Tag: EMS

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 »

East Toronto councillor seeks improved safety measures at EDM parties

Community Development and Recreation Committee to consider motion tomorrow Beach Mirror/ East York Mirror/Inside Toronto Joanna Lavoie Ward 30 Councillor Paula Fletcher doesn’t want to see another person die at an electronic music event (EDM) in Toronto. On Dec. 16, a 19-year-old woman fatally overdosed while attending an EDM party at Rebel nightclub in the… 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 »