It All Begins With Space

The SPACE Coalition advocates for affordable, accessible and equitable access to public space that is welcoming to all residents. We believe that access to public space, including schools and municipal facilities, is the cornerstone of healthy, vibrant neighbourhoods.

With key support from Social Planning Toronto, the SPACE Coalition is diverse group of city and provincial organizations, community groups and individuals that aims to maximize community use of public space.

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    SPACE Delegation on the TDSB 2024-25 Operating Budget

    April 03, 2024
    On Tuesday, April 2, 2024, SPACE Coalition Co-Chair Susan Fletcher spoke to the TDSB's Finance, Budget and Enrolment Committee. In response to a significant budgetary shortfall, TDSB staff recommended a review of permit fees to ensure the fees fully recover the ancillary costs such as nonscheduled custodian services, media and technology specialists, stage crews, security officers and parking attendants. As well, the TDSB is looking to recover funds they are providing to subsidize the use of space, above and beyond what is provided through the Province's Community Use of Schools grant. Our SPACE Coalition Co-Chair shared the following thoughts with the committee.
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