About Communications

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Communications has created 80 blog entries.

Fixing is our Game

2020-03-12T22:07:44+01:00March 11th, 2020|Categories: General|

The Repair Workshop, organized in partnership with Repair Café Toronto, has been offering training on how to repair everyday electrical appliances. On the concluding night of the four-week program, in celebration of how far they had come, the participants received an award and a dinner. During this last session, it was clear how much [...]

People of all colors celebrate Black History Month

2020-03-12T22:05:18+01:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: General|

The Corner, along with the multi-cultural neighbourhood of St. James Town, celebrated Black History Month on 28 February 2020 to honour the valuable contributions of Black historical figures and the Black Canadians who are continuing to be instrumental to Canada's culture and legacy. The event welcomed people with live music and a soothing song [...]

What is Love? Defining Love and Examining it’s Importance on our Health

2020-04-01T16:14:07+01:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: General|

How does one define love? Love is a complex set of emotions that we all experience when we feel close to another person. In the month of February, and particularly on Valentine’s Day, we celebrate and build on the love we have for our romantic partners. While this form of romantic love is important, [...]

For the Love of Seniors: A Conversation with Vickie Rennie and participants

2020-03-13T00:10:11+01:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: General|

The ‘For the Love of Seniors’ annual Valentine’s Day event, organised by the Bleecker and Wellesley Activity Network (BWAN), enjoyed its fourth annual Valentine’s celebration this February 14th. Walking through the doors of the Wellesley Community Centre on a sunny and crisp morning, we were met with a large crowd of seniors who were [...]

‘Go Green’ – Reuse Recycle Reduce.

2020-02-10T00:34:17+01:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: General|

We at the community corner welcome the New Year by Going Green. January 2020 – ‘Go Green’ – Reuse Recycle Reduce. The United Nations (UN) declared 2020 the 'International Year of Plant Health'. Capping off the 'Decade on Biodiversity', the UN continues to recognize and promote healthy ecosystems as a key to sustainable development.  The beginning [...]

Music & Mental Health

2020-02-10T00:27:42+01:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: General|

2020 brings heightened expectations for everything new! It’s not just a new year, but a whole new decade. Reaching Out Through Music is delighted to embrace this new era and is thrilled to look forward to so many exciting activities on our agenda in the coming months. The St. James Town Children’s Choir has [...]

In Conversation with Our Gardener – Christopher

2020-02-10T00:12:54+01:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: General|

We spoke to Christopher, our neighbourhood gardener, who volunteers his time creating green spaces to residents. Christopher talks to us about his passion and why gardening as a hobby has something for everyone and how it contributes to our overall well being. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself, and how you [...]

HIV Prevention Program with St. Stephen’s Community House

2020-02-10T00:19:33+01:00February 3rd, 2020|Categories: General|

St. Stephen’s Community House (SSCH) is a non- profit multi-service agency which has been creating opportunities and strengthening communities for over 50 years. St. Stephen’s works with individuals and communities across Toronto to identify, prevent and alleviate social and economic problems by developing and delivering a range of highly effective and innovative programs.  St. [...]

Fixing is Our Game

2020-02-10T00:06:17+01:00February 2nd, 2020|Categories: General|

The 240 Share and Reuse Space aims to support a culture of reusing, sharing, repairing and repurposing items to prolong their life. In line with this philosophy we have initiated daily repairs and mending at the 240 Space. Residents can now bring in small home appliances like radios, music players, ovens, heaters, fans, [...]

Habits Matter – How to Set Healthy Goals for 2020

2020-02-09T23:56:29+01:00February 1st, 2020|Categories: General|

Feeling like you want to improve your life through exercise, stress reduction, healthy eating, smoking less, sleep quality or anything else?  Steps to setting a goal or ‘Action Plan’:  Choose something you want to do (not what someone else wants you to do) Make it as specific and realistic as possible  Answer the questions: [...]