Tag: Community

Proposal to force building more affordable housing falls short, advocates say

SAMANTHA BEATTIE, Staff Reporter Tues., Jan. 23, 2018 Inclusionary zoning would allow municipalities to force developers to create affordable housing units. However, many city councillors and housing advocates say if the province keeps its draft legislation as is it will miss an opportunity. A homeless shelter is the first place Fazanah Khair Mohammad, her husband… Read more »

Survey about children’s recreation

The City is committed to delivering high-quality recreation programs for children and wants input on current recreation programs for children 6 to 12 years of age.¬†Staff and members of the general public can participate in the second annual survey on children’s recreation. Click here to take the survey.¬†The Children’s Recreation Program Quality Survey will be… Read more »

Councillors ask city to approve review of shelter services

By EMILY MATHIEUAffordable Housing Reporter Wed., Jan. 17, 2018 The motion asks council to approve a review of the potential creation of at least 1,000 new shelter beds, as well as examine existing shelter and winter respite services, including how those services are funded by the city. In the midst of a housing and homelessness… Read more »

Presentations to Budget Committee on S.H. Armstrong Pool Funding

Thank you to Angie Law and Mark Richardson for their presentations to the Budget Committee. Reinstate Funding for S.H. Armstrong Pool Programming Presentation to Toronto Budget Committee – January 10, 2018 By Angie Law, Parent   Maintaining Local Walkable Recreation Facilities in Growing Neighbourhoods Presentation to Toronto Budget Committee – January 10, 2018 By Mark… Read more »