Letters to the Editor for December 2, 2014

Council candidate displeased with election coverage Beach Metro News was founded to be a non-partisan community paper. Non-partisan does not mean apolitical. Inevitably, the few people running Beach Metro will have their own biases, but lately I have begun to wonder if the paper really is non-partisan and whose voice it really represents. I have […]

Video: Ward 32 all-candidates debate

Ten candidates running to be the next city councillor for Beaches-East York Ward 32 shared their policy ideas at a Oct. 7 debate hosted by Community Centre 55 and Beach Metro Community News at St. John the Baptist Norway Church. All questions were submitted by Beach Metro News readers. Candidates Bruce Baker and Jim Brookman declined requests to […]

News Briefs

Candidates for the Ward 32 city council seat meet for a two-hour debate at St. John the Baptist Norway Anglican church, organized by Beach Metro Community News and Community Centre 55, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 7. The event will be moderated by Rob Granatstein, senior producer and director of canada.com. Questions for the […]

Letters to the Editor for April 29

High marks for creativity in business assistance plan To help businesses along Queen Street and improve the overall experience of living in the area, I call on residents to seek out Toronto Parking Authority officers on their daily patrols. Engage these diligent and often maligned civil servants in friendly and polite conversation. Enquire how to […]

City will consider bylaw banning feeding of coyotes

Citing public safety, city staff have rejected one councillor’s call for a ‘no kill’ policy towards problem coyotes. But this fall, council will consider a bylaw that fines anyone caught feeding coyotes $240 for a first offence and up to $5,000 for repeat offenders. Scarborough Centre councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker asked last March for a new policy […]

In support of term limits for City Council

I support term limits for City Councillors and Mayors because I believe in change. Change challenges us, opens up our minds to new possibilities and helps us grow. I promised to bring this challenging idea to City Hall. This past week at city council, I made good on that promise and brought a motion (seconded […]