Posts Filed Under: “Pam McConnell”
"Toronto lost one of it's biggest social justice champions with the passing of Pam McConnell. She was a guiding light for us all."
After a long, and at times hostile debate, City Council votes in favour of giving Pride Toronto its $260,000 grant.
The City is failing to fund measures that could improve housing quality and stability.
Just one month after council's unanimous vote for "TO Prosperity", the City's poverty reduction strategy faces a funding shortfall.
After a year of community consultations, council will decide on Tuesday whether to adopt a sweeping strategy to boost equity and opportunity for all Torontonians.
Community shows concern for poverty reduction, and urges action.
Residents at a poverty reduction meeting want to see action on transit, child care, and affordable housing.
After a failed run for MP in Trinity-Spadina, the activist and former Olivia Chow staffer is setting his sights on municipal government.
The three-term councillor, who won a close contest in 2010, is looking to hold on to her Ward 30 seat.
The latest phase of the neighbourhood's revitalization officially opened on the first day of summer.
Mixed housing and athletic grounds mark the next stage of Regent Park's transformation.
Women were elected in record numbers in 2010, but you wouldn't know it by looking at council's most influential committee.
Centreville amusement park's operator has put up $30,000 to keep Far Enough Farm running.
Let's be honest, it might rain today. But more importantly: Toronto police may change the way they deal with people who have a mental illness; gone are the days of tinny, hideously outdated, pre-recorded "O Canada" renditions—for Catholic school kids; a battle between comic convention companies pits Comicon against Comic Con; and Far Enough Farm may not get far enough.