Tag: East End

One year after Ontario Line Business Case transit is delayed again

Toronto, ON – In 2018 Toronto was all set to proceed with the Downtown Relief Line from Pape Station to Queen Station, which would have been a huge benefit to commuters. When Ford became Premier he closed down the shovel ready Relief Line and brought forward his own Ontario Line plan. It was one year… Read more »

Councillor Fletcher Motion to Limit Clustering of Pot Shops on Queen East

Toronto, ON – Over the past few months there have been many new applications to the AGCO for cannabis retail store licenses. There have also been a noticeable amount of applications made in the Riverside neighbourhood of Toronto-Danforth – a cluster of four stores along Queen St. East between Hamilton St. and Degrassi St. Residents… Read more »

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 »