Tag: Toronto

Help Rename the Emergency Shelter System

Council recently adopted a review of how the City locates homeless shelters, making it clear that the conversation about homelessness services has to change. To do that, homeless shelters—programs, service delivery models, and building designs—all need to be transformed. Understanding that language and names are powerful signals of the transformative changes being proposed through the new… Read more »

Social Inclusion in Planning

Listen to my speech at Toronto and East York Community Council November 14th on item TE28.5 (1182 King Street West and 1221 King Street West -Zoning Amendment Application – Final Report) “Social inclusion is so important, I want to thank everybody for raising that…You shouldn’t give up on social inclusion as part of planning.” “Whatever… Read more »

Starting October 10, a New Mural for Leslieville!

  A year ago we celebrated our wonderful new Leslieville mural by Elicser Elliot at Queen and Jones. Starting Tuesday, October 10th well known artist Evond Blake (Mediah) will begin another signature mural for Leslieville, this time at Queen and Boston as part of our new popular Bike Share location. The design even has a… Read more »

Good News! Update on the Centreville Antique Carousel

  Thank you for your efforts and support to save the Centreville antique carousel! So many people wrote or called in and over 2,200 people signed our petition that was presented to City Council. Eight of the councillors who want to keep the carousel in Toronto helped me present the petitions on October 4th. Here… Read more »