Tragic traffic accident at Yonge Street and Erskine Avenue on September 10, 2019

On Tuesday September 10, 2019 a traffic accident involving a cement truck claimed the life of a 54 year old woman who was crossing the street at Yonge Street and Erksine Avenue in Toronto. Our community was shocked and saddened, but unfortunately, not surprised that this tragedy happened so close to home due to the heavy construction activity on our local streets. .

The victim of this tragic accident is Evangeline Lauroza. A growing memorial and heartfelt condolences have been pouring in for her family and friends, and a Go-fund me page has been set-up to help her sister arrange for a proper burial in the Philippines. Click here to go to the page.

To read an article about the accident by the South Bayview Bulldog click here: Grief, anger as friends, Councillors react to Yonge St. fatal.  

To read the article by Global News. click here: Toronto woman killed by cement truck remembered by friends amid community’s call for action

Councillors Mike Colle, Josh Matlow and Jaye Robinson issues a media advisory and held a press conference to announce the changes they would like the city to implement in order to make our midtown streets safe near heavy construction areas. The medial advisory is below:


Community Bulletin #1 – The Roehampton Residence and 55 – 65 Broadway (Temporary Shelters in Midtown)

  From: Roehampton Residence <> Subject: Community Bulletin 1 on The Roehampton Residence and 55-65 Broadway Date: August 11, 2020 at 7:44:27 PM EDT To: Roehampton Residence <> Cc: SSHA Homeless <>   Hello, Thank you for submitting your comment and/or questions regarding the Roehampton Residence (the temporary shelter activated to support physical distancing in response to COVID-19 at 808 Roehampton Avenue and the interim housing site at 55/65). You are receiving this email because … Read more Community Bulletin #1 – The Roehampton Residence and 55 – 65 Broadway (Temporary Shelters in Midtown)

August 19, 2020 Important Community Update

The Roehampton Hotel is now being used as a temporary homeless residence. What does that mean for the community? Residents are invited to join a Community Engagement Session on August 19 from 6-8 p.m. to discuss the opening of the Roehampton Residence with City Staff. Below is the flyer with information about the Meeting, which will be held via phone call. The link to the online session and the call-in number will be available at … Read more August 19, 2020 Important Community Update

Spring Newsletter (April 2020)

Read our Spring 2020 newsletter by clicking on this link:  Spring 2020 Newsletter

SERRA’s 2020 AGM postponed

Due to COVID-19 we have postponed our 2020 AGM. The SERRA AGM was originally scheduled for May 11th, 2020, however due to social distancing requirements we cannot accommodate a meeting at this time. The new date for our AGM will be announced as soon as possible.