Keeping it fresh: Market Greens

By Shirley Roberts Officially launched on August 10th, 2022, Market Greens is an initiative in St. James Town that aims to bring affordable fresh fruits and vegetables year-round to low-income residents facing food insecurity. As of 2016, 32% of St. James Town residents have low incomes as compared to the Toronto average of [...]

2022 St. James Town Festival!

By Kaína Mendoza On September 3rd, 2022, after a 2-year hiatus due to COVID, the St. James Town Festival roared back into the heart of the neighbourhood to present a fun-filled afternoon of performances, food, and kids activities celebrating the theme “Hopeful, Resilient, and Stronger - Together.” The special event was a unique [...]

Food for Good Market Greens

By Christina Tran On July 6th 2022, Sherbourne Health’s Food for Good™ Market Greens opened its doors at The Corner @ 240. The aim of this program is to make vegetables and fruit more accessible to community members throughout the year. The market also aims to build the capacity of its customers by offering [...]

Cancer Awareness article

By Laura McDonald Did you know that you can learn about your personal risk for up to six types of cancer and what you can do to help lower your risk with My CancerIQ? Designed by Ontario Health (Cancer Care Ontario), My CancerIQ is a website where people can complete a series of [...]

2022 Spring Gathering

By Munira Yusuf This year, The St. James Town Service Providers' Network (SJTSPN) and The Corner hosted its annual Spring Gathering on June 10th. The event brought together community members and service providers to discuss various topics about the community. The discussions were broken down into four topics, which included access to primary [...]

Swimming Safety

By Lindiwe Sibanda Swimming injuries, drownings, and deaths can all be avoided by adhering to a few simple safety regulations. These laws apply to all bodies of water, including private pools and baths, as well as the beach or lake. It's crucial to use caution at home, at swimming pools, and when on [...]

Summer FREEdom

By Rowan Flood Summer is a time for long, sun-filled hours of adventure and relaxation. Toronto, in particular, is a place bustling with action and opportunity allowing for lots of summer fun. The location of St. James Town gives a unique summer experience to anyone living here. It is close to Greek town [...]

Canada Day

By Jessica Diamond Canada Day is a time of celebration and reflection in communities across the country. We celebrate the rights, freedoms, and privileges that many of us enjoy but also reflect on our nation’s diversity in our past, present, and future. First Nation, Metis, and Inuit peoples have lived in Canada far [...]