Category: In The Media

Toronto urged to revamp its approach to emergency shelters

Smaller and more customized buildings in a range of neighbourhoods are among recommendations for a new framework on emergency shelters. By Emily Mathieu Housing Reporter, Toronto Star Mon., April 10, 2017 Toronto needs to overhaul its approach to designing and rolling out emergency shelters across the city, a new report urges. “Engaging communities in First… Read more »

CBC Coverage – Laneway named to honour Peggy Ann Smith

On Tuesday April 4rth, Toronto East York Community Council (TEYCC) approved the naming of a Rivertowne laneway to “Peggy Ann Smith Laneway”.  Here is the Report for Action which outlines the request, specifics and states: In making this recommendation, Toronto and East York Community Council considered a letter dated November 14, 2016, from Councillor Fletcher which… Read more »

Around the World in East Chinatown: #StreetARToronto

StreetARToronto (StART), in partnership with the Toronto Police Service, asked 22 of Toronto’s outstanding street artists to create large-scale murals of world monuments in the East Chinatown (Broadview Avenue and Gerrard Street) community to add colour and vibrancy to the neighbourhood, help reduce graffiti vandalism, and showcase Toronto’s creative street art talent. StART is a… Read more »

Fletcher weighs in on Commonwealth Bid

In an interview with CP24 Sunday afternoon, Coun. Paula Fletcher agreed that council would need lots of information from staff before moving forward, but she said the idea is worth examining. “I think we should look at it,” Fletcher said. “It would be just reasonable since we had the Pan Am Games and we have… Read more »