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People interested in looking at ideas to reduce the ever increasing criminal activity along Lakeshore.

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Police presence on Lakeshore... 4 Replies

Hi Everyone,I had heard recently that more foot patrol/bike police had been added to our neighbourhood. Can't say that I've seen much of a difference. Does anyone know how to contact the Toronto…Continue

Started by Jessica. Last reply by Faberge Aug 20, 2012.

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Comment by Carol Ledden-Cusson on May 15, 2015 at 5:29pm

You can also report it to the Lakeshore Village BIA and we can work with building/store owners to help get it repaired.

Comment by Lakeshore Sweeper on April 25, 2015 at 4:02pm

If you see Graffiti Vandalism in progress, call 911. If you believe that graffiti is gang or hate related, contact the police immediately at (416) 808-2222. Do not remove gang or hate graffiti without first contacting the police. For additional information contact: • The Graffiti Information Line: (416) 733-8686 • City of Toronto: 311 If you have information regarding Graffiti Vandalism, call Crime Stoppers at (416) 222-TIPS (8477). 

Comment by Lakeshore Sweeper on April 25, 2015 at 3:15pm

Unfortunately an other wave of Graffiti vandalism happen again in Lakeshore Village at 8 street The new nicely refurbished building operated by #GOODLAKE was the most heavily hit.  

Goodlake
2976 Lake Shore Boulevard West

Toronto, ON M8V 1J9

To my dismay I offered to the owner of GOODLAKE  free Graffiti removal as long as they provide the paint. The reply was that they didn't mind and it wasnt a priority for them.  I encourage any member to contact them  and show your concern about the look of our neighborhood.  
if we keep removing the graffiti as soon as they are done  we can discourage the vandalism.
 

Comment by Lakeshore Sweeper on April 25, 2015 at 3:05pm

485-7. Failure to comply; removal by City; costs. A. If an owner or occupant fails to comply with a notice given under § 485-4A or is refused an exemption and fails to comply with the second notice given under § 485-4E(6)(b), the TORONTO MUNICIPAL CODE CHAPTER 485, GRAFFITI 485-6 2011-10-25 Executive Director may enter upon any land at any reasonable time for the purposes of doing the things described in the notice. B. Costs incurred by the City in doing the work required under subsection A and any other or ancillary costs required to carry out the doing of things described in the notice may be recovered by action or by adding the costs to the tax roll and collecting them in the same 

Comment by April MacDonell on February 9, 2011 at 12:41am
Ryan and Taking Back Lakeshore:

I want to thank you, Ryan, for your kind words late 2010 regarding some of the initiatives we are "growing" to support community safety in our neighbourhoods. One step at a time, we decided to launch our blog, Lakeshoresafe as a first step (with more to come).

Thank you Ryan for your encouragement, help and shining example. I hope we can meet again.

Note on blog below:

New Toronto is an established mature neighbourhood with a mix of long time residents and new families.

Our proximity to the lake, Prince Of Wales Park, Humber College and the numerous ‘windows to the lake’ make our neighbourhood a unique and lovely place to live.

READ THE BLOG (see below) created by your neighbours.  It includes safety tips, contacts and keeps you informed.

Let’s keep our neighbourhood safe and secure. 

Watch out for your neighbour as you would like them to watch out for you

KEEP SAFE – STAY SECURE and report any suspicious activity immediately to the police.


www.lakeshoresafe.blogspot.com
www.twitter.com/lakeshoresafe
www.OurLakeshore.net: Left-hand pane
www.newtorontohistorical.com: "Related Links"

Take care,
Comment by Cafe du Lac on December 6, 2010 at 9:38pm
Ryan - please stop in for a chat before you leave the neighbourhood. Very sad to hear this, but I cannot blame you - you have to do what is best for you and your family. Perhaps, this might be a wake up call to all those who doubt the veracity of all our complaints. Happy holidays to you and yours.
Comment by JT on September 8, 2010 at 10:57am
Strangely, I expected with the new police college in place, I would be seeing patrols of student police. Has anyone seen increased police activity? Is there a way we can petition them to have more foot patrols throughout the neighbourhood?
Comment by Cafe du Lac on July 3, 2010 at 7:13pm
Wow. I know the Rabba people - they seem pretty nice. Good to know they and the banks acted so fast. The machine had to have been swapped out. Could not figure out how else this would happen....We get our bank card shut down about once every 3 months from using it at a "suspect" place. The banks are very good at this and we haven't had any losses. Still, makes you wonder...
Comment by Cafe du Lac on July 3, 2010 at 5:46pm
At the Café, we make sure we do this in front of you and have a very strong Moneris system (RBC and BMO) behind us. It's when you get those "no-name" cheaper type systems that you can run into lots of problems. Be on the lookout-any establishment that uses a bank debit system, like Moneris or TD is a bit more legit. Happy Canada Day everyone.
Comment by leanne on May 4, 2010 at 1:04pm
 

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