Category: News

Aging TCH buildings at Queen and Coxwell to be replaced with mixed-income rentals

Monday, October 28, 2019 By Donovan Vincent Toronto Star Two aging Toronto Community Housing buildings in Toronto’s east end will be demolished to make way for new social housing units and what Mayor John Tory described as much needed affordable and market rental units in the city. A total of 120 rent-geared-to-income (RGI) units at… Read more »

City of Toronto partnership will create hundreds of new homes in Queen East

October 28, 2019 ​TORONTO, October 28, 2019—The City of Toronto, Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) and Context Development today announced they have agreed to a major revitalization of TCHC’s Don Summerville Apartments at 1555 and 1575 Queen St. E. in the Queen and Coxwell area. The new project will result in the creation of quality,… Read more »

City of Toronto and partners launch program to train youth for work in local screen industry

October 18, 2019 Mayor John Tory and program partners launched the Production Assistant Training Program for under-represented communities today. This cohort of the program supports Black young adults ages 18 to 29. Mayor Tory was joined by Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson (Ward 21 Scarborough Centre), Chair of the City’s Economic and Community Development Committee, Councillor… Read more »

Toronto City Council declares climate emergency and commits to accelerating action to address climate change

October 2, 2019 Today, City Council voted unanimously to declare a climate emergency and adopted a stronger emissions reduction target for Toronto – net zero by 2050. In recent years, Toronto residents and businesses have experienced more frequent flooding and other severe weather events. Toronto’s weather is expected to get hotter, wetter and wilder as… Read more »