Category "News"

Supporting the Community Through...

Throughout this global pandemic I've had countless residents reach out offering their help. Seeing the community come together to support each other through this has been inspiring. I will be keep updating this page with community organizations...

Government Resources and Support for...

I know how difficult it has become to stay aware of all the different announcements and resources from all levels of government. My goal is for this page to be a frequently updated resource for our community. These are anxious and unsure times for...

Community Response to COVID-19

As a community, we demonstrate our strength by how we respond to adversity. I've had many residents reach out to me during the COVID-19 response. Not in fear, or panic, but wanting to help their neighbours. As your Councillor, I want to provide...

Statement on COVID-19

Good evening neighbours, I'm reaching out with an update and resources about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and how Toronto is responding. I know we are all inundated with information. It's best we share information so we're not sharing the virus. I...

Moving Forward on the Missing Middle

City Council has directed City Planning to report on options and a timeline to increase housing options in Toronto neighbourhoods. As part of this report, a Missing Middle pilot will be coming to Beaches-East York to analyze the impacts on the...

An Update on Winter Stations and Noodle...

I have some unfortunate news to share in regards to Winter Stations and the incredibly popular Noodle Feed installation. Noodle Feed was regrettably removed from Woodbine Beach earlier this week. It's massive popularity resulted in tears to the...

Investigating a Vacant Storefront Tax

One of the most consistent pieces of feedback I hear from residents is that the City needs to be doing more to support small, local businesses. It's clear to see when you walk down our main streets - vacancies have become a problem. Vibrant, strong...

Strengthening Local Retail Through a...

Our main streets are where the neighbourhood becomes a community. With the quickly changing nature of brick and mortar retail, vacant storefronts are on the rise and residents are left feeling the effects. Toronto is a unique city, with a quickly...

TTC Fare Review Policy

I moved a motion at our budget wrap-up meeting today asking for the TTC to include a rational, consistent approach as part of their planned fare review. This motion makes a connection between the work happening at the TTC Board and gives us an...

BetterHomesTO - Improving Your Energy...

Did you know that homes and buildings account for more than half of greenhouse gas emissions in Toronto? BetterHomesTO is a one-stop resource with information, rebates, and incentives to help Toronto homeowners make their homes more energy...

Neighbourhood Community Officers coming...

O'Connor-Parkview will be seeing some new faces with four Neighbourhood Community Officers coming soon! They'll work with the community to identify problems, work in tandem on solutions, and mobilize Police resources where needed. Come to the...

Toronto's Electric Vehicle Strategy

The City’s Electric Vehicle strategy was approved through City Council earlier this week. It identifies a range of actions that we need to take to achieve our goal of no combustion-engine vehicles by 2050. After declaring a climate emergency...