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...

Read more

Latest News

Enjoy Easter While Physically...

Easter is an important time of the year. People come together, go on Easter egg hunts, and enjoy spending time with their families. COVID-19 and the new practice of physical distancing have made it more difficult to enjoy these traditions. One...

Clarifying the rules around essential...

I’ve been hearing from many community members about construction work that’s still happening in the community, whether or not it’s essential, and whether workers should be practising physical distancing. The simple answer is that everyone...

Clarifying the Rules Around Parks and...

There has been a lot of confusion around whether or not the beach is open. My office has been inundated with calls and emails from people wanting to clarify the rules.  With the better weather coming I understand the desire to be outside but I...

Supporting Local Businesses Through...

I've spoken with and received survey feedback from over 300 business owners across Toronto over the past two weeks. To be blunt - their feedback has been stark. Many local businesses are in serious danger because of the global pandemic. The most...

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...