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Maintenance issues plague Flemingdon Park community housing

Some of the residents in one of Toronto’s oldest community housing complexes have waited as long as seven years for the City of Toronto to make property standards repairs. Data released by the city’s Municipal Licensing and Standards department shows over 100 tenant complaints have been made to the city about Vendome Place, with some dating back to 2010.

New Liberal MP inspired by stories of need among constituents

The winner in Monday’s federal election campaign in Toronto Centre says he ran because he was inspired by constituents in his riding. Liberal Bill Morneau, now the MP for Toronto-Centre, celebrated his victory Monday night at the Paint Box Bistro, in Regent Park. About 100 supporters attended the reception. He attracted over 57 per cent of the votes, according to the CBC Canada Votes website, while his nearest competitor, NDP candidate Linda McQuaig captured nearly 27 per cent.

Youths lose access to public housing gym they helped renovate

A teen-aged resident at a Toronto public housing apartment building says he wants more access to its recreational facilities. The Weston Towers apartment building, at 3101 Weston Rd. in Toronto, recently had some of its recreational facilities revitalized. The gym was reconstructed so that the youth living in the building would have a better gym. […]