Tag: City Council

Toronto city council mulls banning ‘exotic’ animals, birds

Kenny Sharpe, The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Jun. 14, 2017 Groups that tour the country showing students animals such as porcupines and foxes fear proposed bylaw changes in Canada’s largest city could prevent them from bringing their creatures to Toronto. About 50 people attended a public meeting on Wednesday at City Hall – some… Read more »

Councillors want Torontonians to help as pressure on city shelters grows

By John Rieti, CBC News Apr 08, 2017 5:00 AM This April, nearly 1,000 refugees will spend the night at a Toronto shelter. With that number steadily climbing and housing getting more and more expensive, city councillors are hoping to build more shelter spaces across the city. Coun. Paula Fletcher (Ward 30, Toronto-Danforth) admits that with shelters… Read more »

CBC Coverage – Laneway named to honour Peggy Ann Smith

On Tuesday April 4rth, Toronto East York Community Council (TEYCC) approved the naming of a Rivertowne laneway to “Peggy Ann Smith Laneway”.  Here is the Report for Action which outlines the request, specifics and states: In making this recommendation, Toronto and East York Community Council considered a letter dated November 14, 2016, from Councillor Fletcher which… Read more »