Category: News

Toronto Island flood repairs to cost $7.4M

BY NEWS STAFF POSTED JAN 10, 2018 6:44 PM EST Repairing the damage from the flooding in Toronto last year will cost $7.4 million — most of which the city will defer until at least 2019. That means when you set foot back on the Toronto Islands in a few months, it won’t be fully back… Read more »

Toronto’s budget $5M short on repair money for spring flood damage

Councillor rips plan to delay repairs, calling it ‘not good enough’ By John Rieti, CBC News Posted: Jan 10, 2018 7:00 AM ET oronto’s waterfront parks suffered more than $7.4 million worth of flood damage last summer, but this year’s budget punts most of the repair work into the future. The preliminary budget only includes $2 million to… Read more »

Shelter Crisis Reveals Toronto’s Health Crisis

Critical need for health care– including mental health, harm reduction and other primary care supports in all shelters, drop-ins, respite centres, Out of the Colds, and warming centres. There is no doubt of the compromised physical and mental health of many people whose only option to stay out of the freezing temperatures is to use… Read more »

East End Arts January Update

Happy New Year from East End Arts! We have a big list of artist opportunities and local events to warm up your January and kick off your creative year ahead. Call for Submissions: What’s Your Story?: Submissions are now open for Ontario Book Publishers Organization’s What’s Your Story? Short Prose and Poetry Comptetition for Emerging… Read more »