‘Go Green’ – Reuse Recycle Reduce
We at the community corner welcome the New Year by Going Green. January 2020 – ‘Go Green’ – Reuse Recycle Reduce. The United Nations (UN) declared 2020 the ‘International Year of Plant Health’. Read more...
HIV Prevention Program
St. Stephen’s Community House (SSCH) is a non- profit multi-service agency which has been creating opportunities and strengthening communities for over 50 years.St James Town Community Corner collaborates with the HIV Prevention Program to provide harm reduction and sexual health services to the St. James Town Community. Read more...
Fixing is Our Game
The 240 Share and Reuse Space aims to support a culture of reusing, sharing, repairing and repurposing items to prolong their life. In line with this philosophy we have initiated daily repairs and mending at the 240 Space. Read more...
Habits Matter – Setting Healthy Goals for 2020
Feeling like you want to improve your life through exercise, stress reduction, healthy eating, smoking less, sleep quality or anything else? Here are the steps to setting a goal or ‘Action Plan’ from Diabetes Education Program. Read more..
Music & Mental Health
Belonging to a choir, or any arts group is enormously beneficial for any age group, and sets up a lifetime of feeling valued as part of a supportive and encouraging community. Read more...
Career Guidance for St. James Town Youth
On Friday January 24, 2020, St. James Town (SJT) Partners held their first ever event at the St. James Town Corner. Dr. James Aw, chief medical officer at OMERS and former chief medical officer at Medcan Health, came to speak to high school students. Read more...
In Conversation with Our Gardener – Christopher
We spoke to Christopher, our neighbourhood gardener, who volunteers his time creating green spaces to residents. Christopher talks to us about his passion and why gardening as a hobby has something for everyone and how it contributes to our overall well being. Read more...
Highlights of the Month
Here are the the highlights of all that happened at The Corner during the month of January. Click here to read the highlights.
Updates and Announcements
Black History Month Celebrations: Feb 28th 5 - 7PM. Know more...
Get Growing (Workshop on Balcony Gardening): March 6th & 7th. Know more...
Apply to be a community Ambassador: Know more...
Annual St. James Town Spring Gathering - March 27th (Save the date)
In The News
After 18 months, the residents of 650 Parliament St. are finally going home
Cynthia Hamlin called 650 Parliament St. home for 30 years, but after a major fire and 18 months of displacement, the Toronto building she once loved and lived in with her mother only inspires fear and stress. “I don't think I'll ever feel the same way that I did before this fire,” she said. “I think I will always feel unsafe.” Read more...
Sort-of Secret: These Cabbagetown croissants have a cult following
How do you identify a perfect croissant? Listen to it. Tap on the surface with a fingernail and it’ll clack like the crust of a crème brûlée. Tear into it and precious flakes of buttery crust shake loose in every direction. But ultimately, you’ll know it when you taste it—like the croissants at tiny Tasso Baking in Cabbagetown. Read More...
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