St. James Town Annual Spring Gathering 2019

2019-04-17T16:53:18+01:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: General|

The residents and service providers of St. James Town came together for the Annual St. James Town Spring Gathering 2019 on 22nd March 2019. This was the 6th Spring Gathering organised by residents, Health Access St. James Town and the St. James Town Service Providers’ Network The Spring Gathering is an annual consultation [...]

Fred Victor’s ‘STOP’ program for seniors

2019-04-17T16:53:18+01:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: General|

The St. James Town Outreach Program (STOP) is a rapid access, intensive, short term geriatric case management program that supports adults 55 and over in Saint James Town (SJT), Moss Park and Regent Park. The program reaches out to seniors with complex mental health illnesses and those facing challenges related to poverty, social isolation, [...]

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

2019-04-17T16:53:18+01:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: General|

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination event was observed on 21st of March 2019. As a community space for a very multicultural community, The Corner observed the day in a small but meaningful manner. The main purpose of this event was to stand in solidarity with and express our respect to [...]

Seniors’ Social – A Talent Show

2019-04-17T16:53:18+01:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: General|

The seniors of St. James town (SJT) came together on the March 28 for a afternoon of fun and performance at Dixon Hall. Approximately 60 seniors took part in the event. Performances ranging from singing, dancing, instrumentals, group interactive meditation, acting to arts and crafts were on display. The event aptly represented the diversity [...]

Self-care, Resilience, and Celebration

2019-04-17T16:53:18+01:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: General|

Self-care, Resilience, and Celebration were the central themes for International Women’s day 2019. Celebrating womanhood involves appreciating the resilience women demonstrate in the face of discrimination and enabling them to care for themselves in a world that demands so much from them. As a part of the celebrations, The Corner and The St. James [...]

UofT Students at The Corner

2019-04-17T16:53:18+01:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: General|

Six university of Toronto students were at The Corner for three days from Feb 19-21, 2019 as part of Alternative Reading Week (ARW). After three days at The Corner, interacting with the community, getting involved in different programs and activities, the students shared their observations, ideas and recommendations with the Corner staff. The students were involved in extensive [...]

Service Provider’s Network Develops Strategic Plan

2019-04-17T16:53:19+01:00March 10th, 2019|Categories: General|

The St. James Town Service Providers’ Network (SPN) is a collection of agencies formed to bring collaborative partnerships, community engagement and integrated service coordination. The Network collaborates and coordinates stakeholders inside and outside the network to address the needs of residents and promote an inclusive and vibrant community. The SPN undertook a collaborative planning session, [...]

Spring Gathering Preparations in Full Swing

2019-04-17T16:53:19+01:00March 10th, 2019|Categories: General|

The planning for the annual St. James Town Spring Gathering is under way. The Spring Gathering is a unique event where residents get together over a meal, to discuss ideas and hopes for the well-being of the St. James Town community . It is hosted by Health Access St. James Town and the St. James Town Service Providers' Network [...]

Community Meeting for St. James Town Residents

2019-04-17T16:53:19+01:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: General|

Following the recent hydro, and water shutdowns in several high rises in St. James Town and the fire at 650 Parliament in August last year, The City of Toronto in partnership with Toronto Fire, City Councillor Kristyn Wong Tam and The Corner organised public resident's meeting to discuss tenant rights and updates on building inspections. [...]