Statement about 30 Falstaff Avenue

Statement about 30 Falstaff Avenue

August 01, 2019

TORONTO, August 1, 2019—Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) has issued the following statement about the fatal shooting at 30 Falstaff Ave. 

“We are saddened by this senseless act of gun violence and tragic loss of life. Our thoughts are with the victim’s family and loved ones and the entire Jane Falstaff community. 

“Our local staff are in the community working alongside the City’s Crisis Response team to support tenants and connect them to trauma-related supports. Our Community Safety Unit has shared surveillance video of suspects and is assisting the Toronto Police Service as they pursue a homicide investigation. We encourage tenants and the public to report any information that may help the investigation to Toronto Police at (416) 808-2222 or anonymously to Toronto Crime Stoppers at (416) 222-8477.  

“Toronto Community Housing staff will partner with the City of Toronto Crisis Response Team, Toronto Police Service, the local City Councillor and community services agencies to host a safety meeting for all residents of the Jane Falstaff community. The meeting will be an opportunity for tenants to share their concerns about safety and provide input into a community safety plan. More information about the meeting will be shared next week.”  

TCHC’s Jane Falstaff development at Highway 401 and Jane St. in North York includes a total of 669 rent-geared-to-income units in high-rise apartment buildings at 10, 20, 30 and 40 Falstaff Ave. 

About Toronto Community Housing

Toronto Community Housing (torontohousing.ca) is Canada's largest social housing landlord, providing homes for nearly 60,000 low and moderate-income households in neighbourhoods across the city. We are wholly owned by the City of Toronto and our 2,100 buildings represent a $10-billion public asset.

Media contact:

TCHC media line: 416-737-1352 or media@torontohousing.ca.