Toronto’s planning needs less...

When I saw Doug Ford’s new planning legislation my first thought was “wow, I can’t believe we’re up to Bill 108 already.” We all know planning in Toronto can be improved. Having worked in the City Planning...

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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...

RECORDING: Panel - Careers and...

Thank you to everyone who attended our panel on careers in construction. You can watch the session again here and tap the download button below for a copy of the presentation. Please share this page widely with anyone who might be thinking about...

Recording - Trenton and Cedarvale...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCJPNVRD78Y Thank you you to everyone who joined our first community meeting on the City's Trenton/Cedarvale modular housing proposal. The meeting was held on Zoom on March 8th at 7pm. While we can all agree...

Panel: Career and Scholarship...

Register for the panel on March 22nd here! The construction industry offers incredible opportunities for skill and career development. The BOLT Foundation is supporting under-represented youth and young adults  access the incredible skill...

Background and FAQ: Trenton & Cedarvale...

Register for the March 8th Community Meeting on Zoom here!Login information for the March 17th will be posted here on the day of the meeting. Today the City announced the second phase of it's modular housing initiative. Along with two other...