The Toronto Community Housing Corporation is planning door-to-door safety visits after a second fatal fire in Greenwood Towers since December.
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.
Recent fires at Toronto Community Housing high-rise buildings have sparked conversations about fire regulations and safety for local residents. Here are three tips to ensure fire safety in apartment buildings.
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.
A recent research report released by the Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis calls for widespread repairs at Toronto Community Housing, saying many buildings are aging and in disrepair.
Red Door serves mothers and children who are fleeing abusive relationships
Toronto Police have made two arrests following the Wednesday shooting in Regent Park, that left one man in serious but non life threatening condition.
Toronto Community Housing (TCH) shocked tenants of public housing units with the possibility that they might be asked to move out. Malvern’s Lowry Square has 13 houses on the list. Residents are unhappy with the TCH’s announcement.
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. […]