Tag: Safety

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 »

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 »