August 23, 2019 Supporting Youth at-risk More Effective at Fighting Violent Crime than Ford-Tory Surveillance Announcement CCTV has "no impact on levels of violent crime" Toronto – Premier Doug Ford and Mayor John Tory's announcement today that the province will give the Toronto Police Service $3 million to install CCTV cameras will not lead [...]
Drop by the Maria. A Schuka Public Library this September for a pair of interesting and engaging talks for the community. On Thursday, September 12th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm, listen to a special discussion on the operations of the Special Investigations Unit. Then, join the Library on Wednesday, September 18th from 1:00pm to 2:30pm for [...]
Council Approves Tenants First Report: An Important Milestone in Transforming Toronto Community Housing I'm happy to report that City Council approved the Tenants First Implementation Plan, which will create better living conditions and experiences for seniors in senior-designated buildings and tenants of Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCH) while ensuring their homes are safe and well [...]
The Friends of Cedarvale has a city sanctioned pollinator protection strategy pollinator garden located in Cedarvale park, just north of the Community Garden, which is north of the tennis courts. The existent garden is being turned over to only native plants to accommodate native pollinators. Ongoing volunteers are welcome to tend the garden and monitor [...]
UPDATE: Save Our Subway! In a report to Council this week, the City Manager provided an update on the negotiations with the province over the subway upload. I have previously expressed my concerns to you and Council about the efficacy of sitting at the table with a government that has already, and unilaterally, announced the [...]
Please join me for an important and timely conversation about the future of our city. As the Doug Ford Government continues to unilaterally make impactful decisions that affect our quality of life, I believe it’s time to focus on realistic ways to empower Toronto. Currently, the City of Toronto is a mere creature of the [...]
Stop by St Clare Catholic Elementary School on Tuesday June 18th from 6:30 to 8:30pm for a drop-in consultation regarding cycling in the Oakwood area. Please click here for more details.
Provincial Cuts Equal $177.65 million download to City of Toronto Premier Doug Ford has continued his devastating cuts on Toronto. A report from our City Manager at this week's Council meeting estimated the pressure on the City of Toronto's already-approved 2019 Budget from Ford's actions to be $177.65 million. The cuts include: $84.8 million for [...]
Spring has finally arrived! Please join me, Molly and Melissa at school fun fairs happening throughout the ward over the next month. The first will be at Oriole Park JR Public School from 11am-3pm on May 25th! A full list of fun fairs in the community can be found below. Oriole Park Jr Public School [...]
Please join me and my colleagues for an important town hall on Bill 108. The meeting will take place at 7:00pm on May 27th in the Council Chambers at City Hall (100 Queen Street West). Please feel free to email my office at email@example.com with any questions.