Category: News

East Toronto residents reject anti-Black racism in their community

June 24, 2020 By Joanna Lavoie, East-end residents are coming together to show they’re united against hate following an act of anti-Black racism at Michael Garron Hospital (MGH). On Wednesday, June 10, two Black workers reportedly discovered two nooses at a construction site on the Coxwell Avenue property, which is in the midst of… Read more »

East Toronto businesses welcome rent relief, ban on commercial evictions but more support still needed

June 22, 2020 By Ali Raza, Beach Metro News Local small business owners have some rent relief following weeks of uncertainty as Toronto councillors pushed the provincial and federal governments to act. Commercial tenants facing difficulties with rent have some breathing room now after the province announced a moratorium on commercial evictions on June 8… Read more »

My Statement on Policing in Toronto

As a long-time advocate for reducing and reallocating the police budget towards social and community programs and mental health, of course I am planning to support the proposed Matlow/Wong-Tam motion that has been circulating online. I want to make this very clear as I have been hearing from a number of people who are uncertain… Read more »