In Conversation with Paul Madger – Repair Café

2019-11-13T22:17:38+00:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: General|

Paul Magder, a  retired electronic technologist along with his wife Fern Mosoff, retired civil servant, and Wai Chu Cheng founded Toronto’s Repair Cafe in 2013. At a Repair Café, people are invited to bring in their broken items like lamps, radio, blenders, hair dryers and zippers, computers, jewelry, bikes and other electronics – and [...]

Fall Party for Kids

2019-11-15T12:53:22+00:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: General|

On the 30th of October, fall and Halloween party was organised for the kids in the neighbourhood. The event was organised by The Corner in partnership with Medallion Corp, landlords of 12 buildings in St . James Town. The Medallion team arrived at The Corner early to help with the set up [...]

35 Years of Progress Place

2019-11-13T20:14:12+00:00October 13th, 2019|Categories: General|

On October 10, 2019, Progress Place had 3 reasons to celebrate - Its 35th Anniversary, World Mental Health Day and Brenda Singer, founding director receives the Order of Canada. Over 300 guests attended this auspicious event. Besides Councillor Kristen Wong Tam, and Suze Morrison  (NDP), our agency partners, collaborators, family members, friends, neighbors, board [...]

World Mental Health Day

2019-10-09T19:52:04+00:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: General|

World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10th every year. The objective is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. The day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work and what more needs [...]

Cabbagetown and St. James Town Partnership

2019-09-12T02:01:45+00:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: General|

Cabbagetown and St. James Town partnered together for joint community festivals on Saturday September 7th. While the St. James Town's festival was from 1-6 pm, while Cabbagetown continued its tradition of having the festival over both Saturday and Sunday.  As neighbours, residents from Cabbagetown and St. James Town often frequent spend time [...]

SJT Festival 2019

2019-09-12T13:36:56+00:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: General|

Every year, the residents of St. James Town and the St. James Town Service Providers’ Network (SJTSPN) together host a Festival to celebrate and promote diversity in SJT. This year the festival was celebrated on the 7th of September. With several safety related incidents in the past one year, [...]