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 [...]
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Bike to Work Day is on Monday May 27. If you're a cyclist, one of the community start points is at our very own Wychwood Barns (Christie side)! The group will bike to Yonge and Charles to meet up with the larger group and bike to City Hall. Cyclists will be leaving Wychwood Barns at [...]
City Council Unanimously Supports Changing the Culture in Toronto's Long-Term Care Homes: More Caring, Respectful and Supportive For the first time in history, there are now more Torontonians over the age of 65 than children aged 15 and under. Looking ahead, the number of people in Toronto aged 65 and over is expected to almost double [...]
Please join me, M.P.P. Jill Andrew, MP Carolyn Bennett and Toronto-St. Paul’s Tenant Association Network (TSPTAN) for an afternoon of information, discussion, ideas and action to address tenant issues here in Toronto-St. Paul’s. The event will take place Sunday, April 28th from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Oakwood Village Library (341 Oakwood Ave.) [...]
Nursing homes could get big benefit from emotion-focused care models, says new report commissioned by Toronto
By Moira Welsh Investigative Reporter Fri., March 8, 2019 Toronto now has a blueprint to transform its nursing homes through emotion-focused care, says Dr. Samir Sinha, co-chair of the city’s seniors’ accountability group. Prompted by a Star series on Peel Region’s year-long pilot of a Butterfly Model home, city council voted unanimously last July to [...]