Category: News

Another Toronto Airbnb party ends in gunshots prompting calls for action

By Matthew Bingley Global News Posted December 17, 2019 6:00 am Updated December 17, 2019 6:44 am A woman living next door to an Airbnb location and her city councillor are calling for action to crack down on an Airbnb location after a weekend party resulted in early morning gunfire. Tatjana Azman said the party… Read more »

Cleaning up our waterways – Tunnel boring set to begin for Coxwell Bypass Tunnel to improve quality of Toronto’s waterways

TORONTO, Dec. 14, 2019 Today Mayor John Tory and Councillor Jennifer McKelvie (Ward 25 Scarborough-Rouge Park), Vice-Chair of the Infrastructure and Environment Committee and the Mayor’s Resilience and Environmental Champion, officially marked the beginning of tunnel boring for the Coxwell Bypass Tunnel. This project is the first stage of the Don River and Central Waterfront Wet Weather Flow System… Read more »

Queen and Coxwell revitalization will bring new affordable housing to area

Housing affordability is one of the most pressing issues facing us today so I am pleased to support the proposed Queen Coxwell Revitalization on the current site of the Don Summerville Apartments on Queen Street East. For a year following the city election, I pushed to ensure that Toronto Community Housing (TCHC) added new affordable… Read more »

Nominations for the 2020 Agnes Macphail Award are now open

The nomination deadline for the 2020 Agnes Macphail Award is midnight on Friday, January 10, 2020. The nominee should be an outstanding volunteer, advocate and contributor to community life. The contribution should be in an area of, but not limited to, Agnes Macphail’s traditions and interests. Nominators should satisfy themselves that the candidate has volunteered in several fields,… Read more »