Tag: Toronto

City of Toronto consulting on laneway suites

The City’s laneway suites study called Changing Lanes gets underway with a public consultation meeting on Thursday, November 30 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Council Chamber at Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W. The study will consider permitting laneway suites in Toronto and East York. A laneway suite is a dwelling unit… Read more »

East End Arts Community Consultations

Make your voice heard! East End Arts invites community members to participate in a Community Consultation process to help them #GrowForward. Share your ideas and feedback about arts, culture, and community within Toronto’s east end. ATTEND A COMMUNITY CONSULTATION There is a Community Consultation scheduled for each of the four City of Toronto Wards that… Read more »

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 »