Tenants rights raised at Toronto-Danforth debate

All Maureen Codd wanted to do was move into an apartment building with a clean slate. “Don’t do anything,” was her motto and she hoped no issues would get in the way. All of that changed the morning of July 20, 2008, when a hydro vault explosion sent flames through her 2 Secord Place apartment. […]

Editorial: Mutual understanding missing in health-care debate

In East York, we’re already getting a sneak peek of what this new health care regime could look like. This coming Thursday, Toronto East General Hospital is closing its outpatient physiotherapy clinic. A hospital manager was blunt about the reason: “This year, we will not be getting a significant increase to our budget. The $300,000 is a savings basically for us to meet our budget.”