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 [...]

World Mental Health Day

By Shirley Roberts - October 2021 -  The World Health Organization recognizes October 10th as World Mental Health Day. In 1992, the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) established World Mental Health Day in an effort to promote education and advocate for people experiencing mental health issues. This year’s theme, set by the [...]

Words matter

By Shirley Roberts - August 2021 - There is no shortage of news, dominated by world events, that is covered in our daily newspapers and through social media. News items compete for our attention through short articles by journalists who often have to keep up with the daily news cycle and looming deadlines. [...]