Category "Ward-19"

Beaches-East York Road Safety Petitions

Road safety is my top local priority. I'm working with neighbourhoods across Beaches-East York to introduce road safety measures like stop-signs, speed humps and safety zones onto local streets. The City's bylaws require a polling process in...

Launching the Live Music on Patios...

It's official! Toronto's Live Music on Patios Pilot has launched, ready for the long weekend! This is all about supporting the local music sector, bringing more energy to our main streets & helping businesses back on their feet.Lots of...

Bringing a community garden to Dentonia...

A group of engaged, passionate residents are working hard to bring a community garden to a portion of Dentonia Park. There is a detailed process to create a community garden on City of Toronto parkland, and one of the steps is having demonstrated...

City action on LDD Moth (European Gypsy...

The LDD moth (formerly Gypsy Moth) populations have been very concerning this year, not just in Beaches-East York but also around the city. City of Toronto forestry staff are aware of this and I’ve been working closely with them to make sure they...

Misinformation about affordable housing...

Hi there, I’m posting this update because many community members have received some problematic and stigmatizing misinformation in the mail and online about the City’s proposal for much needed affordable housing at Queen and...

A Canada Day of Reflection

This will be a Canada Day like no other. As we come out of a collective daze, trying to make sense of immeasurable suffering and literal, unquantifiable loss, I know many of us are left wondering: what should we do today, how should we...

July Community Newsletter!

Check your mailboxes, folks - my community newsletter is being mailed out at this moment! My first newsletter of 2021 will provide updates on some critical community projects, events from the past year, and more information on the important work...

SURVEY: Community Priorities for COVID...

Complete the COVID recovery priorities survey here Wave after wave, we’ve stayed optimistic that there’s light at the end of the tunnel. As we move into summer and Canada achieves one of the highest vaccination rates in the world, we...

How to Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine

With vaccine supply steadily increasing in Ontario, there are more options available for folks to get their shot. I'll be updating this page each week with vaccine clinics in the East End, operated by Michael Garron Hospital, as well as with...

Improving Safety and Traffic Flow...

Outside the current global pandemic, there aren’t many bigger conversation starters in our community than the Woodbine bike lanes. Over the last couple of years, several hundred community members have come to consultation meetings on how to make...

A Proactive Plan for Woodbine Beach...

The behaviour we've seen at Woodbine Beach over the past few weekends has been unacceptable. It's also unprecedented, compared to any other summer months in the past. We knew that this summer would be busy as a result of the pandemic and folks...

Statement: Ontario Stay-At-Home Order

Heading into another stay-at-home order is a tough blow, but as this virus adapts so must our response. Looking back a year in, clearly there is a lot that all governments, policy-makers and leaders would and should do differently. Right now we...

Recording: March 17th Trenton and...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txKpZUJSEiE Thank you to everyone who joined for our community meeting on March 17th to discuss the modular affordable housing proposal at Trenton and Cedarvale. This meeting was held on Webex at 7pm. There...