Tag: Emergency

Rising concern over nightclub safety after 6 suspected overdoses in 1 night

Overdose deaths in Toronto have gone up by 73 per cent over the past decade By Lauren Pelley, CBC News Apr 09, 2017 8:06 AM ET Six suspected overdoses. Two nightclubs. One 24-year-old woman dead. A deadly weekend night in Toronto’s club scene led police to urge public caution — and now, city councillors are calling for more action to… Read more »

Toronto councillor Paula Fletcher wants to make electronic dance parties safer

Fletcher says stricter safety measures needed following overdose death in December By Trevor Dunn, CBC News January 14, 2017                     A Toronto city councillor is calling for more safety measures at Electronic Dance Music (EDM) venues that often attract large crowds and lots of drugs. Councillor Paula… Read more »

Stricter safety measures demanded at electronic music events in Toronto

Councillor Paula Fletcher is asking electronic music promoters to cover the cost of emergency paramedics at dance parties. Metro  May Warren Published on Wed Jan 11 2017 A Toronto councillor is calling for electronic music events to step up safety for partiers. Councillor Paula Fletcher will be asking the city’s Community Development and Recreation Committee… Read more »