Category Archives: safety

Jane’s Walk – tomorrow!

It’s finally spring! And with spring comes Jane’s Walks.  Named after urban activist and journalist Jane Jacobs, who called Toronto her home, Jane’s Walks take place annually in and around neighbourhoods where community members walk together and (re)discover local places.  Here … Continue reading

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Friends of Coleman Park

There is a new group forming called Friends of Coleman Park.  They are gathering community members, city workers from Parks and Rec, Councillor Janet Davis, representatives from Toronto Police (etc) to explore how Coleman Park might be improved.  They’re looking to … Continue reading

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Danforth Safety – information and Working Group meeting

As you may or may not have heard, a man was shot while walking along Danforth Ave near Coxwell 2 days ago.  Here is a link about it on CBC website. In response to this, our City Councillor, Janet Davis … Continue reading

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Street Party

I apologize for the last notice – The Campaign to Raise Minimum Wage is hosting a street party Thursday June 18th from 5:30 to 7:30 at Access Point on Danforth (just east of Victoria Park Ave). There will be snacks, … Continue reading

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Toronto Police Service: Missing Girl

Toronto Police Service released at statement on Friday requesting the public’s assistance locating a missing girl.  The girl was last seen in our ‘hood, around Secord and Dawes Avenues. Sarah Gauthier, age 14, is described as white, 5’9″, 160 lbs., with long … Continue reading

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Danforth Secord in Toronto Life

Danforth Secordian Nayamath Syed speaks out in GTA magazine Toronto Life about his experiences in our ‘hood, focusing on Secord School’s crumbling infrastructure. It’s a worthy read, and Nayamath is clear and focused in his description of his experiences. What’s … Continue reading

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Secord Infrastructure – help!

Community members!  Secord School needs your help! Please consider filling in an on-line survey to help Secord get new, permanent infrastructure. As you may already be aware (and for those of you who are not, listen in), Secord School has … Continue reading

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