Category: News

Toronto intersection where cyclist Doug Crosbie died will get safety makeover

By David Nickle, September 16, 2019 Turn restrictions, planter-box barriers and narrower lanes are all part of a suite of changes on tap to the Leslieville intersection where in 2018 Toronto cyclist Doug Crosbie was killed by a turning truck. “I believe it’s a great solution,” said LJ Savage, one of a group of… Read more »

East Toronto community centre to become more accessible

By Joanna Lavoie, September 17, 2019 A $2.1-million renovation will transform the busy Eastview Neighbourhood Community Centre into a much more accessible place. Located at 86 Blake St. in the Blake-Boultbee neighbourhood, the well-used facility is home to a community centre, a Boys and Girls Club, an Ontario Early Learning Centre, and a City of… Read more »

Public consultation on reducing single-use and takeaway items

The City of Toronto is undertaking a second phase of consultation on how to reduce the use of single-use and takeaway items. A single-use or takeaway item is any product designed for a single use after which it is disposed of in the garbage, Blue Bin (recycling) or Green Bin (organics). Last year, residents and… Read more »