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A Volunteer Story

2019-12-08T00:11:19+00:00December 8th, 2019|Categories: General|

I am Dr. Priyal Goenke. I arrived in Canada six months ago with my husband. I grew up in the city of Nagpur in India, where I was working as a dentist.  My husband was offered work at St. Michael Hospital for a year-long clinical fellowship. I left my job and joined him to [...]

Seasonal Flu Clinics

2019-12-08T00:10:34+00:00December 8th, 2019|Categories: General|

This year, Sherbourne Health was able to provide 140 flu shots at 4 off-site clinics. Thanks to everyone at Sherbourne, The Corner, the Supportive Housing Services at 55 Bleecker, and our Flu Prevention Promoters, for your support in ensuring that the off-site flu clinics in St. James Town were successful this year! [...]

Cancer Project Update

2019-12-10T15:59:33+00:00December 8th, 2019|Categories: General|

Sherbourne Health’s “Cancer Education, Screening & Care project for marginalized communities” is a two-year project, generously funded by CIBC. The goal of this project is to provide peer-led cancer education, prevention tips and screening to newcomers, the LGBT2SQ communities and to the homeless/under-housed. A key component of the project is to engage eligible community [...]

Mind Matters

2019-12-11T02:17:49+00:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: General|

On the 28th of November, St. James Town residents celebrated world mental health day. World mental health day is celebrated worldwide on the 10th of October. This year's theme for the day was '40 seconds of action' focusing on suicide and what each of us can do to help prevent it.  On the 10th [...]

Seniors Day Program 7th Anniversary Celebrations

2019-12-09T20:53:00+00:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: General|

The Seniors Program celebrated its 7th anniversary on November 28th, 2019.  Over 30 members and staff came in to join in the celebration at the Corner. We went down memory lane, and compared the start of the program to how much we’ve grown over the years. Members appreciated the program and how much they [...]

In Conversation with Paul Madger – Repair Café

2019-11-13T22:17:38+00:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: General|

Paul Magder, a  retired electronic technologist along with his wife Fern Mosoff, retired civil servant, and Wai Chu Cheng founded Toronto’s Repair Cafe in 2013. At a Repair Café, people are invited to bring in their broken items like lamps, radio, blenders, hair dryers and zippers, computers, jewelry, bikes and other electronics – and [...]

Fall Party for Kids

2019-11-15T12:53:22+00:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: General|

On the 30th of October, fall and Halloween party was organised for the kids in the neighbourhood. The event was organised by The Corner in partnership with Medallion Corp, landlords of 12 buildings in St . James Town. The Medallion team arrived at The Corner early to help with the set up [...]