Children’s Mental Health and Going Back to School: A conversation with Tamara Este

2020-09-16T15:01:42+01:00September 7th, 2020|Categories: children, Community, covid-19, mental health|

Tamara Este, Program Supervisor, Prevention and Early Intervention Services, SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health talks to us about children's mental health, back to school challenges and tips for parents to support and care for their children. Can you summarize the SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health perspective regarding return to school? It is important that children [...]

A Summer at Home: Supporting children’s activities through a pandemic

2020-11-06T17:00:49+00:00September 3rd, 2020|Categories: children, Community, covid-19, General, nutrition, youth|

“Pivot” - one of the most widely used words of the past six months refers to what countless individuals and organizations have done to respond to the new COVID-19 reality. This article showcases three organizations that have been serving families with children in and near St. James Town -- Reaching Out through Music, summerlunch+, [...]

Programs Re-Opening at The Corner

2020-11-06T17:00:19+00:00September 3rd, 2020|Categories: Activities, children, Community, General, youth|

During these difficult times, The Corner has been determined to maintain programs and services for the community. During the midst of lockdown, The Corner’s brilliant volunteer team assisted in delivering meals to vulnerable residents and worked tirelessly to ensure that St. James Town’s most isolated residents were able to get food, medicine and some [...]

In Conversation with Chris Moise

2020-07-15T12:55:31+01:00June 20th, 2020|Categories: black lives matter, children, Community, covid-19, education, General, pride, racism, TDSB|

In this live-streamed interview, Toronto District School Board (TDSB) school trustee Chris Moise shares with The Corner his perspective and analysis on advancing equity in our community’s schools – both the challenges, and the achievements in which he has played a vital role.  Not the least of these achievements has been the elimination of [...]

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