Tag: Health & Safety

Health & Safety

Walk and Candlelight Vigil for Quebec City

Toronto, January 30, 2017 Residents in the Coxwell Gerrard area will hold a candlelight walk and vigil tonight encircling the Gerrard India Bazaar to honour the victims of the mass shooting in Quebec City. They will meet at 7:45 pm at the corner of Highfield Road and Gerrard Street East and walk through the Indian… 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 »