Tag: Toronto

Heritage Evaluations Requested for 462 Eastern Ave and 401 Logan Ave

Heritage evaluations for 462 Eastern Ave and 401 Logan Ave have been requested through Toronto and East York Community Council. Inclusion of 462 Eastern Ave is on the agenda for the May 18, 2017 Toronto Preservation Board meeting. Click the links below for further details on each item.             462… Read more »

Jane’s Walks In and Around Ward 30

Friday Thought Walk: How Riverdale Teens Use Outdoor Space http://janeswalk.org/canada/toronto/t6/ Led by: Grade 12 Environment and Resource Management Class (Riverdale Raiders) Date: Friday, May 5, 2017 Start time: 2:00 PM Length: 1 Hour Meeting spot: Look for the group of Grade 12 students outside of Riverdale CI on Gerrard near Leslie Route: Riverdale, Leslieville JPS,… Read more »

Councillors want Torontonians to help as pressure on city shelters grows

By John Rieti, CBC News Apr 08, 2017 5:00 AM This April, nearly 1,000 refugees will spend the night at a Toronto shelter. With that number steadily climbing and housing getting more and more expensive, city councillors are hoping to build more shelter spaces across the city. Coun. Paula Fletcher (Ward 30, Toronto-Danforth) admits that with shelters… Read more »

Toronto urged to revamp its approach to emergency shelters

Smaller and more customized buildings in a range of neighbourhoods are among recommendations for a new framework on emergency shelters. By Emily Mathieu Housing Reporter, Toronto Star Mon., April 10, 2017 Toronto needs to overhaul its approach to designing and rolling out emergency shelters across the city, a new report urges. “Engaging communities in First… Read more »