Hydro. With… Read more »

Torontonians can go fishing at the new Outer Harbour Recreational Pier

April 28, 2015 by Joanna Lavoie “There’s a new, accessible spot along the waterfront for Torontonians to cast a line while enjoying amazing city views. “People love to fish in the city. They’ll fish off of anything. Now they can come and fish here off of this pier. I hope to catch a really big… Read more »

Toronto Star Editorial: Great model for the city

“Published on Sun Mar 15 2015 A civic-spirited developer, an open-minded neighbourhood and a resourceful city councillor have turned an urban dilemma into a remarkable success story. Three months ago, it looked as if the Red Door Shelter would be forced to close. The building in which it had been a tenant for 33 years… Read more »

Toronto councillor urges city to keep outdoor ice rinks open into March

Elizabeth Church – The Globe and Mail Wednesday, Feb. 26 2014 “Toronto Councillor Paula Fletcher wants the city to let skaters get the most out of this year’s cold weather and keep more rinks open into March. This weekend was the last call for most of the city’s 52 outdoor skating rinks, with 17 remaining… Read more »