Tag: City Council

Good News! Update on the Centreville Antique Carousel

  Thank you for your efforts and support to save the Centreville antique carousel! So many people wrote or called in and over 2,200 people signed our petition that was presented to City Council. Eight of the councillors who want to keep the carousel in Toronto helped me present the petitions on October 4th. Here… Read more »

Save the Centreville Carousel

                Save the Centreville Antique Carousel Centreville’s 110 year old antique carousel has delighted thousands of children for over half a century. It boasts 52 hand carved wooden animals including cats, pigs, ostriches and rabbits and is one of only a handful of Dentzel Menagerie Carousels left in… Read more »

Vacant Homes Tax – Public Consultation

The City of Toronto is asking residents if they think the City should pursue a tax on vacant homes in Toronto. A vacant homes tax is one of a number of initiatives the City is considering to address housing availability and affordability in Toronto. Vacant homes represent a potential source of readily available housing and… Read more »

In Memoriam: Pam McConnell

Pam showed us how to live and struggle with the right combination of ferocity and gentleness. We are especially thankful to Pam’s family for sharing their Mom and Nana with the rest of us. We are better for their sacrifices. Her legacy lives on in the communities and causes she supported toward building a better… Read more »