Tag: Safety

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 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 »

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 »