Category: In The Media

Analysis: Are Toronto’s parks going to the dogs?

June 3, 2019 By Joanna Lavoie, From people letting their dogs run illegally off-leash, to pet owners who don’t clean up after their dogs after they do their business, coupled with a lack of green space that is sometimes inaccessible and unsafe, it’s no wonder dog owners and non-pet people are having a hard… Read more »

Residents of Leslieville apartment building accuse their landlord of ‘renoviction’

May 29, 2019 Taylor Simmons, CBC Tenants in a Leslieville apartment building say they’re facing renoviction — a growing practice where landlords evict tenants so they can renovate units and charge higher rents — after a new landlord took over their building in October. Polina Palazova said she received formal notice last month stating she’d have to leave her apartment at… Read more »

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 »