The city moved quickly on the safety side of the ledger, installing white plastic bollards and splashing down white paint. As a result, community activist Dave Meslin is knee-deep in neighbourhood complaints.
The opioid crisis killed more than 300 people in the city in 2017, and it’s getting worse. Toronto’s medical officer of health is advocating for a controversial public health–based approach that includes decriminalization to solve the emergency.
Anyone who lives anywhere near midtown knows first-hand how difficult it is to drive on Eglinton Avenue. The construction of the LRT has made a real mess of things. As hard as it is to drive along Eglinton, trying to keep a business open is even harder.