Tag: Health & Safety

Health & Safety

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 »

Candlelight Walk & Vigil – Danforth

Danforth-Donlands – Pocket Community: Vigil Friday night at the Mosque Friday, February 3, 2017 @ 7:45 pm Residents in the Danforth-Donlands area will hold a candlelight walk and vigil on Friday night, encircling the mosque – the Madinah Masjid – to honour the victims of the horrific mass shooting in Quebec. This will also be… Read more »

Toronto looks to improve pedestrian safety in Coxwell-Gerrard area

Transportation Services to conduct a review of the area Beach Mirror Joanna Lavoie Megan Sheremata feels it’s just a matter of time before someone is killed while trying to cross Coxwell Avenue between Upper Gerrard Street East and The Danforth. Sheremata didn’t realize this stretch was so dangerous until she started walking her three-year-old son,… Read more »