After the Financial District, Cabbagetown is the smallest neighbourhood by population in the Core. It has a high percentage of middle-aged residents 45 years and over. It also has the highest average household income, level of homeownership, and the lowest immigration rate in the Core. Cabbagetown is home to a volunteer organization named Cabbagetown Resident Association, which is made up of residents advocating for community interests.

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Statement: Protest at Parliament Street and Gerrard Street East

Over the weekend, a demonstration in support of Palestine made its way through Regent Park. At Parliament Street and Gerrard Street East the demonstration was interrupted when Toronto Police attempted to seize a truck that was in motion with people on its bed, in violation of the Highway Traffic Act.

March 2024 City Council Update

March 2024 City Council Update

Toronto City Council had a jam-packed and exciting session this past March 20 and 21. Aside from lively discussion about the 2026 FIFA World Cup, section 37 funds were released for projects coming from my office’s Participatory Budgeting 2023 exercise.

Participatory Budgeting 2024

Participatory Budgeting 2024

Last year was the first time PB was done in Ward 13; we learned a lot about what improvements residents want to see in their neighbourhoods. Now, it’s time to generate some new ideas for 2024!

The Year Ahead

The Year Ahead

In this special update, I explain what this year’s adopted budget means for us in Toronto Centre and the work to be done in the year ahead.

The Mayor's Budget

The Mayor's Budget

On February 1, Mayor Olivia Chow released her version of the budget. This iteration comes after the Staff budget was released on January 10th and underwent extensive public consultation at pre-budget consultations last November, budget town halls, and budget committee meetings. 

Getting Toronto Back on Track: The Proposed 2024 Budget

Getting Toronto Back on Track: The Proposed 2024 Budget

Over the last week, I have heard from many constituents about the City’s proposed 2024 budget. I wanted to address the concerns I have heard regarding the property tax rate increase as I can understand the anxiety this has caused. 

 

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