#TorontoDanforth's Weekly Community Engagement Post. This is the #FastFive! Policies, Concerns, Issues, Events plus #GoByBikeTorontoDanforth routes in & around #Ward14: #HousingNOW; #EatLocal; 🚲#ThisMachineFightsClimateChange; #DrivenToSucceed & The Canadian Accent Image
#FastOne: One of yours @TDNDP? "Strangely, local city councillor Paula Fletcher is unhappy with this – she has expressed concern that the developers will try to replace much of the office with housing." via @alexbozikovic theglobeandmail.com/canada/toronto…
#FastOne Pt 2: "NIMBYs, Jane Jacobs Won’t Help Us Solve Today’s Housing Crisis" via @naama_blonder storeys.com/jane-jacobs-wo…
#FastOne Pt 3: "The city’s aim is to transform the area — adding up to 30,000 new residents — without losing those jobs or the industries providing them." via @GraphicMatt thestar.com/opinion/contri…
#FastOne Pt 4: Something to look into @TDNDP "Practically overnight, @MoreNeighbours has become the only adult in the room when it comes to housing in Toronto. No industry association, no politician, no media outlet gets it so right," @itsahousingtrap
#FastTwo: "One of the newest food shops to open during the pandemic is Barcelona Gourmet on the Danforth, just east of Pape Avenue. Inside you’ll find a curated mix of foodstuffs reflective of the heritage of the family who owns the shop." via @Suresh thestar.com/life/food_wine…
#FastThree: Are you listening @Peter_Tabuns? "A recent study of London found that cargo bikes could reduce emissions from package delivery by one-third compared with electric vans..." via @DavidZipper HT 🚲#ThisMachineFightsClimateChange bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
#FastThree Pt 2: Are you listening @Peter_Tabuns? Interest in cycling has been growing since the pandemic — and many plan to keep pedalling even after the snow falls via @SteveKupf 🚲#ThisMachineFightsClimateChange tvo.org/article/why-mo…
#FastThree Pt 4: Are you listening @Peter_Tabuns? Climate Change: from anxiety to action via @CentennialEDU on Dec 6th w/ @envirodefence's
@AlienorR2 & @ClimateNa's Rebecca Weston
#FastFour: Driven to Succeed with @CouncillorSteve Anderson via @ShelburnePL's Rose Dotten
#FastFive: Learning about the Canadian accent - Paige Saunders emigrated from New Zealand to Canada. In this video, he explores the Canadian accent and explores its connection to the evolution of English. via @SailingOnSound

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