Tag: Community

Fighting Hate in the East End forum set for June 30

June 29, 2020 By Ali Raza, Beach Metro News Members of the public are invited to a virtual public forum to discuss the racist hate crime that occurred at a construction site at Michael Garron Hospital on June 10. Called Fighting Hate in the East End, it’s hosted by Beaches-East York MPP Rima Berns-McGown and… Read more »

East Toronto residents reject anti-Black racism in their community

June 24, 2020 By Joanna Lavoie, Toronto.com 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 »

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 »

Data shows ActiveTO weekend road closures make room for thousands of people to enjoy physical activity along Toronto’s most popular trails

Today, Mayor John Tory announced that data shows ActiveTO major road closures are making room for people to be physically active along Toronto’s busiest and most popular trails. Each weekend, these closures make space for residents to be outside, physically active and practise physical distancing while enhancing their overall wellbeing. City staff collected and verified… Read more »