Lawrence Heights

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Appeal for a community police station for Scarborough

Frustrated with the lack of community safety and security, Toronto councillors discussed how to decrease violence in the city. This topic became a heated discussion Tuesday after Mayor John Tory imtroduced a new motion: “Implementing…

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Gun violence in Toronto

The city of Toronto has seen a 35 per cent increase in gun violence from 2016 over the year before. According to figures released by the Toronto Police Service, in 2015, there were a reported 414 victims of gun violence. In 2016, there were over 513.

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City plan helps launch young entrepreneurs

Hopeton La Touche glanced up from the podium. “I would like to promote and encourage employment within the Lawrence Heights community,” he said. The 21-year-old entrepreneur was delivering his mission statement in front of a…