Category Archives: politics

Merry Xmas – 2007

Here is the Xmas greeting we sent to Councillor McConnell. During the fall of 2007, dog owners in the Shuter-Sumach park were being unfairly hassled by city inspectors, even when dogs were on leash. Hopefully the city won’t be hassling … Continue reading

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Heritage Lighting Program

Ever wonder where the City gets the money for the historic light fixtures which have appeared at random throughout Corktown during the past few years? Section 37 money of course (if you want, call it a “bribe” for extra density). … Continue reading

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report from Methadone task force

As reported this week in the Toronto Star (“Doctors exploit addicts to milk OHIP” and “Methadone rules tightened“), and in a news release on the MoH website, the March 2007 “Methadone Maintenance Treatment Practices Task Force” is now publicly available. … Continue reading

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Methadone task force

The large volume methadone clinic, which relocated from Front+Frederick to 431 King East in June? 2006, has been a negative influence on Corktown for several months. A task force which is reviewing the province’s methadone program, met on Jan 24 … Continue reading

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map of social services in east downtown Toronto

Anyone who has lived in Wards 27 or 28 for awhile will be aware that Toronto’s east downtown contains more social services, hostels, and shelters than the rest of the City in total. To illustrate, this interactive electronic map was … Continue reading

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