Re-envisioning the St. James Town West Park

2021-08-03T16:26:27+01:00August 3rd, 2021|Categories: 240 Hub, Activities, Community, Earth Day, General, Nature|

- By Dimitrije Martinovic - Blending form with function in design and application is always at the heart of architectural projects. Adding social and inspirational factors to the equation can sometimes become less of a priority. But with a project like a public park in a neighbourhood as diverse as St. James Town, [...]

Towards a greener St. James Town

2021-10-13T18:11:12+01:00August 3rd, 2021|Categories: 240 Hub, Community, Earth Day, General, Spring Gathering|

- By Nina Badwal -  St. James Town is the largest high-rise community in Canada.  With 19 towering residential buildings, it is also one of the most densely populated neighbourhoods in the country.  And more high-rises will be popping up here within the next few years.  It’s a community composed of a substantial [...]

Straight Talk with The Corner @240

2021-04-15T22:22:11+01:00April 14th, 2021|Categories: 240 Hub, Activities, Community, covid-19, Earth Day|

By Munira Yusuf We interview Resource Worker, Alaa Mohamed, to discuss sustainability, Repair Café, and how the pandemic has impacted The Corner @240.    1) Can you please tell us about the current programs/workshops that are happening at the 240 and how residents can join? At the 240, there are different domains which include the [...]

Balcony Gardening- Where to Start this Spring?

2021-04-14T03:09:25+01:00April 14th, 2021|Categories: 240 Hub, Activities, Community, Earth Day, education, General|

By Georgina Alford Last March, The Corner@240 welcomed Lara Mrosovsky, author of “Grow Without A Garden”,  for a series of workshops teaching residents about gardening on balconies. Gardening does not  only have aesthetic benefits, in fact, a scientific report has listed a wide range of health and  mental health benefits including reducing stress and [...]

Waste Management in Toronto – with Solid Waste Management Services

2020-11-13T17:21:14+00:00October 10th, 2020|Categories: 240 Hub, Community, General, policy|

Michael Skaljin and Jedrick So work with The City's Solid Waste Management Services. They speak to us on why the Canadian Waste Reduction Week matters, on circular economy and the challenges and opportunities we face as a city in waste management. The Corner @240 is funded by the Solid Waste Management Services. 1. Waste Reduction [...]

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