Media Statement: Tragic incident at 3847 Lawrence Ave. E.

Media Statement: Tragic incident at 3847 Lawrence Ave. E.

November 12, 2019

TORONTO, November 12, 2019 — Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) is deeply saddened by the death of a child who was fatally injured in a tragic incident at our building at 3847 Lawrence Ave. E. yesterday. 

Our thoughts are with the family at this difficult time and we offer them our sincere condolences. TCHC staff are onsite at the building today to assist tenants who require support. We also thank the first responders who took prompt action. 

Toronto Community Housing staff attended at the building yesterday alongside Toronto Police Service to investigate what took place and we continue to review this incident. We will take any appropriate action once the facts are known.

About Toronto Community Housing:

Toronto Community Housing (www.torontohousing.ca) is Canada's largest social housing provider. We provide homes for nearly 60,000 low- and moderate-income households in neighbourhoods across the city.

Media contact: 

media@torontohousing.ca | 416-737-1352