Category: In The Media

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 »

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 »