NewsLetter-December-11-20192021-03-18T17:50:14+00:00
Seniors Day Program 7th Anniversary Celebrations
The Seniors Program celebrated its 7th anniversary on November 28th, 2019. Over 30 members and staff came in to join in the celebration at the Corner. Read more...
Mind Matters
On the 28th of November, St. James Town residents celebrated world mental health day. World mental health day is celebrated worldwide on the 10th of October. This year’s theme for the day was ’40 seconds of action’ focusing on suicide and what each of us can do to help prevent it. Read more...
Cancer Project Update
Sherbourne Health’s “Cancer Education, Screening & Care project for marginalized communities” is a two-year project, generously funded by CIBC. The goal of this project is to provide peer-led cancer education, prevention tips and screening to newcomers, the LGBTQ communities and to the homeless/under-housed. Read more..
In Conversation with Medallion Corp.
Meddallion Corp is one the major property owners in St. James Town with four high rises and several town houses in the neighbourhood. We spoke to Yvonne from Medallion to know more about them and how they feel being part of the St. James Town community. Read more...
Crisis Response to 200 Wellesley Fire
On November 8th, around 8:40 am, the emergency crews were outside 200 Wellesley Street East to deal with a fire on the ninth floor of the Toronto Community Housing building (TCH). Health Access staff at The Corner met with TCH staff to find out what support they would need and to plan ahead for the day. Read more...
A Volunteer Story
Priyal is a resident of St. James Town and has been actively involved in several community initiatives in the neighbourhood. A dentist by profession, Priyal has in several ways been involved at The Corner. She shares her experience as a newcomer to Canada and her time with The Corner and working in The neighbourhood. Read more...
Seasonal Flu Clinics
This year, Sherbourne Health was able to provide 140 flu shots at 4 off-site clinics. Thanks to everyone at Sherbourne, The Corner, the Supportive Housing Services at 55 Bleecker, and our Flu Prevention Promoters, for their support in ensuring that the off-site flu clinics in St. James Town were successful this year.
Highlights of the Month
Here are the the highlights of all that happened at The Corner during the month of November. Click here to read the highlights.
Events and Announcements
Events
Holiday Party
: Dec 18th 6-7.30 PM. Know more...
Winter Clothing Drive: Dec 14th 10AM-1 PM. Know more...

Programs
Introduction to Photography
: Saturdays 5-7 PM. Know more...
Laptop & Computer Maintenance: Thursdays 6:30-8 PM. Know more...
Design and Make Your Own Clothes: Thursdays 12:30-2 PM. Know more...
In The News
Twenty newcomer artists recognized through neighbourhood arts awards
Designed to boost the careers of newcomer artists across the city, the Toronto Arts Foundation Neighbourhood Arts Network Awardsare presented to artists, cultural leaders and organizations in recognition of artistic excellence, cultural leadership and contribution to the arts. Read more...
Seniors keep dying on Toronto streets. What do they need to be safe?
It’s an all too familiar story on Toronto’s streets, where at least 24 pedestrians over the age of 60 have been killed so far this year, 37 total. Read More...
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