On Sunday, Nov. 8, we celebrated our mother’s 100th birthday. An incredible milestone and in these difficult times of COVID-19, we hoped to have some celebration.
I’m going to be completely honest here. Yes, it does clearly seem like there is two sides to this specific story and, yes, the details being revealed seem quite believable. But I have been living here in Beaverton for four years, temporarily owned a business here, have family members who work locally in town as well and I will say one thing – racism does exist around the area.
At the regional council meeting on Wednesday (Oct. 28), Oshawa Mayor Carter, who invested $100,000 of his taxpayers’ money in street patrols to manage homeless issues in his downtown area, had the audacity to challenge a local Beaverton resident on her request for more security at a seniors’ residence that will be within 50 meters of the proposed supportive housing project.
Thank you Chair and members of regional council. Firstly, I want to thank you for permitting me to talk on the issue of the supportive housing project in Beaverton which you approved a number of months ago.
Just a reminder to you folks, our produce isn’t free.
COVID-19 has been hard on all of us, in many different ways. And while Thanksgiving is traditionally a time for friends and families from different households to come together, share a meal and give thanks, we are urging you to celebrate differently this year.
As we aim to control the spread of COVID-19 in our community, it is important that we all continue to do our part and take public health preventive measures during the holiday season.
Since July, we’ve been following the advice of Dr. Robert Kyle, Durham Region’s Medical Officer of Health, to ensure the mandatory use of non-medical masks or face coverings within most public and enclosed indoor spaces.
Township council has already received more than a dozen letters from residents concerned with Durham Region’s plan to build a SUPPORTIVE HOUSING COMPLEX in Beaverton.
Two residents have contacted council with concerns about speeding vehicles on King Street in Beaverton. Both are on the agenda for Monday’s (Sept. 21) meeting.