Category: News

Council says no to City promoting vaping

Councillor Paula Fletcher’s motion addressing the problem of ads promoting vaping products on City property, was passed by Council today. City staff wrote a report to the Government and Licensing Committee earlier this year detailing the health concerns associated with vaping, which include: vapour product use has been strongly associated with subsequent tobacco cigarette smoking… Read more »

The Santa Claus Parade 2019 – Bloor Viaduct Closure

The Santa Claus Parade is Sunday, November 17th starting at 12:30 pm. The Bloor Viaduct will be closed on Sunday from 7 am to 2:30 pm as it will be used for the parade this year. Plan your route ahead and have fun! City Road Closure Information: This event will involve full and rolling road… Read more »

As tenants protest ‘renoviction,’ Toronto councillor calls for new landlord rules Social Sharing

November 9, 2019 CBC News Leslieville residents protested outside their apartment building on Saturday, saying they are being forced out so the landlord can renovate and jack up rent. It’s known as “renoviction,” and one Toronto councillor says it’s time to change the rules to stop landlords from getting away with it. “It’s terrifying as a tenant,” said Coun. Paula Fletcher,… Read more »

The Danforth Study

The City of Toronto is inviting all members of the Danforth community to participate in a public consultation as a part of the Danforth Avenue Complete Street and Planning Study. The first meeting was held November 6th and included a brief presentation about the study followed by interactive group discussion. Feedback from the first  community… Read more »