Tag: Health & Safety

Health & Safety

Toronto urged to revamp its approach to emergency shelters

Smaller and more customized buildings in a range of neighbourhoods are among recommendations for a new framework on emergency shelters. By Emily Mathieu Housing Reporter, Toronto Star Mon., April 10, 2017 Toronto needs to overhaul its approach to designing and rolling out emergency shelters across the city, a new report urges. “Engaging communities in First… Read more »

Dozens of east-end Toronto residents protest threatened pool closure

City budget recommends closing Leslieville pool to save $85,000 Beach Mirror By Justin Skinner With the future of their community swimming pool at stake, a committed group of more than 100 east enders endured wintry conditions for a rally to save the facility outside S.H. Armstrong Community Centre on Sunday. The pool at S.H. Armstrong… Read more »

East Toronto shows its support for Quebec City mosque attack victims

    Beach Mirror Joanna Lavoie January 31, 2017 Longtime Leslieville resident Joanne Doucette thought maybe 100 people would show up to a candlelight walk and vigil she organized in the Gerrard India Bazaar Monday night. Instead, ten times that amount of people made their way to Gerrard Street East in a moving show of… Read more »