Creative Corner

- March 2022 - Artwork created by students at Art City in St. James Town.  Students drew self-portraits, their dreams for the future, or things they either enjoyed most or missed during the pandemic.  Art City is a not-for-profit organization that provides free arts programming to local children and youth.  . . [...]

Volunteers’ Spotlight

Advocate for equality  By Nina Badwal - February 2022 - Tatyanna Watts wants to make sure that no one is left behind. She has been volunteering for the St. James Town Community Corner for about a year as a Community Outreach Ambassador. As an African-Canadian, her mission is to connect Black folks [...]

Volunteers’ Spotlight

By Lovlyn Dsouza Lovlyn Dsouza is a resident of St. James Town and volunteers frequently in her community. Currently she is a member of the St. James Town Community Corner’s steering committee. The following are her thoughts on volunteering, given at The Corner’s Volunteer Appreciation event in November 2021. . I [...]

Volunteers’ Spotlight

The teacher turned preacher By Nina Badwal - November 2021 - Eugene Lee has been volunteering at the St. James Town Community Corner since August 2020 – right after landing in Toronto from Vancouver where he spent most of his life.  He started out at The Corner by delivering meals to people in [...]